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Medical Program Manager

Carmel, IN
March 28, 2019

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Gene Brewer

Member, American Medical Writers Association

Affiliated with Regulatory Affairs Professional Society

Ameri-Health Caritas Insurance, Philadelphia PA June 2014-2018

The nationwide leader in Medicaid managed care

Medical writer and analyst creating white papers on new treatments and trends

oCreated, edited and presented evidence-based documents in AMA and house style for corporate web publication including:

Genetic testing and emerging drug and device treatment technologies

Prevention of disease

Cancer screening

oCreated 25-30 new full-length essays per year; updated approximately 80 more

oMentored local college interns interested in medical publishing as a career

Reed Elsevier, Philadelphia PA August, 2010-June, 2014

The world’s largest scientific and academic publisher

Deputy Editor of “First Consult” and “Point of Care” online medical textbooks

oOversaw production of 430 clinical disease monographs for web publication

oDeveloped business plan for acquisition of content from 6 remote contributors

oAdministered quality control program for the publications

oIntroduced digital content management system into creative operations

oContributed to development of Apple iPhone application for mobile users

PEPID Medical Information Products, Chicago IL January, 2009-July, 2010

The original hand-held device (Palm) health content provider, established 1993

Editorial Director over clinical publications from student to professional practice

oLed medical communications team that reaped $2 mil health information contract extension

oManaged staff of 12, including nurses and physicians, with an annual budget of $3 mil in creation of online medical, dental and psychiatric content for physicians, nurses and students

British Medical Journal (The BMJ), London UK June, 2007-December 2008

The world’s most respected medical journal, The BMJ.

Clinical Editor of “Point of Care” and “Best Practice”

oResearched, created and fact-checked clinical disease monographs as diverse as cancer, infection, and chronic disease

Indiana University Medical Center June, 2005-June, 2007

Indiana’s premier third-tier trauma care and educational hospital

Program Manager for Indiana University Health

oCollaborated with biomechanical engineering department to introduce a new infrared equipment tracking technology into operations

oProduced detailed reviews of public health topics (ie, “Emergency Trauma Care in Indiana”) for Indiana legislature, co-authored with Eric R. Wright, PhD

oProduced podcasts and online audiovisual presentations (“Stratification of Care for Pro-Active Utilization of Medical Resources”) for nurses and students at IU Medical Center

Consultant and contractor

Kentucky Baptist Health Plan, Lexington KY December 2016-2018

Improving the health and wellness of Kentuckians

oConsultant on medical policy development

Johnson & Johnson, Raynham MA January-March, 2014

The world’s most broadly based healthcare company

oMedical Writing Specialist for Orthopedics division

oCreated documents for response to FDA query on spinal cage technology

Purdue Pharmaceuticals, Stamford CT August thru December, 2014

The industry leader in pain management

oCreated marketing materials (e.g., brochures, telephone scripts) compliant with FDA standards for introduction of abuse-deterrent OxyContin® to the American market

Genzyme, Cambridge MA October, 2013-July, 2014

One of the world's leading biotech companies

oCreated marketing materials (i.e., Aubagio® website) compliant with FDA standards for introduction of this new drug for multiple sclerosis (MS) to the American marketplace

oCopy Editor, Cold Reader, Proofreader and Fact-checker for this project


•Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), Masters in Health Administration (MHA), Indianapolis, IN

•University of North Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Data Base and Web Research, 2011, Chapel Hill, NC


•Microsoft Office Suite: MS Word Advanced Expert, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint Certification (Indiana University); and Adobe Photoshop Expert (Indiana University)


•American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS)

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