Free-lance copyediting and writing, mainly health care, science, and other technical subjects. Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, sense, consistency of content and design. Check all visual aids. Excellent documentation.
Sample List of Clients
JK Design, Hillsboro, NJ, print and interactive agency services. Copyedit catalogues and technical materials. 2005-present.
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, medical and academic publishing. Copyedit medical reference books, postgraduate textbooks, other technical subjects. 1997-present.
Graphic World, St. Louis, MO, publishing services. Copyedited reference books, mainly medical and nursing. 1992-1996.
Dissertations for non-native English speaking PhD candidates in computer science. Edit for sense, grammar, organization. Ensure compliance with university standards. 1999-present.
Farm Journal Publication Group, Philadelphia. 1990-2000, project manager for annual National Corn Yield Guide, 40-page insert. Set all deadlines; made dummy; copyedited, set type in PageMaker; liaison among publisher, client, sales force, production, data processing.
Trent-Jones, Inc., Princeton, NJ, agribusiness public relations. Wrote feature articles, edited press kits, trade articles, Internet features, newsletters, animal health copy. 1994-2000.
Infocus, Inc., Yardley, PA, data processing consultants. Edit software documentation. 1986-present.
Al Paul Lefton, Philadelphia. Advertising agency. Market research, study design, report writing. 1978-1979.
Farm Journal, Philadelphia. Writing and editing. 1972-1978.
The Pennsylvania State University, State College. BA English, 1968.
- Trustee, Newtown [PA] Friends School, pre-K to 8 Quaker day school.
- Sometime poet.
- Author, unpublished cookbook.
- Member of Middletown Friends [Quaker] Meeting at Langhorne.
Partial List of Books Edited
- Werner, A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology. Wolters Kluwer, 2007.
- Bess, Audiology: The Fundamentals. Wolters Kluwer, 2007.
- Sinclair, Modern Hydrotherapy. Wolters Kluwer, 2007.
- Fix, Neuroanatomy, ed. 3. Wolters Kluwer, 2007.
- Gay, Radiology Recall. Wolters Kluwer, 2007.
- Nicholas, Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques. Wolters Kluwer, 2007.
- Kielhofner, Model of Human Occupation, ed. 4. Wolters Kluwer, 2006.
- Lacher, Pharmaceutical Calculations for the Pharmacy Technician. Wolters Kluwer, 2006.
- Gartner & Hiatt, Cell Biology and Histology, ed. 5. Wolters Kluwer, 2006.
- Burkard, Auditory Evoked Potentials. Wolters Kluwer, 2006.
- Tipton. ASCM Exercise Physiology. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (Wolters Kluwer), 2005.
- Westman. Medical Genetics for the Common Clinician. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005.
- Ansel, Allen, Popvich. Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005.
- Nosse, Friberg, Kovacek.Managerial and Supervisory Principles for Physical Therapists, ed. 2. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004.
- Norsworthy. The Feline Patient: Essentials of Diagnosis and Treatment. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003.
- Frandson, Wilke, Fails. Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, ed. 6. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003.
- Fenner. Quick Reference to Veterinary Medicine. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.
- Cipriano. Photographic Manual of Regional Orthopaedic and Neurological Tests, ed. 4. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003.
- Borden. Speech Science Primer: Physiology, Acoustics, and Perception, ed. 4. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.
- Trombly. Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction, ed. 3. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001.
- Shumway-Cook. Motor Control: Theory and Practical Applications. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001.
- Sadler. Langman's Medical Embryology, ed. 8. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.
- Kingsley. Concise Text of Neuroscience, ed. 2. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.
- Lee, Dike. Surgical Attending Rounds. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1999.
- Perry. Companion Handbook to the Chemotherapy Source Book. Williams & Wilkins, 1998.
- Aronoff. Evaluation and Treatment of Chronic Pain, ed. 3. Williams & Wilkins, 1998.
- Kaplan, Sadock. Study Guide and Review for Psychiatry. Williams & Wilkins, 1998.
- Jankovic. Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders. Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
- Kahn and Potish. Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology. Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
- Churg. Pathology of Occupational Lung Disease. Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
- Apuzzo. Surgery of the Third Ventricle [brain surgery]. Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
- Park. Pediatric Cardiology Handbook. Mosby, 1996.
- Schlossberg. Current Therapy of Infectious Disease. Mosby, 1995.
- Mandell, Douglas, Bennett. Mandell, Douglas and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 4th ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 1995.