1993 – PRESENT: MEDICAL WRITER:
Drug Topics, write articles for monthly pharmacist publication, in print and online.

Sample Articles:
Compounded drugs give indies an edge
CVS faces probes by FTC…

DOTmed.com, wrote news stores for clinicians and medical device manufacturers.

Sample Articles:
Electric Nose Can Sniff Out Kidney Diseases & Lung Cancer
Genentech Committee Says “Nay” to Roche
Read More DOTmed Articles…

CBS Healthwatch, wrote health articles for consumers.

Sample Articles:
Sixth-Sense Drugs May Improve Mood, Alter Hormones
Hormone Replacement Therapy for Men? Testosterone and Male Menopause

Newsweek Special Section, wrote health stories for special advertising sections.

Sample Articles:
Migraine Mechanisms
Smoke Alarm: Ready to kick the cigarette habit?

Wrote for pubs including: Cornell Women’s Newsletter, GYN News, Urology Times, Psychiatric Times, Dermatology Times, Penthouse (story on women’s sexual physiology)

1987 – 1993: SENIOR FINANCIAL AND NEWS EDITOR
Chemical Market Report, reported on chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

1984 – 1987: ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Computer Retail News, wrote articles for computer retailers.

1979 – 1984: EDITORIAL TRAINEE & ASSISTANT EDITOR
Various McGraw-Hill Publications (including Medical World News and National Petroleum News)

Experience

Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
Attended courses at: Amherst College, Smith, and Mount Holyoke. Studied journalism at Hampshire and The University of Massachusetts, as part of Hampshire’s five-college curriculum.

Education

From the ‘Newsweek Special Sections’ Editor:
“…she [Lynn] has done a sterling job – she is professional and prompt, and her work is well-researched and well-written…” (Read Full Testimonial)

From the ‘EmergingMed’ Editorial Director:
“…Ms. Shapiro has been one of the best freelance journalists I’ve ever worked with…” (Read Full Testimonial)

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