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  Heather Lindsey
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Health and medical writer for professional trade and patient magazines. Specialties include oncology, cardiology, audiology, otolaryngology, neurology, nephrology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, nutrition, fitness, complementary medicine, health policy, medical coding and electronic medical records.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Editor 18 Years
Reporter 13 Years
Writer 18 Years
Specialty
Fitness 13 Years
Health 16 Years
Medicine 16 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
18 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Oncology Times (11+), TCTMD.com (6-10), The Hearing Journal (6-10), Medtech Insight (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
NYU Langone Medical Center (11+), Montefiore Medical Center (1-2)
Other Work History
Associate Editor, Oncology.com, New York, NY (July 1999-Dec. 2000).
Wrote daily news stories about cancer prevention, treatment and clinical trials.
Wrote patient profiles and feature articles about psychosocial aspects of the disease.

Internal Communications Manager, National Kidney Foundation, New York, NY
(Jan. 1997-June 1999).
Edited staff submissions and determined production schedules for affiliate newsletters.
Wrote press releases, public service announcements and other public education campaign material.
Managed internal communications program for 52 affiliates and three national offices.


Computer Skills
Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Windows XP, OS 10
Technical Skills
Medical copy editing and proofing
AMA style
Equipment
Digital recorder, laptop, camera
Associations
National Association of Science Writers
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel anywhere.
Work Samples
 
(The Hearing Journal, 6/1/2015)
(Oncology Times, 4/10/2015)
(TCTMD.com, 3/14/2014)
(Oncology Times, 2/25/2014)
(The Hearing Journal, 2/1/2014)
(Oncology Times, 6/25/2013)
(Nephrology Times, 12/30/2012)
(Nephrology Times, 11/30/2012)
(Oncology Times, 10/15/2012)
(Nephrology Times, 11/1/2011)
(Oncology Times, 10/25/2011)
(Oncology Times, 4/10/2011)
(Oncology Times, 11/25/2010)
(http://www.weightwatchers.com, 10/1/2010)
(WeightWatchers.com, 10/1/2010)
(WeightWatchers.com, 10/1/2010)
(WeightWatchers.com, 7/15/2010)
(WeightWatchers.com, 7/15/2010)
(WeightWatchers.com, 8/20/2009)
(ENToday, 8/1/2009)
(WeightWatchers.com, 4/6/2009)
(WeightWatchers.com, 3/2/2009)
(WeightWatchers.com, 11/15/2008)