This presentation will offer an overview of the skills required in medical communication. It will tackle issues related to understanding the context of medical communication, learning the difference between the roles of a proofreader and copy editor, and identifying different levels of editing.
Genevieve Long, PhD, is a freelance medical writer and editor specializing in patient education, plain language, health literacy, and marketing communications. She began her medical writing career as a manuscript editor at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Long has been active in the American Medical Writers Association since 2002 and is past president of AMWA-Northwest. She holds a PhD in English from the University of Oregon.