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              Medical Writing, Editing, Editorial Management 


 

Key Proficiencies: Editorial Coordination and Management, Acquisitions, Writing, Editing/Copyediting

Work Experience

May 2015-current Contract Medical Writer/Editor

  • BelMed. Editor, copy editing and fact checking of scientific manuscripts and meeting abstracts, posters, and slide presentations
  • Medscape, Outcomes Research Division. Technical writer of CME outcomes data reports.
  • United Business Media, Psychiatric Times. Writer, translating clinical research into clinical news summaries for online publication.  A log of bylined articles from Psychiatric Times and Applied Neurology appears at http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/authors/dee-rapposelli 
  • Hay Market. Neurology Advisor and Rheumatology Advisor. Writer, translating clinical research into clinical news summaries for online publication. A log of bylined articles from Neurology Advisor appears at http://www.neurologyadvisor.com/dee-rapposelli/author/2673/


 June 2014-April 2015. Boardroom/Bottom Line Publications
Publisher of a range of consumer publications that complement direct-marketing products.

  • Editor. Bottom Line Daily Health News in Stamford, Connecticut. An online health journal for laypersons that is delivered to subscribers via email on a triweekly basis. Editorial content development, research, assignment, and substantive editing.


 January 2013-May 2014 ~ Millennium Publishing
Publisher of the journals Gastroenterology & Hepatology and Advances in Oncology in New York City.

  • Senior Managing Editor. Gastroenterology & Hepatology Monthly clinical peer-reviewed journal addressing all aspects of clinical gastroenterology and hepatology. Publication management, content development and acquisition, development and execution of interview-based Q&A columns, substantive editing and writing, meeting coverage, special projects.


 June 2010-December 2012 ~ Curry Rockefeller Group
Medical communications/project management/publication planning company, Tarrytown, NY.

  • Senior Editor: Publication planning; writing and editing of manuscripts, abstracts, posters, slide kits, executive summaries, and publication plans; preparation and submission of manuscripts, abstracts, and posters for presentation in major medical journals and/or at meetings.


 1999-2009 ~ CMP Medica LLC , (formerly Cliggott Publishing, Darien, CT)
Publisher of clinical medical journals and other educational and specialty-related media for physicians, Norwalk, CT.

  • Editor.
  1.  Infections in Medicine 2007-2009. Monthly clinical journal addressing all aspects of infectious disease,     targeting infectious disease specialists and primary care physicians. Readership scores steadily increased during my editorship.
  2. Applied Neurology 2004-2007. Monthly clinical journal with Web presence featuring medical news features, clinical reviews, news briefs, meeting highlights targeting to neurologists, neuropsychiatrists, and primary care physicians. Readership score status (Perq HCI) jumped from the 9th to nearly 3rd place within the years of my editorship.
  • Manager of Special Projects. 1999-2005. Proposal development, writing, and sales support, including identification of thought leaders and start-up project coordination. Rate of proposal-to-sold projects was maintained at 20% per year during the 5 years in this position.


  • Managing Editor

  1. Abstracts in Hematology and Oncology 1999-2005. Single-sponsored (Pfizer) quarterly journal.
  2. Advances in Oncology: single-sponsored quarterly publication (Bristol-Myers Squibb/National Comprehensive Cancer Network) 1999-2000.
  3.   Masters in Dermatology single-sponsored (Janssen) quarterly publication 1999-2001.
  4.  Masters in Psychiatry single-sponsored (Pfizer) quarterly publication 2001-2003.


 1990-1999~ Academy Professional Information Services,
Publisher of news bulletins and tabloids reporting on clinical news and research from major medical meetings.  New York, NY.

  • Editorial Coordinator, 1994-1999.
  • Editor, Mycology Observer monthly, single-sponsored (Janssen) news bulletin, English and Spanish editions1990-1999.
  • Associate Editor 1990-1994. (News Bulletin Convention Highlights, Oncology News, Dermatology News, Psychiatric Topics, Pain Management, others.)


 Computer skills

  •  Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, MovieMaker
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements
  • Social media and digital publishing experience


 Education

 New York Institute of Technology, Old Brookville, NY, BFA, cum laude.