Heather Lindsey

New York, NY USA
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Professional Experience

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.

Expertise

Editor
18 Years
Reporter
13 Years
Writer
18 Years

Specialty

Medicine
16 Years
Fitness
13 Years
Health
16 Years

Industries


Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
13 Years
Newsletter - Trade
13 Years
Online/new media
13 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

18 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Oncology Times (10+), TCTMD.com (6-10), The Hearing Journal (6-10), Medtech Insight (1-2)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

NYU Langone Medical Center (10+), 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.

Technical Skills

Medical copy editing and proofing AMA style

Computer Skills

Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Windows XP, OS 10

Equipment

Digital recorder, laptop, camera

Associations

National Association of Science Writers

Work Samples

General

(Oncology Times 10/25/2011)
(WeightWatchers.com 8/20/2009)
(WeightWatchers.com 11/15/2008)
(http://www.weightwatchers.com 10/1/2010)
(WeightWatchers.com 10/1/2010)
(WeightWatchers.com 7/15/2010)
(WeightWatchers.com 7/15/2010)
(WeightWatchers.com 10/1/2010)
(Oncology Times 6/25/2013)
(The Hearing Journal 6/1/2015)