Our Colleagues

DeLene Beeland, MS, Writer

DeLene is an alumna of the University of Chicago’s Medical Writing and Editing professional certificate program and is an active member of the American Medical Writers Association and the National Association of Science Writers. She brings our clients more than 16 years of experience in professional writing. DeLene writes strategically to reach clinician/technical audiences and patients/lay audiences. She enjoys producing white papers, synthesis/meeting reports, continuing medical education, patient education materials, and slide decks. DeLene has written about oncology, infectious diseases, neurology, dermatology, ophthalmology, diagnostic tests and devices, public health, mental health, and more.

Mary Love, MA, Writer

A member of the American Medical Writers Association, the National Association of Science Writers, and the Plain Language Association International, Mary brings to our clients more than 20 years of experience as a medical writer. She specializes in CME needs assessments, meeting summaries, sales training, and plain language materials for lay audiences. Mary has a master’s degree in pharmacology & toxicology and has worked on a wide range of medical topics, most recently in neurology, immunotherapy, and infectious diseases. She enjoys variety and professional challenges and welcomes new formats, topics, audiences, and therapeutic areas.

Sandra R. Bluett, Art Director |                  Graphic Designer

Sandra brings to our clients more than 30 years of experience in graphic design. Her work reflects a deep understanding of publication design, corporate identity, branding, marketing strategy, typography, photography, illustration, human factors, and dynamic graphic solutions. As a studio owner, she has created for major leaders in pioneering and traditional industries in both the not-for-profit and for-profit business arenas. Her work has been recognized for excellence by Creativity New York, The New York Art Directors Club, The Washington Art Directors Club, Printing Industry of America, Graphic Design USA and Forbes Book of the Month. Her work can be viewed online at https://artdesignstudio.net.

Eleanor Mayfield, ELS, Writer | Editor

Eleanor Mayfield has more than 25 years’ experience as an independent professional writer and editor specializing in health, medicine, biomedical science, and allied fields. She has received multiple writing awards (including two National Institutes of Health Plain Language Awards) in recognition of her ability to “translate” technical and scientific information into plain language. In addition to her plain-language expertise, Ms. Mayfield is a skilled editor and technical writer. She has extensive experience across the spectrum of health-care communications, from plain-language materials to journal articles, web content to technology assessments. She possesses a bachelor’s degree in journalism, is certified as an Editor in the Life Sciences by the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences, and is a graduate of the Medical Writing and Editing certificate program at the University of Chicago’s Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies. She is a member of the American Medical Writers Association, the Editorial Freelancers Association, and the Association of Health Care Journalists.

Kristin Bundy, BA, Writer

A board member of NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists’ Pittsburgh chapter, Kristin brings to our clients more than 20 years of experience as a medical writer (continuing medical education), creative director and content strategist (pharmaceutical advertising), and science journalist. She is adept at digging deep into the research and analyzing study data, collaborating with key opinion leaders, and weaving together the most salient points into concise pieces for healthcare professionals. Having handled the subject matter of dozens of therapeutic areas, her particular expertise lies in oncology, HIV, women’s health, and pediatrics.

Julie Quinn, MD, ELS, Writer | Editor

Julie has been a member of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) since 2011, the year she transitioned out of clinical medicine and into medical communications. A former practicing obstetrician/ gynecologist, Julie brings her medical knowledge and her love of language into her projects, which include needs assessments, journal articles, and content accuracy reviews. She holds the AMWA Essential Skills certificate and is certified by the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS). In addition to AMWA and BELS, she is a member of the Council of Science Editors and the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors. While women’s health holds a special place in her heart, Julie has enjoyed the opportunity to broaden her medical knowledge since her career transition and has completed writing and editing projects in various fields including oncology, neurology, and health disparities.

Heather Gorby, PhD, Writer

A member of the American Medical Writers Association and the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals, Heather brings to our clients more than 13 years of experience as a medical writer. She is adept at manuscript publications, medical meeting coverage, and CME content. Her subject matter expertise includes neurology, oncology, and infectious disease.

Winfield Swanson, BA, Writer | Editor

Having spent several years in the lab, Winfield brings to our clients more than 40 years of experience as a writer/editor of scientific material. She is adept at note-taking, report writing, and compiling indexes. Her subject matter expertise includes hematology and HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. She has worked for the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Justice, NASA, and most institutes and centers within the National Institutes of Health. She has also reviewed numerous books and contributed to the sixth and seventh editions of the Council of Science Editors’ Scientific Style and Format.

