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Debbie B. | Elance
 
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Debbie B.

Your project is my priority!
   United States
  |   Winston-Salem, NC

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $45

15+ years of professional writing experience, both corporate and freelance, writing articles, Web content, video scripts, company newsletters, patient education materials, low literacy employee benefits materials, and books.

Special interests: health and wellness, worksite health promotion, employee productivity, Christianity.

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Jun 10, 2013|Technical Writing|$380|Completed
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Portfolio

Questions and answers about cholesterol
Overview of the types of depression
Tips for evaluating health information found online
What consumers need to know about pain relievers
Hypertension is the silent killer
How to help prevent osteoporosis
What you can do to prevent pharmacy errors
Basic information about multiple sclerosis
Diagnosing lupus in children
Exercise and MG
The eyes and sickle cell disease
Osteoporosis and RA
Strange food cravings during pregnancy

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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Service Description

I'm organized, thorough, and motivated--and I would love to team up with you to make your project a success!

My educational background:

BACHELOR OF ARTS, JOURNALISM
The Pennsylvania State University

MASTER OF ARTS, HEALTH EDUCATION AND PROMOTION
East Carolina University

I have also had some special training that helps me write for specific audiences:

* Web: Writing for the Wired World Conference (2005, Ragan Communications)
* Healthcare industry: Earned MHP (Managed Healthcare Professional) certification from America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
* Low literacy: Health Literacy for Writers (2008 seminar)

I am especially interested in health and medical topics. I have written more than 600 patient education articles for those with complex chronic illnesses such as lupus, cystic fibrosis, multiple sclerosis, and sickle cell disease.


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Employment

Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest Univ Baptist
Program Coordinator II
2010 - 2010
This is my current position--"end date" above is not valid!
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