Preliminary AMWA Workshop Schedule

  

 

Enhance your conference participation by taking advantage of these AMWA Workshops. These are highly-rated, small group, intensive 3-hour programs led by industry experts. You can register for just AMWA Workshops or add them to included conference programming.

 

Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WS #10: Regulatory Aspects of the Drug Development Process (RR)

Aaron Bernstein, PhD, Aaron Bernstein Consulting, LLC, Millburn, NJ

WS #11: Writing and Editing NIH Grants (CP)

Kristina Wasson-Blader, PhD, ELS, Clearly Communicating Science, LLC, Orchard Park, NY

WS #12: Basics of Molecular Biology (SM)

Dominic De Bellis, PhD, Senior Associate Director, Medical Writing, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

 

Wednesday, October 31, 2:00 - 5:00 PM

WS #20: Serving Two Masters -- Comparing and Contrasting US and EU Regulatory Processes (RR)

Art Gertel, MedSciCom, LLC, Lebanon, NJ

WS #21: Essentials of Copyediting (CP)

Loretta Bohn, BA, Senior Editor/Writer, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC

WS #22: Advanced Data Presentation: Tables, Graphs, and Charts (ADV)

Janet Novak, PhD, ELS, Senior Editor/Grant Writer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

 

Thursday, November 1, 2:00 - 5:00 PM

WS #30: Electronic Common Technical Document (RR)

Nancy Katz, PhD, MWC, President, Illyria Consulting Group, Inc., Soda Springs, CA

WS #31: Clinical Study Reports in Oncology (RR)

Thomas M. Schindler, PhD, Head Medical Writing Europe, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co.KG, Biberach ad Riss, Germany
Kirsten Herbach, PhD, Principal Medical Writer, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co.KG, Biberach, Germany

WS #32: Fundamentals of Ethics and Practical Applications (RR)

Art Gertel, MedSciCom, LLC, Lebanon, NJ

WS #33: Ethical Standards in Medical Publications (CP)

Andrea Gwosdow, PhD, President, Gwosdow Associates Science Consultants, LLC, Arlington, MA
Ann L. Davis, MPH, CMPP, Manager, Global Scientific and Medical Communications, Pfizer, Philadelphia, PA

WS #34: Sentence Structure and Patterns (ES)

Michael Schneir, PhD, Professor, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

WS #35: Establishing Style: Exploring and Developing In-House Guides (ES)

Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD, Medical Writer/Editor, Freelance, Arlington, VA

 

Friday, November 2, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WS #40: Assessing and Communicating the Benefits and Risks of Medicines (RR)

Lawrence Liberti, PhD, RPh, RAC, Executive Director, CIRS-Centre for Innovation in Regulatory Science, Holland, PA

WS #41: Summarizing Clinical Safety Data for a New Drug Application (RR)

Marijke H. Adams, PharmD, PhD, President, MH Adams & Associates, Inc., Davie, FL
Jennifer Bridgers, MS, MWC, Managing Medical Writer, Merck and Co., Inc. Raleigh, NC

WS #42: Preparing CME Materials: Concepts, Strategies, and Ethical Issues (CP)

Eve Wilson, PhD, ELS, CHCP, Medical Writer/Editor & CME Consultant, MORPHOS Medical Education, Bowie, MD
Marcello Morgan, MD, MPH, Scientific Director, Medscape Education, New York, NY

WS #43: Usage: Choosing the Right Word for the Job (CP)

Stephen N. Palmer, PhD, ELS, Manager and Senior Scientific Medical Writer, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX

WS #44: Effective Paragraphing (ES)

Helen Hodgson, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Communication, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

WS #45: Health Economics

Bart Harvey, MD, PhD, MWC, Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

 

Saturday, November 3, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WS #50: Writing a Protocol in Compliance with the ICH Guidelines (RR)

Jennifer Bridgers, MS, MWC, Managing Medical Writer, Merck and Co., Inc. Raleigh, NC

WS #51: Summarizing Clinical Efficacy Data for a New Drug Application (RR)

Marijke H. Adams, PharmD, PhD, President, MH Adams & Associates, Inc., Davie, FL
Thomas M. Schindler, PhD, Head Medical Writing Europe, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co.KG, Biberach ad Riss, Germany

WS #52: Writing and Designing Materials for Patient Education (CP)

Genevieve Long, PhD, Freelance Medical Writer - Patient Education, Health Literacy, and Marketing Specialist, Portland, OR

WS #53: Statistics for Medical Writers and Editors (ES)

Bart Harvey, MD, PhD, MWC, Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

WS #54: Introduction to Cancer Pharmacology (SM)

Sunil Patel, MS, Oakland, CA
Gail Flores, PhD, Principal Writer, Encore Biomedical Communications, Encinitas, CA

 

Saturday, November 3, 2:00 - 5:00 PM

WS #60: Plain Language (CP)

Amy D. Stephenson, M.A., principal of Wordacious LLC in Beacon, NY

WS #61: Outlining for Writers and Editors (ES)

Hope Lafferty, AM, ELS, Hope Lafferty Communications, Marfa, TX

WS #62: Understanding Sample Size and Study Power (ADV)

Bart Harvey, MD, PhD, MWC, Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

 

 

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