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From dietitian, to researcher, to content writer, to blogger, to copywriter, here's a summary of where I've been.

 

Work Experience

 

MEDICAL WRITER, CommuniMed, FCB Health, CARE Communications (Ongoing)

 

• Liasing with clients to determine their medical writing needs and unique project requirements
• Managing multiple writing projects using task-management tools and group file sharing systems
• Working closely with CEOs, regulators, designers, translators, technicians, physicians and copyeditors to produce referenced medical advertising copy in accordance with PAAB and ASC

 
 

SENIOR COPYWRITER, Klick Health, McCann Health, FCB Health (Ongoing)

 

• Mining insights and identifying key selling points from client briefs
• Researching product indications, dosages, pharmacokinetics, mechanism(s) of action, potential interactions, contraindications, efficacy, tolerance, adverse effects, and compliance rates
• Developing creative ideas and concepts to craft branded and unbranded advertising campaigns
• Writing clear, persuasive, original copy for pharmaceutical product RFPs (request for proposals)
• Working collaboratively with art directors, creative directors, UX (user experience) teams, and clients

 
 

HEALTH EDUCATOR, On Your Plate Inc. (2016-2019)

 

• Created and managed a successful, specialist online course, including videos and downloadable materials, such as checklists and explanatory digital diagrams
• Taught people how to manage symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
• Produced educational content in an evidence-based blog centred around empowering individuals to manage their IBS, such as ‘Pancreatic Insufficiency: Could It Be The Answer To Resolving Your IBS?’
• Worked collaboratively with graphic designers, web developers, software engineers, lawyers, accountants, user experience specialists, and other healthcare practitioners

 
 

RESEARCH ANALYST & WRITER, The Health Sciences Academy® (2014-2017)

 

• Conducted literature reviews of defined topics in nutrition and health
• Created accredited online learning materials used by >130,000 doctors, dietitians, and primary care practitioners worldwide, such as ‘How To Diagnose Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity’
• Worked independently with regular correspondence with the Research Director to develop writing skills, put forward ideas for new content, and develop new course curriculums

 
 

CLINICAL CONTENT EDITOR, Cactus Global Inc. (2014-2015)

 

• Edited scientific manuscripts prior to their submission to peer-reviewed academic journals

 
 

REGISTERED DIETITIAN, The National Health Service (2011-2014)

 

• Practiced evidence-based medicine according to national guidelines for assessments and protocols
• Worked closely alongside doctors and other healthcare practitioners within a variety of clinical settings as part of a multi-disciplinary team
• Created referenced educational handouts for patients to explain pathological features, diagnoses, dietary recommendations, and other complex information in simple terms
• Presented literature review findings to dietetic departments as part of ‘journal club’, demonstrating excellent analysis, communication, and technical skills

 

Education

 

NUTRITIONAL THERAPY, The Institute for Optimum Nutrition (2014-2016) - Distinction

 

• Studied functional medicine at this highly-respected evidence-based course in London, UK
• Courses included clinical analysis, clinical practice 1 and 2, drug-nutrient interactions, disordered physiology, functional and diagnostic testing, and nutritional therapeutics
• Won the Dean Award for ‘Outstanding Literature Critique’ and £200 of BioCare supplements

 
 

NUTRITION & DIETETICS, The University of Surrey (2009-2014) - First Class

 

• Studied healthcare at the most highly regarded institution for dietetics in England, UK
• Courses included: biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics, cell biology, physiology, microbiology, pathology and medicine, health psychology, biological rhythms, biomedical sciences, and research methods.
• Achieved the highest Research Project coursework grade in my cohort (93%) entitled ‘Optimizing The Student Diet Using Linear Programming: An Individualized Approach’