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Mediwrite – medical writing, editing & research

Dr Ruth Hadfield, BSc, DPhil, GCBiostat

Freelance medical writer | Medical editor | Medical information & research consultant | Sydney, NSW, Australia

I am an experienced freelance medical writer and editor based in Sydney, NSW, Australia.  I was awarded a PhD (DPhil) from the University of Oxford and as an academic researcher, I authored over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and acted as a reviewer for a number of well-respected medical journals.

I established my medical writing consultancy in 2012 and I now specialise in helping people to translate research into practice. I help turn research findings into information that can be easily digested and utilised by a variety of audiences.  Here are a few case studies  to help illustrate this process.

I also work with several other outstanding PhD qualified medical writers around Australia who I can call on to assist with larger jobs. Contact me today for an obligation free discussion of your medical writing and research needs.

Education

2005  Graduate Certificate of Biostatistics, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2000  Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, Oxford, England, UK
1992   Bachelor of Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Experience

Following a decade of publishing and research experience in an academic environment (see my academic track record here), I was employed by MS Research Australia to communicate the latest research findings to people with multiple sclerosis and their families.  My experience is summarised in my resume.

Professional memberships

AMWAAustralasian Medical Writers Association, member since 2012, executive committee member and membership secretary
MEAA – Freelancer Pro fully insured member of the Media and Arts Alliance
ISMPP – Member of the International Society of Medical Publication Professionals

How can I help you?

I can assist with literature reviews, academic manuscripts, and reports for the biotech and medical device industry.  I have particular expertise in complex literature reviews and systematic reviews

I am experienced at attending, record keeping, report writing and interviewing experts at medical meetings – with PhD qualified, experienced writers in every state, we have Australia covered.

I can also assist with white papers, web page articles, e-newsletters and book chapters.

Contact me now to obtain a customised written quote for your project.

Examples of recent projects I have worked on include comprehensive literature reviews and reports to support investment in start-up biotech and medical device companies, grant writing and editing, medical research, systematic reviews of the medical literature, critical reviews, data analysis, articles for medical journals, book chapters for medical specialists, medical information reports, conference coverage, attending medical meetings and preparing reports and summaries, abstract books, congress abstracts, reports, Power Point slide sets, conference posters, proofreading and editing services, WordPress websites – updating and publishing content, news pieces for newsletters, e-newsletters (MailChimp), annual reports and strategic plans, continuing medical education (CME) content, continuing professional development (CPD) content, needs analysis, clinical study reports. I’m an advanced EndNote user and can quickly and easily make your documents publication ready.

Topics

I have recent writing experience in the following areas:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Menopause
  • Women’s health
  • Endometriosis
  • Supplements and vitamins
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Surgery
  • Osteoporosis
  • Breast cancer
  • Lymphoedema
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac imaging
  • Cardiac surgery
  • Perioperative medicine
  • Surgery
  • Public health
  • Infectious diseases
  • Asthma
  • Allergy
  • Lung cancer
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)
  • Pain relief
  • Blood transfusion
  • Haematology
  • Oncology
  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Epidemiology
  • Pain relief
  • Cancer
  • Clinical trials
  • Genetics
  • Maternal & Child Health
  • Population Health
  • Public Health
  • Paediatrics
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Tissue banking
  • Biotech industry
  • Medical devices
  • Venous thromboembolism (VTE)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Pulmonary embolism (PE)