Eleanor Mayfield

ELM Communications

When you need the job done right the first time – when you need a professional in whom you can have implicit confidence – please contact me. I’ve been getting the job done right and on time for more than 25 years. From web content to summaries of meeting proceedings, newsletter articles to technical manuals, I do it all. Clarifying complex material is my specialty, and I take pride in meticulously sweating the details.

  • Award-winning writer-editor specializing in health, medicine, and biomedical science
  • Wide-ranging experience (e.g., briefing papers, clinical practice guidelines, journal articles, literature reviews, meeting reports, news and feature articles, press releases, reports, speeches, web content)
  • Graduate of University of Chicago Graham School certificate program in Medical Writing & Editing
  • Certified Editor in the Life Sciences by the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences
  • Proficient at organizing, analyzing, and distilling information
  • Specialist in plain-language communication
  • Adept at translating technical information into plain English
  • International experience (United States, Canada, Great Britain)
  • Three-time winner, APEX Awards for Publication Excellence (Health & Medical Writing; 2013, 2015, 2016)
  • Winner, Eric W. Martin Award (Public or Consumer Article), American Medical Writers Association (2013)
  • Areas of expertise include cardiology, oncology, gerontology, and endocrinology (specifically diabetes)
  • Subspecialties include cancer treatment/clinical research and geriatric medicine/long-term care.
  • Services include original writing, plain-language writing, substantive editing, meeting coverage, speech writing, and editorial project management
  • Extensive experience with federal public health agencies, including National Institutes of Health, Food and Drug Administration

Selected client testimonials:
“There are few science writers who do as great a job as you.”
“I love working with you – such a smooth process always.”
“Your patience and ability to remain focused on the creation of a high level product amazes me.”
“Wish I had more writers of your caliber.”

Please contact me via my website: https://elmcommunications.com/contact/

Connect with me on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/eleanormayfield


Pittsburgh, PA


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Years in the field: 43
Years freelancing: 30


Eleanor Mayfield