Robin Whitsell, Founder and President of Whitsell Innovations (WI), Inc., a full-service medical and scientific writing company headquartered in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Ann Winter-Vann, PhD. Clinical Writing Lead, presented at the Medical and Scientific Communications 2014 Annual Forum March 10 through March 12, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. This forum was sponsored by the Drug Information Association (DIA).
This meeting was comprised of workshops specifically designed to meet the needs of individuals in all branches of life science medical communications. Ms Whitsell’s presentations were entitled “Always Keeping a Ball in the Air: Project Management in Medical Writing” and “Social Media Use in a Compliant Environment.” Dr. Winter-Vann presented “Challenges of the Review Process: Pitfalls and Best Practices.”
[quotes class=”quoteleft”]“The DIA Medical and Scientific Communications Forum targets best practices in medical writing, including publications and regulatory writing, among many industry experts,” says Ms. Whitsell. “Attending and presenting at a meeting like this is a wonderful opportunity to share what we have learned and to continue to grow our knowledge by interacting with other thought leaders.”[/quotes]
DIA is a nonprofit, global, professional association of nearly 18,000 members who work in every facet of the discovery, development, and life cycle management of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and related products. DIA is committed to the broad dissemination of information among its members, with continuously improved professional practice as the goal. DIA serves our members in a neutral, global environment that operates independent of the influence of any one organization or authority.