Eleanor Mayfield

Last updated: 11/18/2019
Eleanor Mayfield
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  ELM Communications
  5701 Northumberland St.
  United States
  * More than 25 years' experience as a medical writer-editor, never missed a deadline, meticulous attention to detail
* Expertise in both plain-language and technical/interprofessional communication, including but not limited to
- Health, medicine, and science for the public
- Patient education and consumer health
- Lay summaries of clinical trials
- Writing for the web and mobile devices
- Meeting reports and summaries
- News and feature stories
* Editorial project management
* Technical or special-purpose materials (e.g., briefing papers, literature reviews, news releases, technology assessments)

* Certificate in Medical Writing & Editing, University of Chicago Graham School
* Certified Editor in the Life Sciences, Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS)

* Five-time winner, APEX Awards for Publication Excellence, Health & Medical Writing category
* AMWA Eric W. Martin Award for Excellence in Medical Writing, Public or Consumer Audience category
* Award for Excellence, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Plain Language Awards

Editorial project management
Literature searching, literature reviews
Meeting services (reports, summaries)
Patient education
Plain language materials
Public information
Substantive/developmental editing
Web content

Cardiology, cardiovascular disorders: CAD, CHD, CHF, cholesterol, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, coronary heart disease, deep vein thrombosis, DVT, heart attack, heart failure, high blood pressure, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, IHD, ischemic heart disease, left-ventricular assist devices, LVADs, metabolic syndrome, MI, myocardial infarction, stroke, venous thromboembolism, VTE

Endocrinology: bisphosphonates, cholesterol, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, menopause, osteoporosis

Gastroenterology: colorectal cancer, colon cancer, familial chylomicronemia syndrome, FCS, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, pancreatitis

Geriatric medicine, gerontology: aging, dementia, end of life, long-term care, long-term-care medicine, medication management, nursing homes, nursing-home medicine, oral health, osteoporosis, pain management, palliative care, post-acute care, pressure ulcers, sleep disorders, stroke, transitions of care

Hematology: acute myeloid leukemia, AML, anemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, CML, MDS, myelodysplastic syndromes, multiple myeloma, cancer survivorship

Neurology, psychiatry: ADHD, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, dementia, depression, drug abuse, epilepsy, insomnia, mood disorders, pain, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, stroke, substance abuse, Tourette's syndrome

Oncology: breast cancer, cancer clinical trials, CAR-T therapy, cervical cancer, chemotherapy, colon cancer, colorectal cancer, immunotherapy, melanoma, prostate cancer, radiation therapy, radiotherapy, targeted therapy

Pediatrics: adolescent and young adult cancer, AYA, childhood cancer, chronic pancreatitis, diabetes, epilepsy, heart transplant, metabolic disorders, pediatric cardiology, pediatric cardiac transplantation, rare diseases

Respiratory medicine: chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, COPD

Urology: benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostate cancer, urinary incontinence

Women's health: cervical cancer, hormone replacement therapy, HRT, mammography, menopause, osteoporosis

Other topics: autoimmune diseases, clinical research, clinical trials, health disparities, health economics and outcomes research, medical use of cannabis, medical marijuana, minority health, oncology nursing, patient-centered outcomes research, personalized medicine, precision medicine

Annual report, annual reports
Books, booklets
Briefing paper, briefing papers
Brochure, brochures
Clinical practice guideline, clinical practice guidelines
Clinical trial summary, clinical trial summaries
Fact sheet, fact sheets
Feature article, feature articles
Journal article, journal articles, journal supplement, journal supplements
Literature review, literature reviews
Literature search, literature searches
Low literacy, low-literacy materials
Magazine story, magazine stories
Meeting report, meeting reports
Meeting summary, meeting summaries
News release, news releases
Newsletter, newsletters
Pamphlet, pamphlets
Patient education
Peer-reviewed publications
Plain language, plain language materials
PowerPoint presentations
Report, reports
Review articles, reviews
Slides, slide presentation, slide presentations
Speech, speeches
Technology assessment, technology assessments
Video, video script, video scripts
Web content
  Editing, Education (public audience), Meeting Services, Project Management, Writing (general)
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