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Michael Dhar | Elance
 
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Michael Dhar

Science and Web Writer
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY
  |  2:21 am Local Time

Overview

I am an adaptable, clever and careful writer and have succeeded in many different voices and outlets. Primarily, I have worked as a science writer/editor and web copywriter. Some highlights:
* Seven years' professional writing and editing experience.
* Sole writer in revamp of breast cancer website (www.youngsurvival.org) which won a 2011 Interactive Media Award
* One of roughly 1% of 4700 applicants accepted into Groupon freelance writing program.
* Published magazine articles on cancer for Mount Sinai and on environmental topics for the...

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Service Description

Writing, Science Writing, Copywriting, Editing, Copyediting

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Employment

HIT (Healthcare Innovation Technology) Lab
Freelance Writer
2010 - Present
Researching and writing white papers and journal articles about information technology in healthcare. Managin articles as primary author.
Groupon
Freelance Copywriter
2011 - 2011
* Note: this was my second freelance stint with Groupon, the first running from Dec. 2009 to March 2010. (They go through cycles of using and not using freelancers.) In both cases, I wrote daily...
Young Survival Coalition
Contract Web Writer
2010 - 2010
I completed overhaul of breast cancer website (www.youngsurvival.org) as the sole copywriter—including writing, researching, editing and rewriting hundreds of pages using a new, energetic brand...
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Freelance Writer
2009 - 2009
Wrote, researched and edited magazine articles profiling Mount Sinai cancer researchers using AP style. Worked with Mount Sinai doctors and wrote to deadline.
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Contract Editor/Writer
2007 - 2009
Edited and rewrote health-education and marketing materials targeted to patients, providers and department using AMA style. Managed completion of editorial reviews.
Grey Healthcare Group
Copywriter (full time and freelance)
2006 - 2008
Wrote, researched, and edited medical sales and training pieces, fact sheets, etc. aimed at physicians using AMA style. Many single-day turnarounds of large jobs. Translation of high-science...
Iowa Department of Natural Resources/AmeriCorps
Communications Coordinator
2004 - 2006
Wrote and managed magazine page, website content, newsletters and press-release campaigns. Wrote articles, guidelines, brochures on environmental science, diseases, animal science. Helped raise...

Education

Columbia University
MA, English and Comparative Literature
2008 - 2010
University of Iowa
BA, English (minor in biology)
1999 - 2004

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science
medical
copywriter
web
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