Clare Karten, MS, Writer | Editor

Clare combines a science, communications and healthcare background to bring more than 17 years of experience to our clients as a medical writer, editor, and project manager. She is adept at creating CME needs assessments and educational content, and building advisory boards for mission-driven organizations, healthcare professionals and patients. Her subject matter expertise includes hematology/oncology, chronic diseases and maternal-child health.

Colleen Walacavage, MA, ELS, Editor

A member of the American Medical Writers Association, Colleen brings to our clients more than 15 years of experience as a medical and technical editor. She is adept at developmental, substantive, and copy editing as well as precise reference and document formatting. Her subject matter expertise includes governmental reports and manuals, journal manuscripts, and health communications.

Robert Lande, BA, ELS, Writer | Editor

A member of the American Public Health Association, Bob brings to our clients more than 40 years of experience as a medical researcher, writer, and editor. He is especially adept at editing for clarity, coherence, and consistency. His subject matter expertise includes reproductive health, maternal and child health, HIV prevention, and the health effects of climate change.

Our Colleagues

DeLene Beeland, MS, Writer

DeLene is an alumna of the University of Chicago’s Medical Writing and Editing professional certificate program and is an active member of the American Medical Writers Association and the National Association of Science Writers. She brings our clients more than 16 years of experience in professional writing. DeLene writes strategically to reach clinician/technical audiences and patients/lay audiences. She enjoys producing white papers, synthesis/meeting reports, continuing medical education, patient education materials, and slide decks. DeLene has written about oncology, infectious diseases, neurology, dermatology, ophthalmology, diagnostic tests and devices, public health, mental health, and more.

Mary Love, MA, Writer

A member of the American Medical Writers Association, the National Association of Science Writers, and the Plain Language Association International, Mary brings to our clients more than 20 years of experience as a medical writer. She specializes in CME needs assessments, meeting summaries, sales training, and plain language materials for lay audiences. Mary has a master’s degree in pharmacology & toxicology and has worked on a wide range of medical topics, most recently in neurology, immunotherapy, and infectious diseases. She enjoys variety and professional challenges and welcomes new formats, topics, audiences, and therapeutic areas.

Sandra R. Bluett, Art Director |                  Graphic Designer

Sandra brings to our clients more than 30 years of experience in graphic design. Her work reflects a deep understanding of publication design, corporate identity, branding, marketing strategy, typography, photography, illustration, human factors, and dynamic graphic solutions. As a studio owner, she has created for major leaders in pioneering and traditional industries in both the not-for-profit and for-profit business arenas. Her work has been recognized for excellence by Creativity New York, The New York Art Directors Club, The Washington Art Directors Club, Printing Industry of America, Graphic Design USA and Forbes Book of the Month. Her work can be viewed online at https://artdesignstudio.net.

Eleanor Mayfield, ELS, Writer | Editor

Eleanor Mayfield has more than 25 years’ experience as an independent professional writer and editor specializing in health, medicine, biomedical science, and allied fields. She has received multiple writing awards (including two National Institutes of Health Plain Language Awards) in recognition of her ability to “translate” technical and scientific information into plain language. In addition to her plain-language expertise, Ms. Mayfield is a skilled editor and technical writer. She has extensive experience across the spectrum of health-care communications, from plain-language materials to journal articles, web content to technology assessments. She possesses a bachelor’s degree in journalism, is certified as an Editor in the Life Sciences by the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences, and is a graduate of the Medical Writing and Editing certificate program at the University of Chicago’s Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies. She is a member of the American Medical Writers Association, the Editorial Freelancers Association, and the Association of Health Care Journalists.

Kristin Bundy, BA, Writer

A board member of NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists’ Pittsburgh chapter, Kristin brings to our clients more than 20 years of experience as a medical writer (continuing medical education), creative director and content strategist (pharmaceutical advertising), and science journalist. She is adept at digging deep into the research and analyzing study data, collaborating with key opinion leaders, and weaving together the most salient points into concise pieces for healthcare professionals. Having handled the subject matter of dozens of therapeutic areas, her particular expertise lies in oncology, HIV, women’s health, and pediatrics.

