AMWA Workshop Schedule


AMWA Workshop Schedule


Wednesday, November 1, 2017
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

WS-10 Writing Clinical Evaluation Reports for Medical Devices (RR)
Felicia R. Cochran, BS, PhD, CMPP, Associate Director, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services, Cincinnati, OH
 
WS-11 Clinical Study Report Writing: From Tables Listings, and Graphs to Text (RR)
Kathy Spiegel, PhD, Regulatory Writing Senior Manager, Amgen, Inc., Sharon Township, MI
 
WS-12 Writing and Editing NIH Grants (CP)
Kristina Wasson-Blader, PhD, ELS, Clearly Communicating Science, LLC, Orchard Park, NY
 
WS-13 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-14 Statistics for Medical Writers and Editors (ES)
Bart Harvey, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
 
WS-15 Pharmacokinetics in Clinical Practice and Drug Development (SM)
Gayle Nicholas Scott, PharmD, ELS, Principal Medical Writer, Envision Pharma Group, Chesapeake, VA
Andrea S. Gundlach, PharmD, MPH, Richmond, VA

 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
2:00 – 5:00 PM

WS-20 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, Medical Writing Manager, QuintilesIMS, Durham, NC
 
WS-21 Writing the Investigators Brochure (RR)
Jane Stephenson, Director of Medical Writing, Cara Therapeutics, Inc, Stamford CT
 
WS-22 Macroediting (ADV)
Elliott Churchill, MS, MA, President, A World of Words, Tucker, GA
 
WS-23 Understanding Sample Size and Study Power (ADV)
Bart Harvey, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
 
WS-24 Ethical Standards in Medical Publications (CP)
Andrea Gwosdow, PhD, President, Gwosdow Associates Scientific Consultants, LLC, Arlington, MA
 
WS-25 Plain Language (CP)
Sharon Nancekivell, MA, MWC, Freelance Medical Editor, Writer, Educator, and Plain Language Consultant, Guelph, ON, Canada
 
WS-26 Sentence Structure and Patterns (ES)
Michael Schneir, PhD, Professor, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
 
Thursday, November 2, 2017
2:00 – 5:00 PM

WS-30 Summarizing Clinical Efficacy Data for a New Drug Application (RR)
Marijke H. Adams, PharmD, PhD, President, MH Adams & Associates, Inc., Davie, FL
Thomas Schindler, PhD, Head Medical Writing Europe, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co.KG, Biberach ad Riss, Germany
 
WS-31 Electronic Common Technical Document (RR)
Nancy Katz, PhD, MWC, President, Illyria Consulting Group, Inc., Soda Springs, CA
 
WS-32 Regulatory Aspects of the Drug Development Process (RR)
Aaron Bernstein, PhD, Aaron Bernstein Consulting, LLC, Millburn, NJ
 
WS-33 Microediting (ADV)
Elliott Churchill, MS, MA, President, A World of Words, Tucker, GA
 
WS-34 Preparing CME Materials: Concepts, Strategies, and Ethical Issues (CP)
Marcello Morgan, MD, MPH, CHCP, Associate Medical Director, Haymarket Medical Education, Paramus, NJ
Eve Wilson, PhD, ELS, CHCP, Medical Writer/Editor & CME Consultant, MORPHOS Medical Education, Bowie, MD
 
WS-35 Effective Paragraphing (ES)
Helen Hodgson, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Communication, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
 
Saturday, November 4, 2017
8:30 – 11:30 AM
 
WS-40 Understanding the Principles of Kaplan-Meier Analysis (RR)
Thomas Schindler, PhD, Head Medical Writing Europe, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co.KG, Biberach ad Riss, Germany
 
WS-41 Ethics of Communicating Regulated Drug Development Activities (RR)
Marijke H. Adams, PharmD, PhD, President, MH Adams & Associates, Inc., Davie, FL
 
WS-42 Advanced Data Presentation: Tables, Graphs, and Charts (ADV)
Janet Novak, PhD, ELS, Senior Editor/Grant Writer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
 
WS-43 Medical Journalism: From Choosing a Topic Through Polishing the Piece (CP)
Barbara Gastel, MD, MPH, Professor, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
 
WS-44 Proofreading (CP)
Hope J Lafferty, AM, ELS, Hope Lafferty Communications, Marfa, TX
Damiana Chiavolini, Instructor, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
 
WS-45 Establishing Style:  Exploring and Developing In-House Guides (ES)
Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD, Medical Writer/Editor, Freelance, Arlington, VA

Saturday, November 4, 2017
1:00 – 4:00 PM

WS-50 Writing a Protocol in Compliance with the ICH Guidelines (RR)
Jennifer Bridgers, MS, MWC, Medical Writing Manager, QuintilesIMS, Durham, NC
 
WS-51 Advanced Writing (ADV)
Marianne Mallia, ELS, MWC, Editor, Scientific Publications, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
 
WS-52 Essentials of Copyediting (CP)
Loretta Bohn, BA, Senior Editor/Writer, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC
 
WS-53 Writing and Designing Materials for Patient Education (CP)
Sharon Nancekivell, MA, MWC, Freelance Medical Editor, Writer, Educator, and Plain Language Consultant, Guelph, ON, Canada
 
WS-54 Punctuation for Clarity and Style (ES)
Helen Hodgson, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Communication, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
 
WS-55 Introduction to Cancer Pharmacology (SM)
Sunil Patel, MS, Oakland, CA
 
Designation Areas
RR-- Regulatory and Research
ADV-- Advanced
CP-- Composition and Publication
ES-- Essential Skills
SM-- Concepts in Science and Medicine
 
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