Freelance resume example with 11+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Highly driven, collaborative, and results-oriented professional with 14+ years of experience in healthcare communications and advertising. Areas of expertise include medical strategy, content creation (slide decks, websites, videos), POVs, messaging platforms, copywriting, and medical writing. Therapeutic expertise includes oncology/hematology/immuno-oncology, neuroscience, rheumatology, optometry/ophthalmology, wound care, and rare diseases. Adept at coordinating diverse resources to accomplish challenging objectives.

  • Scientific strategy
  • Translating complex concepts
  • Mentorship and leadership
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Competitive intelligence
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Cross-functional communication
  • Regulatory compliance
Schering-Plough Kenilworth, NJ, Expected in 2006 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship : Division of Inflammation and Antimicrobials - GPA :
Dartmouth College/Geisel School of Medicine At Dartmouth Hanover, NH Expected in 2003 PhD : Molecular and Cellular Biology - GPA :
  • Thesis Title "Regulation of Constitutive MMP-1 by the ERK Signaling Cascade in Tumor Cells."
  • Graduate student council
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY, Expected in 1997 BS : Biology - GPA :
  • Elected to Director Of Member Development for the Pan-Hellenic Council in 1996
  • Dean's List 1994, 1995, 1996
  • Minored in Management
  • Alpha Phi
Work History
Senior Medical Director/Strategist - Freelance
City, STATE, 04/2016 - Current
  • Collaborate on development of core sales aids, flashcards, brochures, doctor discussion guides, and more by providing medical and strategic direction, and content development
  • Generate disease state and competitive insights for pull through into promotional and unbranded assets including interactive visual aids, websites and microsites, videos/animations, and social media campaigns
  • Review all brand assets to ensure medical accuracy, consistency, and strategic alignment
  • Supported team as medical director and strategist for all client-facing and regulatory meetings
  • Generated brief, animated journal article summary videos
  • Acted as a medical expert and strategist responsible for developing and presenting overarching approach, messaging, and case studies as part of new business pitch teams (~80% win rate)
  • Produced and updated mobile apps for patients, care partners, and their HCPs that capture day-to-day symptoms, quality of life, and disease management changes in patients with chronic conditions, and provide disease-specific tools and information for patients and care partners
  • Created and delivered Global communication strategy, plan, and messaging matrices to a sizable cross-functional team and moderated workshop
  • Developed and presented Med101s and POVs, which received high praise
Director, Patient Engagement & Advocacy - The Lynx Group
City, STATE, 05/2018 - 09/2018
  • Collaborated with cancer patients, caregivers, advocates and advocacy groups, and pharmaceutical clients to develop publication plans and write and edit primary and secondary manuscripts and white paper supplements
  • Created strategic and tactical plans for pharmaceutical clients for disease state education and stakeholder engagement
  • Generated 3-year conference plan for competitive intelligence and KOL engagement for an emerging biotechnology company's rare disease pipeline
  • Developed needs assessments and Jessica submissions for pharmaceutical company support for cancer patient-centered initiatives
Sr Medical Director (2012-2015); Medical Strategist (2015-2016) - Evolution Medical Communications
City, STATE, 12/2012 - 03/2016
  • Drove development of medical content, including pre-launch disease state and branded slide decks and MOA/MOD videos that received accolades from top KOLs across diverse therapeutic areas
  • Supported strategic planning and development of scientific platforms
  • Achieved client growth of >20% through business development activities, including medical communications Agency of Record account for an immuno-oncology product
  • Grew two medical communications Agency of Record accounts by ~300% ($1 million and $2.4 million in revenue to $3 million and $6.4 million, respectively, in planned revenues)
  • Successfully launched six new products and additional indications (4 oncology products)
  • Built strong relationships with internal stakeholders, key clients, agency partners, and KOLs
  • Managed team of up to 14 people (4 director reports, up to 10 freelancers) within same time frame
Senior Medical Director - BioScience Communications
City, STATE, 02/2010 - 08/2012
  • Designed and executed gap analysis and messaging workshops, summit meetings, and advisory boards
  • Successfully devised and implemented strategic and tactical plans for branded and non-branded personal and non-personal programs that exceeded client objectives
  • Designed and executed multi-channel publications plans for both commercial and Medical Affairs clients
  • Established strong long-term relationships with internal stakeholders, clients, and KOLs that led to long-term engagement
  • Garnered scientific insights at national medical meetings that drove successful campaigns
  • Acted as medical expert across departments and teams to develop digital assets and deliver competitive intelligence

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School Attended

  • Schering-Plough
  • Dartmouth College/Geisel School of Medicine At Dartmouth
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Freelance
  • The Lynx Group
  • Evolution Medical Communications
  • BioScience Communications


  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
  • PhD
  • BS

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