Julie Quinn, MD, ELS, Writer | Editor

Julie has been a member of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) since 2011, the year she transitioned out of clinical medicine and into medical communications. A former practicing obstetrician/ gynecologist, Julie brings her medical knowledge and her love of language into her projects, which include needs assessments, journal articles, and content accuracy reviews. She holds the AMWA Essential Skills certificate and is certified by the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS). In addition to AMWA and BELS, she is a member of the Council of Science Editors and the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors. While women’s health holds a special place in her heart, Julie has enjoyed the opportunity to broaden her medical knowledge since her career transition and has completed writing and editing projects in various fields including oncology, neurology, and health disparities.

Heather Gorby, PhD, Writer

A member of the American Medical Writers Association and the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals, Heather brings to our clients more than 13 years of experience as a medical writer. She is adept at manuscript publications, medical meeting coverage, and CME content. Her subject matter expertise includes neurology, oncology, and infectious disease.

Winfield Swanson, BA, Writer | Editor

Having spent several years in the lab, Winfield brings to our clients more than 40 years of experience as a writer/editor of scientific material. She is adept at note-taking, report writing, and compiling indexes. Her subject matter expertise includes hematology and HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. She has worked for the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Justice, NASA, and most institutes and centers within the National Institutes of Health. She has also reviewed numerous books and contributed to the sixth and seventh editions of the Council of Science Editors’ Scientific Style and Format.

Clare Karten, MS, Writer | Editor

Clare combines a science, communications and healthcare background to bring more than 17 years of experience to our clients as a medical writer, editor, and project manager. She is adept at creating CME needs assessments and educational content, and building advisory boards for mission-driven organizations, healthcare professionals and patients. Her subject matter expertise includes hematology/oncology, chronic diseases and maternal-child health.

Colleen Walacavage, MA, ELS, Editor

A member of the American Medical Writers Association, Colleen brings to our clients more than 15 years of experience as a medical and technical editor. She is adept at developmental, substantive, and copy editing as well as precise reference and document formatting. Her subject matter expertise includes governmental reports and manuals, journal manuscripts, and health communications.

Robert Lande, BA, ELS, Writer | Editor

A member of the American Public Health Association, Bob brings to our clients more than 40 years of experience as a medical researcher, writer, and editor. He is especially adept at editing for clarity, coherence, and consistency. His subject matter expertise includes reproductive health, maternal and child health, HIV prevention, and the health effects of climate change.

Our Colleagues

DeLene Beeland, MS, Writer

DeLene is an alumna of the University of Chicago’s Medical Writing and Editing professional certificate program and is an active member of the American Medical Writers Association and the National Association of Science Writers. She brings our clients more than 16 years of experience in professional writing. DeLene writes strategically to reach clinician/technical audiences and patients/lay audiences. She enjoys producing white papers, synthesis/meeting reports, continuing medical education, patient education materials, and slide decks. DeLene has written about oncology, infectious diseases, neurology, dermatology, ophthalmology, diagnostic tests and devices, public health, mental health, and more.

Mary Love, MA, Writer

A member of the American Medical Writers Association, the National Association of Science Writers, and the Plain Language Association International, Mary brings to our clients more than 20 years of experience as a medical writer. She specializes in CME needs assessments, meeting summaries, sales training, and plain language materials for lay audiences. Mary has a master’s degree in pharmacology & toxicology and has worked on a wide range of medical topics, most recently in neurology, immunotherapy, and infectious diseases. She enjoys variety and professional challenges and welcomes new formats, topics, audiences, and therapeutic areas.

Sandra R. Bluett, Art Director |                  Graphic Designer

Sandra brings to our clients more than 30 years of experience in graphic design. Her work reflects a deep understanding of publication design, corporate identity, branding, marketing strategy, typography, photography, illustration, human factors, and dynamic graphic solutions. As a studio owner, she has created for major leaders in pioneering and traditional industries in both the not-for-profit and for-profit business arenas. Her work has been recognized for excellence by Creativity New York, The New York Art Directors Club, The Washington Art Directors Club, Printing Industry of America, Graphic Design USA and Forbes Book of the Month. Her work can be viewed online at https://artdesignstudio.net.

Eleanor Mayfield, ELS, Writer | Editor

Eleanor Mayfield has more than 25 years’ experience as an independent professional writer and editor specializing in health, medicine, biomedical science, and allied fields. She has received multiple writing awards (including two National Institutes of Health Plain Language Awards) in recognition of her ability to “translate” technical and scientific information into plain language. In addition to her plain-language expertise, Ms. Mayfield is a skilled editor and technical writer. She has extensive experience across the spectrum of health-care communications, from plain-language materials to journal articles, web content to technology assessments. She possesses a bachelor’s degree in journalism, is certified as an Editor in the Life Sciences by the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences, and is a graduate of the Medical Writing and Editing certificate program at the University of Chicago’s Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies. She is a member of the American Medical Writers Association, the Editorial Freelancers Association, and the Association of Health Care Journalists.

