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Ruth J Hickman, MD | Elance
 
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Ruth J Hickman, MD

Medical and Health Writer
   United States
  |   Bloomington, IN

Overview

Dr. Ruth Jessen Hickman, MD, is a freelance health and medical writer. She graduated from Indiana University Medical School, where she developed a passion for patient education; she has been honing her skills as a health and medical communicator for the past two years. Her training as a medical physician makes her well suited to presenting medical topics to a lay audience in a way that is both easy to comprehend and accurate. Conversely, her training as an MD and her experience in basic laboratory science make her an ideal candidate for...

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Mar 13, 2013|Academic Writing|$50|Completed
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Dec 8, 2012|Article Writing|$795|Completed
May 26, 2012|Academic Writing|$85|Completed
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Dec 6, 2011|Web Content|$65|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

Basic information about over-the-counter pain medications
Short article on ginkgo for a lay audience
short informational article for a non-health professional audience
Informational Article on Vitamin E
short article on thrombophilia

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Service Description

Possible projects include, but are not limited to the following: articles, web content, patient education materials, pamphlets, books, sales copy, blogs, question writing for health trainees, and powerpoint presentations. She specializes in writing clearly, accessibly, and accurately for lay audiences and for health science students. Dr. Hickman is comfortable with projects in both allopathic and complementary medicine, and specializes in writing for non-health professionals. She writes only high quality, well-sourced material grounded in the scientific literature.

--Flexible scheduling for projects with immediate deadlines.
--Rigorous and thorough editing.
--Reliably professional products executed promptly.
--Responsive to clients' feedback.
--No project is too small.
--She is happy to discuss the details of your project to see if her skill set matches your needs.


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Education

Indiana University Medical School
M.D.
- 2011
The Ohio State University
Graduate Program in Integrated Biomedical Science
- 2006
Loyola University Chicago
Post-baccalaureate Premedical Program
- 2005
Kenyon College
B.A. in the humanities, summa cum laude
- 2001
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medical writing
health writing
patient education
physician education
health articles
science writing
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