Clinical trial summaries for research participants and other consumers Senior medical editor for plain language, Communicating Trial Results program, 2016-2018
Wrote and edited numerous clinical trial summaries in plain language (reading level Grade 6-8). Clinical trial summaries are also called “lay” summaries, public summaries, and patient summaries. Work is proprietary, but see sample clinical trial summaries here and ask me for a sample of my work.
Animations for patient education
Sample: Helping Kids and Teens Understand Acute Pancreatitis
Sample: Helping Kids and Teens Understand Chronic Pancreatitis
Sample: Helping Kids and Teens to Understand and Prepare for Pancreatic Surgery
Other animations on asthma, breast cancer, Parkinson disease, and more.
Patient education and consumer health content since 2008
Samples include patient education articles on many topics in the “Do You Know …” series, from tracheostomy care to who may have a service animal at the hospital. Other materials include research brochures, end-of-life care and survivor resources, and more. More information available on request.
For health care audiences
Faculty biographies for new website, selected nursing faculty
Sample: Bridgette M. Brawner, PhD, APRN
Sample: Pamela Z. Cacchione, PhD, CRNP, GNP, BC, FGSA, FAAN
Sample: Joseph R. Libonati, PhD, FAHA