Kristin Bundy, BA, Writer

A board member of NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists’ Pittsburgh chapter, Kristin brings to our clients more than 20 years of experience as a medical writer (continuing medical education), creative director and content strategist (pharmaceutical advertising), and science journalist. She is adept at digging deep into the research and analyzing study data, collaborating with key opinion leaders, and weaving together the most salient points into concise pieces for healthcare professionals. Having handled the subject matter of dozens of therapeutic areas, her particular expertise lies in oncology, HIV, women’s health, and pediatrics.

Julie Quinn, MD, ELS, Writer | Editor

Julie has been a member of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) since 2011, the year she transitioned out of clinical medicine and into medical communications. A former practicing obstetrician/gynecologist, Julie brings her medical knowledge and her love of language into her projects, which include needs assessments, journal articles, and content accuracy reviews. She holds the AMWA Essential Skills certificate and is certified by the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS). In addition to AMWA and BELS, she is a member of the Council of Science Editors and the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors. While women’s health holds a special place in her heart, Julie has enjoyed the opportunity to broaden her medical knowledge since her career transition and has completed writing and editing projects in various fields including oncology, neurology, and health disparities.

Heather Gorby, PhD, Writer

A member of the American Medical Writers Association and the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals, Heather brings to our clients more than 13 years of experience as a medical writer. She is adept at manuscript publications, medical meeting coverage, and CME content. Her subject matter expertise includes neurology, oncology, and infectious disease.

Winfield Swanson, BA, Writer | Editor

Having spent several years in the lab, Winfield brings to our clients more than 40 years of experience as a writer/editor of scientific material. She is adept at note-taking, report writing, and compiling indexes. Her subject matter expertise includes hematology and HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. She has worked for the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Justice, NASA, and most institutes and centers within the National Institutes of Health. She has also reviewed numerous books and contributed to the sixth and seventh editions of the Council of Science Editors’ Scientific Style and Format.

Clare Karten, MS, Writer | Editor

Clare combines a science, communications and healthcare background to bring more than 17 years of experience to our clients as a medical writer, editor, and project manager. She is adept at creating CME needs assessments and educational content, and building advisory boards for mission-driven organizations, healthcare professionals and patients. Her subject matter expertise includes hematology/oncology, chronic diseases and maternal-child health.

Colleen Walacavage, MA, ELS, Editor

A member of the American Medical Writers Association, Colleen brings to our clients more than 15 years of experience as a medical and technical editor. She is adept at developmental, substantive, and copy editing as well as precise reference and document formatting. Her subject matter expertise includes governmental reports and manuals, journal manuscripts, and health communications.

Robert Lande, BA, ELS, Writer | Editor

A member of the American Public Health Association, Bob brings to our clients more than 40 years of experience as a medical researcher, writer, and editor. He is especially adept at editing for clarity, coherence, and consistency. His subject matter expertise includes reproductive health, maternal and child health, HIV prevention, and the health effects of climate change.

Our Colleagues

DeLene Beeland, MS, Writer

DeLene is an alumna of the University of Chicago’s Medical Writing and Editing professional certificate program and is an active member of the American Medical Writers Association and the National Association of Science Writers. She brings our clients more than 16 years of experience in professional writing. DeLene writes strategically to reach clinician/technical audiences and patients/lay audiences. She enjoys producing white papers, synthesis/meeting reports, continuing medical education, patient education materials, and slide decks. DeLene has written about oncology, infectious diseases, neurology, dermatology, ophthalmology, diagnostic tests and devices, public health, mental health, and more.

Mary Love, MA, Writer

A member of the American Medical Writers Association, the National Association of Science Writers, and the Plain Language Association International, Mary brings to our clients more than 20 years of experience as a medical writer. She specializes in CME needs assessments, meeting summaries, sales training, and plain language materials for lay audiences. Mary has a master’s degree in pharmacology & toxicology and has worked on a wide range of medical topics, most recently in neurology, immunotherapy, and infectious diseases. She enjoys variety and professional challenges and welcomes new formats, topics, audiences, and therapeutic areas.

