March 14: Biomedical Communication

Dr. Susan Marriott will be the speaker at our March meeting. Dr. Marriott received her PhD degree from Kansas State University in 1987 and did her postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health studying human retroviruses. In 1991 she joined the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine where she is currently a Professor in the Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology. In 2001, Dr. Marriott founded BioScience Writers, LLC (BSW), an award-winning company that provides professional editing and writing services to the global scientific community.

With more than 100 advance-degreed (MD, PhD, DVM, PharmD, etc.) editors and writers, BSW supports the biomedical communication needs of individual clients, institutions, organizations, publishers, and companies around the world. In addition to scientific editing and writing, BSW also presents instructional scientific writing workshops to organizations around the world. Dr. Marriot will discuss various types of biomedical communication, institutions and agencies that require biomedical communication, and types of work biomedical communicators may perform. Questions will be entertained throughout the presentation.