Jennifer George Maybin, MA, ELS

The Red Pen, LLC

With 40 years of experience in healthcare publishing, I provide a range of editorial services, focusing on developmental editing of medical and nursing higher ed textbooks; eLearning for patients and medical professionals; copyediting, proofreading, and fact checking; and writing. Clients include major pharmaceutical companies, medical education agencies, physicians, and medical publishers (Elsevier, Lippincott, FA Davis, Pearson/Prentice Hall, among others). My specialty subjects are nursing, medicine, psychology, and patient education. With me, you’ll get the expertise of a certified Editor in the Life Sciences who is fluent in AMA, CMOS, and APA styles.

Other skills include:

  • Writing higher ed textbook supplements and ancillary materials
  • Writing alt text
  • Writing test banks (medicine, humanities)
  • Speaker engagement and acquisitions (nursing, healthcare topics)
  • PowerPoint presentations and speaker notes
  • Pharmaceutical sales training materials
  • Conference planning

I am also an instructor in the UCSD Copyediting Certificate program, where I have been teaching for more than 4 years, and have held adjunct professor positions in English at Delaware State University, Southern New Hampshire University, York County Community College, Raritan Valley Community College, and Arcadia University.

Easton, PA

Business phone: 302-272-2540


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Years in the field: 40
Years freelancing: 18


Jennifer Maybin, MA, ELS

Member at Large

I'm a certified editor in the life sciences (ELS) and owner of an editing and writing company that focuses on scientific manuscripts, textbooks, websites, and training modules for publishers, education companies, and others. I also write proposals, newsletters, marketing materials, sales training, patient education materials, and digital products. I am a consultant editor for Clinical Key Nursing, an international subscription nursing website owned by Elsevier. I have a master's degree in English (writing) and have taught business communication, composition, and copyediting at several universities.