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MedicalWritersSpeak's podcast

49 EpisodesProduced by Emma Hitt Nichols, PhDWebsite

Emma Hitt Nichols talks to freelance medical writers about their work


Debra Gordon, MS--Seasoned Medical Writer and Teacher

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Debra Gordon, MS is a seasoned healthcare communications professional who specializes in speaking, teaching, and communicating about various clinical topics and the US healthcare system, healthcare reform, and health policy. Debra started her company in 1999. Previously, she was a newspaper reporter for The Virginian Pilot in Norfolk, Va., and the Orange Country Register in southern California, where she covered health and medicine. While at the Pilot, she was one of six journalists around the country awarded the prestigious Kaiser Family Foundation Media Fellowship, which enabled her to spend a year researching and learning about health policy issues. Debra is also the author, co-author, or ghostwriter of more than a dozen health-related books. Debra specializes in writing medical content for clinicians; consumer-facing health-related content; and business-to-business content for companies in the healthcare space. She covers medical meetings for clients, is an in-demand speaker on various topics related to healthcare reform, and conducts webinars on a variety of topics related to freelancing, writing, and health care. Debra lives and works in Williamsburg where she shares an office with her husband, Keith, and her lap dog, Jessie. She and Keith have three children

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