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I work with hospitals, medical schools, national health organizations, pharmaceutical firms, and public relations agencies to create:
  • Educational materials for physician, patient, and public audiences, including websites, CME programs, journal articles/supplements, newsletters, and brochures

  • Public relations, development, and marketing materials, including newsletters, website content, news releases, press kits, speeches, and proposals.

Selected Clients

National Health Organizations
  • American Cancer Society: brochures and monographs on stopping smoking
  • American College of Rheumatology: newsletter based on annual meeting presentations
  • American Urological Association: brochure on benign prostatic hypertrophy

Medical Schools/Hospitals
  • Hospital for Special Surgery: article on prosthetics for in-house magazine
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center: article on in-vitro fertilization for in-house magazine
  • New York Downtown Hospital: newsletter for nursing staff
  • New York University Medical Center: articles for in-house newsletter and research for the Associated Press
  • North Shore Medical Center: articles on heart surgery for in-house publications (Treading Lightly, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery)

Pharmaceutical Firms/Agencies
  • Blackwell Publishing Asia: newsletter based on annual meeting of American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • Faulkner & Gray: chapters for annual report on managed care
  • Manning, Selvage & Lee: backgrounder on diabetes
  • Medical Agenda: Continuing Medical Education (CME) program on urinary incontinence
  • Network for Medical Communication and Research: monographs on challenging cases in hematology and on new lymphoma treatments
  • Porter Novelli: executive summary of lipid sessions from the World Congress of Cardiology
  • Ruder Finn, Inc.: brochure for Picower Institute; press kit backgrounder on Gleevec
  • Trigenesis Communications: daily newspaper articles from Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) annual meeting

Mark L Fuerst, Freelance Writer, Editorial Consultant Specializing in Health & Medicine
Tele and Fax: 718-852-2782