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Lisa B. | Elance
 
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Lisa B.

Writing, Proofreading, & Editing with a Smile
   United States
  |   New York City, NY

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Overview

I am a Communication PhD with 20 years' teaching experience in all aspects of oral and written communication (public speaking, online communication, business & professional communication). I am a published scholar and writer and an expert editor (English grammar, spelling, punctuation). I am fluent in medical terminology and familiar with CPTs and ICDs/DSMs after several years abstracting patient accounts and hospital medical records for the US Department of Health & Human Services' Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. I type 95+ wpm and...

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Smarterer (now PluralSight) formerly collaborated with Elance to test skills (they no...
Smarterer (now PluralSight) formerly collaborated with Elance to test skills (they no...
Top Paper presented for the Visual Communication Commission of the National...
Publication of classroom assignment/activity in Communication Teacher, a publication of...

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Service Description

Oral & Written Communication entails writiting, transcribing, proofreading, and editing all forms of communication including cover letters and resumes, academic manuscripts and conference presentations, academic and business grant proposals, blogs and websites, and meeting minutes, interviews, and oral presentations.

Medical Transcription involves transcribing nurses' and physicians' written and dictated notes, emergency room reports, radiology reports, surgical reports, psychiatric evaluations, clinic notes, pathology reports, and lab reports. Data Collection and Abstraction requires reading, reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating office-based and hospital patients accounts and medical records to indentify ICD-9/ICD-10 (diagnosis) and CPT-4 (service/procedure) codes and the physicians responsible for them while maintaining HIPAA compliance.

General Transcription consists of full verbatim and cleaned up transcripts of interviews, podcasts, webinars, video blogs, teleconference, speeches and presentations, classroom lectures, meetings, etc.

Administrative/Clerical includes typing, data entry, transcription and distribution of meeting minutes, as well as planning, organization, and logistical management of events including conferences, competitions, meetings, luncheons, and celebrations.

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Employment

CUNY / LaGuardia Community College
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
2012 - Present
Design and deliver instruction in undergraduate communication courses including fundamentals of human communication, public speaking, computer-mediated communication, mass communication, persuasion...
Montgomery College
Adjunct Professor of Speech Communication/English
2006 - 2012
Designed and delivered instruction in undergraduate developmental writing and composition courses focused on techniques of reading and writing (remedial through college-level academic writing),...
Westat
Data Collection Specialist & Abstractor
2006 - 2007
Interviewed office-based and hospital medical providers and conducted refusal conversions via telephone for the Medical Provider Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Study (MEPS). Collected...

Education

The Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D. Speech Communication
1996 - 1999
The University of Colorado at Denver
M.A. Communication
1992 - 1996
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