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Patients and consumers

Newsletters and magazine stories, blog posts, Web content, patient stories, brochures, and annual reports

Doctors and other healthcare professionals

Newsletters, articles, case studies, and profiles

Policymakers, academia, and other audiences

Reports and profiles

Writing for Fun

Patients and Consumers

Newsletters and magazine stories

“Making Strides Against a Deadly Cancer”

Bloom patient and consumer magazine for Penrose St. Francis Health Services in Colorado Springs, Colo., part of Centura Health, the region’s leading healthcare network

Client: Clementine Words, creator of custom healthcare publications and digital content (Littleton, Colo.)

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“Care That’s Close to Home”

Promises patient and consumer magazine for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a leading children’s hospital (Memphis, Tenn.)

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“Controlling spasticity”

Momentum, online magazine for patients

Client: National MS Society, which works to create a world free of multiple sclerosis (New York City and Denver)

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“Pregnant Mother Survives Massive Blood Loss”

Breakthroughs patient and consumer magazine, for Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, a leading academic medical center (New Brunswick, N.J.)

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“Triathlon Training Within Months of Heart Procedure”

Breakthroughs patient and consumer magazine, for Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, a leading academic medical center (New Brunswick, N.J.)

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“Take control of your care: Living with MS is easier when you partner with your doctors”

Momentum, online magazine for patients

Client: National MS Society, which works to create a world free of multiple sclerosis (New York City and Denver)

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“More than a stroke of luck”

For Vibrant consumer magazine, Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver, Colo., part of Centura Health, the region’s leading healthcare network

Client: Clementine Words, creator of custom healthcare publications and digital content (Littleton, Colo.)

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Patient stories

“Reflections on shedding weight and disease”

For Bloom consumer magazine, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services in Colorado Springs, Colo., part of Centura Health, the region’s leading healthcare network

Client: Clementine Words, creator of custom healthcare publications and digital content (Littleton, Colo.)

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“New hip, happier, healthier life”

For Bloom consumer magazine, Penrose-St. Francis Hospital (Colorado Springs, Colo.), part of Centura Health, the region’s leading healthcare network

Client: Clementine Words, creator of custom healthcare publications and digital content (Littleton, Colo.)

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Blog posts

“Study Supports Hyaluronic Acid Shots for Knee Osteoarthritis in Certain Patients”

Blog for patients

Client: Arthritis Foundation, which lead the fight for the arthritis community through  information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections (Atlanta, GA)

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“Targeted therapy helps some colorectal cancer patients live longer”

Blog for patients

For Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, 20 cancer centers in Colorado

Client: Clementine Words, creator of custom healthcare publications and digital content (Littleton, Colo.)

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Web Content

“Targeted therapy for colorectal cancer”

Cancer website for consumers

For Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, 20 cancer centers in Colorado

Client: Clementine Words, creator of custom healthcare publications and digital content (Littleton, Colo.)

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“What is meningioma?”

Brain tumor website for consumers

Johns Hopkins Medicine, one of the nation’s leading health care systems (Baltimore and other parts of Maryland, and Washington)

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“About Brain Tumors”

Brain tumor website for consumers

Johns Hopkins Medicine, one of the nation’s leading health care systems (Baltimore and other parts of Maryland, and Washington)

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“Your Gifts in Action”

Fundraising website

Princeton HealthCare System Foundation, the fundraising arm of a healthcare system in New Jersey (based in Plainsboro and nearby areas)

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Profiles

“Changing Policies and the Physical Environment So Children and Families Can Eat Well and Move More: A profile of Sarah Strunk, MHA, director of Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities”

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation’s largest philanthropy focused on improving the health and health care of all Americans (Princeton, N.J.)

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“Landers Family Finds the Best Medical Care Close to Home”

Fundraising website

Princeton HealthCare System Foundation, the fundraising arm of a healthcare system in New Jersey (based in Plainsboro and nearby areas)

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Brochures

Post-operative breast surgery program

Cooper University Healthcare, a major provider of health services in South Jersey(Camden, N.J.)

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Annual Reports

Close to Home

Cooper University Hospital, a major provider of health services in South Jersey (Camden, N.J.)

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Setting the Pace in Community-Focused Healthcare

Hunterdon Medical Center, a non-profit community hospital (Flemington, N.J.) (through Baldwin Publishing)

I wrote “Team Effort Makes Dirk Oceanak’s Comeback Possible” (pages 4-11)

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Doctors and other healthcare professionals

Newsletter articles

“Stereotaxis System Facilitates More Effective and Efficient Ablations for Arrhythmias”

Cardiovascular Connection physician newsletter

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, a leading academic medical center (New Brunswick, N.J.)

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“Improved Function for Sarcoma Patients”

McMurry, a marketing communications company (Phoenix, Ariz.)

For UH Innovations in Orthopaedics newsletter for physicians

University Hospitals Case Medical Center, a top 50 hospital (Cleveland, Ohio)

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Case study

“Conquering Epilepsy”

2013 Neurosciences

Clementine Words, creator of custom healthcare publications and digital content (Littleton, Colo.)

For University of Colorado Hospital, the Rocky Mountain region’s leading academic medical center (Denver and other parts of Colorado)

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Profile

“Sports Medicine Specialist Shana N. Miskovsky”

McMurry, a marketing communications company (Phoenix, Ariz.)

For UH Innovations in Orthopaedics newsletter for physicians

University Hospitals Case Medical Center, a top 50 hospital (Cleveland, Ohio)

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Policymakers, academia, and other audiences

Writing for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Princeton, N.J.)

The nation’s largest philanthropy focused on improving the health and health care of all Americans
“Power Up, Speak Out!: An evidence-based model for preventing teen dating violence in frontier communities”

Program results report

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“Advancing Accreditation in Large Jurisdictions”

Program results report, national program

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“Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities: A Progress Report”

Program results report, national program

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“Helping African-American Men Live Longer, Healthier Lives: A Profile of Wizdom Powell Hammond, PhD, MPH, MS, Health & Society Scholar, 2005-2007”

Grantee profile

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Writing for Fun

Books

The Mighty Marketer: Your Guide to Making More Money as a Freelancer (2015)

The Mighty Marketer: Your Guide to Making More Money as a Freelance Medical Writer (2014)

Articles and Columns

Gawk, Feast, and Shop: Philadelphia’s Italian Market,” Ezine article

Sealed with a Lick,” in Key West: A Collection

What do you know now that you wish you had known then?,” AMWA Journal Freelance Forum

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“When a rock broke loose from the side of a Colorado mountain, it crashed through Todd Harms’ windshield and hit the right side of his head and face. . . “
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