Research

Editorial Resources

The following individuals can provide editing services and have worked with the College of Public Health.  Contact them directly to discuss your needs and a fee structure.

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Christine M. Blaumueller

Scientific Editor and Writing Consultant, University of Iowa

christine-blaumueller@uiowa.edu
www.anatomy.uiowa.edu/main.shtml
christineblaumueller.com

Background

  • BA in biochemistry, molecular biology and cell biology, Northwestern University
  • PhD in biology, Yale University
  • Post-doctoral training in developmental biology, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
  • Editor at the molecular biology journal; EMBO reports, six years of experience

Project Types

  • Grants
  • Research articles
  • Scientific correspondence
  • Reviews and feature articles
  • Book chapters
  • Meeting abstracts/posters presentations
  • Press releases

Speaking and Teaching

  • Course: Paper Writing in Practice
  • Scientific writing & publication
  • Grant writing
  • Alternative careers in publishing and editing

adele Bonney

Project Manager, Department of OEH, University of Iowa

del-bonney@uiowa.edu

Background

  • 25+ years of editing experience (with academic authors)

Project Types

  • Proposal writing, scientific writing

Pat Ramstad Buettner

patricia-buettner@uiowa.edu

Background

  • MA
  • Peer reviewed scientific article writing and editing since 1989
  • Experience developing/writing promotional materials (former NY advertising executive)
  • American Medical Writers Association member

Project Types

  • Scientific Research articles
  • Feature articles
  • Manuscript editing/rewriting – including response to reviewer’s comments for resubmission, etc.
  • Promotional materials for scientific programs

Paul Casella

Academic/Scientific Editorial Manager

paul-casella@uiowa.edu
www.medicine.uiowa.edu/facultyaffairs/consultant/
www.paulcasella.com/Seminars.html

Background

  • MFA, University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, 1990
  • AB in English and Film Studies, Dartmouth College, 1987
  • National speaker, editor, and presentation skills coach since 1993 (international since 1999)

Project Types

  • Manuscripts for submission, grant applications, posters, visual aids
  • Presentation skills coaching

Speaking and Teaching

  • Writing for Publication
  • Writing Grant Applications
  • Speaking for Success
  • Powerful Posters

 

Diana Colgan

colgandiana@yahoo.com
clarityscientificediting.com

Background

  • BA: University of Chicago
  • PhD: Columbia University
  • Post-doc: Rockefeller University
  • Previously a Scientific Writer for the University of Iowa Department of Medicine
  • Currently the sole proprietor of Clarity Scientific Writing, an official vendor for the University of Iowa (references available)

Project Types

  • Editing and writing of grants and manuscripts
  • Preparation of effective Power Point presentations
  • Current client profile: research scientists, physicians, nurses, and journalists

Speaking and Teaching

  • Teaching experience includes courses at Kirkwood Community College
  • Co-organizer of workshops
  • Writing coach for graduate students

Monali Sawai

Senior Test Development Associate

monali-sawai@uiowa.edu

Background

  • PhD, organic chemistry

Project Types

  • Manuscripts and grants (really anything that involves editing scientific content)

Nancy Wyland

nancy-wyland@uiowa.edu

Background

  • MFA (nonfiction writing)

Project Types

  • Grants
  • Newsletters
  • Reports
  • Manuscript editing
  • Educational materials