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Melissa Kinsey | Elance
 
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Melissa Kinsey

Helping Medical Professionals Find the Right Words
   United States
  |   Saint Louis, MO

Overview

Looking for a medical writer to flesh out a thin manuscript? Put to rights a disheveled draft? Whatever your aim might be, I'll work with you to achieve it.

I research and write primarily about healthcare and have a particular knack for presenting complex concepts in terms any patient, student, or apprehensive parent can understand.

With content expert Amy DeVore, I'm a co-author of The Electronic Health Record for the Physician's Office (Elsevier, 2010). I also share writing credit with the editors of the forthcoming first-edition...

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Portfolio

The young entrepreneurs who own this consulting company wanted edgy copy that would...
This file contains excerpts from several pieces I wrote in 2008 for Ibbotson...
This company's most obvious advantage is that it's a family business. Using the owner's...
Article for QSR (Quick-Service Restaurants) Magazine about the maverick entrepreneurs...
This sidebar is about Patients Like Me, an online patient community. It appears in The...
I recently completed a medical textbook project. I rewrote most of the manuscript from...
One of about 30 articles on eye structure, function, and pathology written for...
Dental health learning center created for HealthLine.com. Consists of an overview and...
Digestive system learning center created for HealthLine.com. Consists of an overview...
Excerpt from a book I co-authored on electronic health records.
Published with a different title in the Dec. 2008/Jan. 2009 issue of Fast Company...
Intro to a 50-pp. handbook that covers irregular operations (IROPS) planning for events...
This article is slated to be published in the next issue of Midwest Flyer magazine,...
This review of the venerable restaurant Busch's Grove (now closed, incidentally, after...
Excepts from restaurant reviews I wrote for the Riverfront Times, the local New Times...
A piece for QSR (Quick-Service Restaurants) Magazine about the new diet police and...
This document is the intro to a profile of Joel Osteen. It's an extended version of a...

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Service Description

I've written about healthcare, business entrepreneurship, financial markets, aviation, food and wine, and other topics for Village Voice Media (formerly New Times Media), Fast Company magazine, Midwest Flyer magazine, the Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport, Lighthouse International, Morningstar (the mutual fund rating service), Citysearch.com, StartupNation.com, and many others.

My areas of expertise as a medical writer include emergency medicine, electronic health records, nursing, billing and coding, Medicare issues, ophthalmology, infectious disease, health promotion, and substance abuse.



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Employment

Nicholson & Stillwell Publishing Associates
Writer and Managing Partner
2005 - Present
Thomson Publishing Group
Acquisitions Editor
2004 - 2005
Elsevier Periodicals, Global Medicine
Managing Editor
2002 - 2003
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Sr. Developmental Editor, Health Education Specialist
1995 - 2002
Mosby Publishing
Production Editor
1993 - 1995

Education

Saint Louis University
Master of Arts, American Literature (American Studies)
1989 - 1991
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medical
medicine
health
healthcare
science
nursing
ghostwriter
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