Jennifer G. Maybin, MA, ELS

Independent Editor and Writer

Experienced independent editor and writer working with authors, journals, businesses, and publishers to produce articles, books, marketing materials, website content, continuing education programs, blogs, and newsletters

  • Editorial services include:
    • Writing
    • Developmental editing
    • Substantive editing and copyediting
    • Proofreading
    • Fact-checking
    • Formatting
    • Manuscript submission

Previous Employment History

Senior Medical Writer, Medical Education Systems, a Division of Cardinal Health, 2003-2004         

  • Collaborated with physicians to write industry-sponsored disease monographs, CME slide presentations (for symposia), and case-based CME self-training eLearning modules
  • Maintained continuing education standards

 Medical Editor, Cytocom, a Division of Euro RSCG, 2002-2003

  • Collaborated with physicians to write and edit industry- and university-sponsored CME self-training eLearning modules, symposia programs, and monographs
  • Maintained continuing education standards

CME Project Director, Interlink Healthcare Communications, 2001-2002

  • Managed the development of and logistics for CME programs for physician audiences, sponsored by pharmaceutical companies
  • Worked closely with accredited providers to maintain continuing education standards

Conference Director/Continuing Education Manager, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 1995-2001

  • Directed 4 national nursing and multidisciplinary conferences (Nursing Symposium, National Conference for Nurse Practitioners, Annual Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care, Nursing Management Congress)
  • Managed the creation and printing of 200+ self-study continuing nursing education programs per year, including finding and working with subject matter experts on learning objectives and writing
  • Developed conference educational programs with program planning boards (subject matter experts) and solicited presenters for conferences
  • Managed ANCC accreditation reporting, rewrote ANCC accreditation application for organization, and participated in ANCC site survey

Freelance Editor, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins (Springhouse Corporation), 1987-1995

  • Provided copy editing and proofreading for nursing textbook division

Senior Editor, Chilton Company, 1978-1987

  • Wrote and edited feature articles, news, departments for Automotive Industries and Truck and Off-Highway Industries trade journals
  • Interviewed Detroit automaker executives and engineers for features articles
  • Planned and managed annual automaker event in Detroit

Education

  • MA, English, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA, 1994
  • BA, English, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1975
  • Coursework in Biomedical Writing (CME and Biostatistics), University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, 2004
  • Certification, Editor in the Life Sciences (ELS), Board of Editors in the Life Sciences, 2008
  • Core Curriculum Certificate, American Medical Writers Association, 2008

Teaching Experience

Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, 2016-Present

  • Online courses in composition for freshman students and adult learners

University of California, San Diego, Extension Program, 2015-Present

  • Online course in copyediting as part of Copyediting Certificate Program

York County Community College, Wells, ME, 2016

  • Freshman Writing
  • Business Communications

University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, 2014-2015

  • Developed online course in medical editing and AMA style for graduate program in Biomedical Writing

Editorial Freelancers Association, New York, NY, 2010-Present

  • Education Chair managing 40 online education programs for writers and editors
  • Taught medical editing and AMA style, Spring 2015

Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ, 2005-2010

  • Taught live and online English composition and literature courses to freshman students

Arcadia University, Glenside, PA, 1993-1995

  • Taught freshman composition
  • Developed medical writing course for graduate English program

Memberships / Volunteer Activities

  • American Medical Writers Association: Delaware Valley Chapter: Membership Chair, 2014-2015; President, 2012-2013; Immediate Past President, 2013-2014; Chair or Co-Chair, Freelance Workshop, 2008-2012; Production Editor, Delawriter, 2008-2010; Volunteer Coordinator, 2007-2009
    • Editorial Freelancers Association: Education Chair, 2008-2009, 2012-present: Develop and manage more than 40 online educational programs for writers/editors/instructional designers using GoToWebinar, Adobe Connect, and Sakai platforms
  • Board of the Editors in the Life Sciences
  • Council of Science Editors
  • Lyman Public Library, Board of Directors