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Medical Education

Kew Gardens, New York, United States
June 16, 2019

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Louiza Patsis New York City Cell Phone 646-***-****

SUMMARY: Medical and science writer/editor with more than 12 years of experience with medical education, pharmaceutical advertising, and medical publishing companies; edited, proofread and fact checked CME material and advertisements


New York University Chemistry BA

New York University MS Biomedical Journalism

CW Post Long Island University MPhil Information Science, Ph.D.

Science Courses Biochemistry, Genetics, Oncology, Virology, Toxicology, Physiology, Cell Biology, Immunology

Ph.D. Courses Human Computer Interaction, Information Retrieval, Knowledge Organization, Information Policy, Organization Management, Systems Analysis and Design, Research Methods I and II

Dissertation Conducted a literature review on the history of telemedicine and topics relevant to telemedicine such as diagnosis, treatment, telemonitoring, cost and laws

Searched the Scopus database and used a random sample of the search to find authors, journals, and keywords in telemedicine; determined if telemedicine is a discourse community or domain; and created a new telemedicine taxonomy



Boricua College

Taught English-Writing and Biology 2017-2018

Created lesson plans

Wrote and graded tests


Hour Children

Saturday tutor in English and Mathematics for grades 1-12 2017


Translated Greek for witnesses at depositions

Experience includes being the sole translator at a million-dollar bulk carrier arbitration case on

Wall Street and in several cases dealing with construction and automobile accidents

Translated Prime Minister and bank CEO documents from English to Greek for international case

Translated Greek and Spanish for students and teachers at parent teacher meeting or tests

Clients: Department of Education, Department of Justice, Legal World, Elite Translations, Eiber Translations


Proofread and edited chapters in medical and pharmacy

textbooks in areas such as: Immunology, Obstetrics - Gynecology, Oncology,

and Pharmacology; corresponded with physicians

Edited science textbooks for grade schools; supervised the

rewriting of 1970s books for grades K-6

Champak Magazine of Delhi Press: edited children’s stories

Clients: McGraw-Hill, Castle Connolly Graduate Medical Publishing, Thieme Medical Publishers


Edited and proofread monographs, slide kits, and journal articles

Edited and rewrote sections of continuing medical education and advertising

content for physicians, pharmaceutical representatives and patients

Checked AMA style for continuing medical education

Conducted fact checking

Communicated with freelance writers for updates and fact checks

Created and edited PowerPoint and Flash Points presentations

Clients: 5Strong, Adelphi, Grey Health, BGB, Morrison Media, Rapp


It’s About Time: Edited online STEM high school education in biotechnology and manufacturing

including documents, art and video


Louise Blouin Media: Chose and uploaded AP and Reuters stories using Drupal

Wrote Wordpress blog posts

Hired and supervised blog contributors and edited their work

Researched science facts on Eurekalert, Medline and other Web sites

Uploaded and approved images and videos

WEB SITES 2010-2012

NYU School of Continuing Education: Edited ads that appeared on NYC subway and in the NY Times 2010

Kathryn Brickell Music School: Content writer on musical instruments, genres, history and performers 2012

ARTICLES 1998-2008

Wrote online articles for Northshore University Hospital Web sites and other Web sites, and publications

Articles: A Conserved HIV gp120, Congenital Heart Disease Caused by Mutation, Nicotine: Tolerance

and Its Effects on the Cardiovascular System, The Lungs and the Fetus

Interviewed researchers and pharmacists, and wrote articles on their work


Modern Drug Discovery

North Shore University Hospital

US Pharmacist

Angels in Medicine

Stevens Institute


Checked and edited lab data for the Food and Drug Administration and the NDA

Worked with a team of scientists to analyze and compile

Celexa™ and Metformin analytical data; utilized ACS and AMA styles

Clients: Wyeth, Forest Laboratories


AMA and AP style, Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, PowerPoint, Medline research, Lexis-Nexis, dictation, medical terminology, typing, database research: SCOPUS, EBSCO and library online catalogs


The Boy in a Wheelchair; Life, Work and Play; Pocket Guide to Fitness

LANGUAGES Written and verbal fluency in Greek; intermediate Spanish

HONORS Presidential Scholarship and May Gruber Scholarship, National Honor Society

Professional Organizations American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Writers Union, National Association of Science Writers, American Medical Writers Association, National Academy of Science, American Women in Science

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