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  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 University Catalog

Biomedical Writing – Certificates


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USciences offers 2 biomedical writing certificate programs. The certificate program in marketing writing focuses on publications; the certificate program in regulatory writing focuses on preparing documents for submission to regulatory authorities for initial and continuing approval of therapies.

These certificates are intended for people with graduate degrees who are either seeking senior career positions or further training and credentialing in the medical writing field. Each certificate program can be completed part-time in 8 months and requires a grade of B- or higher in courses totaling 12 credit hours. Most courses available are 3 credit hours; some are 1 or 2 credit hours. Certificate courses up to 12 credit hours may be applied toward the master of science degree.

The above information is current as of the 2015 - 2016 academic year. To see descriptions and requirements from previous academic years, please go to the catalog for the academic year of interest.

Certificate in Marketing Writing (12 credits)


Certificate in Regulatory Writing (12 credits)


Faculty – Biomedical Writing


Danny Benau
AB, PhD (Boston University); MS (University of Pennsylvania)
Associate Professor of Biomedical Writing
Director, Graduate Programs in Biomedical Writing
Phone: 215.596.7509
E-mail: d.benau@usciences.edu

Darshan Kulkarni
PharmD (University of the Sciences); JD, MS (Temple University)
Visiting Associate Professor of Biomedical Writing
Phone: 215.703.7842
E-mail: d.benau@usciences.edu

Cathleen O’Connell 
BS (Rutgers University); MS (Long Island University); PhD (Temple University)
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Writing 
Phone: 267.295.3211
E-mail: c.oconnell@usciences.edu

Faculty with Primary Appointments Elsewhere

Mignon S. Adams
BS (Eastern Illinois University); MSLS (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Professor Emeritus of Information Science
Phone: 215.596.8903
E-mail: m.adams@usciences.edu 

Leslie Ann Bowman
BA (Pomona College); AMLS (University of Michigan)
Associate Professor of Information Science
Assistant Dean, Misher College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 215.596.8964
E-mail: l.bowman@usciences.edu

Stephen P. Buss
BA (Ursinus College); MLS (University of Maryland)
Instructor in Information Science
Phone: 267.295.3187
E-mail: s.buss@usciences.edu

Jeanette McVeigh
BA (Temple University); MSLS (Drexel University); MS (Towson State University)
Associate Professor of Information Science
Phone: 215.895.1197
E-mail: j.mcveig@usciences.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Rachel L. Box
BA (Loyola University Maryland); MS (University of the Sciences)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Writing

Kelleen Flaherty
BS, MS (George Washington University)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Writing
Phone: 267.295.3211
E-mail: k.flaher@usciences.edu

Rita Francis
MS (University of the Sciences)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Writing

Eileen Girten
BA (Rosemont College); MS (Saint Joseph’s University); MS (University of the Sciences)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Writing

Tracy Janus
BS (Delaware Valley College of Science & Agriculture); MS (University of the Sciences)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Writing

Matthew Monberg
BS (University of Notre Dame); MS (University of the Sciences)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Writing

Neil Scheff
MS (University of the Sciences)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Writing

Patricia Walsh
MS (University of the Sciences); MBA (LaSalle University)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Writing

Charles Wang
BS (ZJTV, China); BS, MEd (University of Delaware)
Adjunct Instructor in Biomedical Writing

Lorraine Whitman
PharmD (University of Florida)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Writing

 

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