Sandra R. Bluett, Art Director |                  Graphic Designer

Sandra brings to our clients more than 30 years of experience in graphic design. Her work reflects a deep understanding of publication design, corporate identity, branding, marketing strategy, typography, photography, illustration, human factors, and dynamic graphic solutions. As a studio owner, she has created for major leaders in pioneering and traditional industries in both the not-for-profit and for-profit business arenas. Her work has been recognized for excellence by Creativity New York, The New York Art Directors Club, The Washington Art Directors Club, Printing Industry of America, Graphic Design USA and Forbes Book of the Month. Her work can be viewed online at https://artdesignstudio.net.

Eleanor Mayfield, ELS, Writer | Editor

Eleanor Mayfield has more than 25 years’ experience as an independent professional writer and editor specializing in health, medicine, biomedical science, and allied fields. She has received multiple writing awards (including two National Institutes of Health Plain Language Awards) in recognition of her ability to “translate” technical and scientific information into plain language. In addition to her plain-language expertise, Ms. Mayfield is a skilled editor and technical writer. She has extensive experience across the spectrum of health-care communications, from plain-language materials to journal articles, web content to technology assessments. She possesses a bachelor’s degree in journalism, is certified as an Editor in the Life Sciences by the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences, and is a graduate of the Medical Writing and Editing certificate program at the University of Chicago’s Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies. She is a member of the American Medical Writers Association, the Editorial Freelancers Association, and the Association of Health Care Journalists.

Kristin Bundy, BA, Writer

A board member of NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists’ Pittsburgh chapter, Kristin brings to our clients more than 20 years of experience as a medical writer (continuing medical education), creative director and content strategist (pharmaceutical advertising), and science journalist. She is adept at digging deep into the research and analyzing study data, collaborating with key opinion leaders, and weaving together the most salient points into concise pieces for healthcare professionals. Having handled the subject matter of dozens of therapeutic areas, her particular expertise lies in oncology, HIV, women’s health, and pediatrics.

Julie Quinn, MD, ELS, Writer | Editor

Julie has been a member of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) since 2011, the year she transitioned out of clinical medicine and into medical communications. A former practicing obstetrician/ gynecologist, Julie brings her medical knowledge and her love of language into her projects, which include needs assessments, journal articles, and content accuracy reviews. She holds the AMWA Essential Skills certificate and is certified by the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS). In addition to AMWA and BELS, she is a member of the Council of Science Editors and the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors. While women’s health holds a special place in her heart, Julie has enjoyed the opportunity to broaden her medical knowledge since her career transition and has completed writing and editing projects in various fields including oncology, neurology, and health disparities.

Heather Gorby, PhD, Writer

A member of the American Medical Writers Association and the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals, Heather brings to our clients more than 13 years of experience as a medical writer. She is adept at manuscript publications, medical meeting coverage, and CME content. Her subject matter expertise includes neurology, oncology, and infectious disease.

Winfield Swanson, BA, Writer | Editor

Having spent several years in the lab, Winfield brings to our clients more than 40 years of experience as a writer/editor of scientific material. She is adept at note-taking, report writing, and compiling indexes. Her subject matter expertise includes hematology and HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. She has worked for the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Justice, NASA, and most institutes and centers within the National Institutes of Health. She has also reviewed numerous books and contributed to the sixth and seventh editions of the Council of Science Editors’ Scientific Style and Format.

Clare Karten, MS, Writer | Editor

Clare combines a science, communications and healthcare background to bring more than 17 years of experience to our clients as a medical writer, editor, and project manager. She is adept at creating CME needs assessments and educational content, and building advisory boards for mission-driven organizations, healthcare professionals and patients. Her subject matter expertise includes hematology/oncology, chronic diseases and maternal-child health.

Colleen Walacavage, MA, ELS, Editor

A member of the American Medical Writers Association, Colleen brings to our clients more than 15 years of experience as a medical and technical editor. She is adept at developmental, substantive, and copy editing as well as precise reference and document formatting. Her subject matter expertise includes governmental reports and manuals, journal manuscripts, and health communications.

Robert Lande, BA, ELS, Writer | Editor

A member of the American Public Health Association, Bob brings to our clients more than 40 years of experience as a medical researcher, writer, and editor. He is especially adept at editing for clarity, coherence, and consistency. His subject matter expertise includes reproductive health, maternal and child health, HIV prevention, and the health effects of climate change.