Writing samples

I’m a medical writer and editor with 15 years’ experience specializing in medical communications for physician and patient expert audiences.

Here are some of my writing samples:

Health website articles

Meghan Markle’s Pregnancy Is Happening on Her Terms — And This Has Life-Saving Lessons for Pregnant Women With Chronic Illness

Exercising With Ulcerative Colitis? Try These 5 Fixes for Common Workout Fears

Pregnancy Helps BRCA1 Mutation Previvor Learn of High Cancer Risk

How Can You Advocate for Your Chronic Condition on Capitol Hill?

All About Gastric (Stomach) Cancer: The Basics

Clinical news stories

First, Only Treatment Developed to Help Prevent Migraine Released – So What Does It Mean For You?

Copying and Pasting in EHRs: Be careful how you use the copy feature in medical records

US military the vanguard in refractive surgery research and implementation

Using new toric IOL lenses in glaucoma patients not as easy as you might think

Experts differ on corneal astigmatism correction in cataract surgery

Press releases

Annual medical meeting release: ASCRS Film Festival Marks 35th Anniversary with Celebration of Past, Present Winners

Clinical: Study findings on bladder cancer surgery (picked up by MedPage Today, Medscape, DOTmed)

Feature: Cancer survivor selected for society award

Medical feature stories

Physician musician pursues music, medicine

Twelve corneas in a box

Doctor. Resistance fighter. Spy.

Proprietary work


Needs Assessments

Executive Summaries


Oncology society news magazine stories

Graphic designer special tribute

How to use new flipbook design

Website redesign story (no byline)

My ophthalmology beat clips: glaucoma

Burden of care high in glaucoma, from 2014

Glaucoma fellowships gaining interest, from 2013

New glaucoma devices, from 2006

Medical outreach column

Programs tackle high rates of blindness among women

Volunteer work in eye care in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina

Outreach in Zambia