Medical Writing Authors and Authorship

Volume 25, Issue 1 - Authors and Authorship

March 2016


Authors and Authorship

Letter from the Editor

President's Message

President’s Message


EMWA’s 2016 Webinar Programme

Feature Articles

Ghostwriting prevalence among AMWA and EMWA members (2005 to 2014)

The sun never sets on transparency

GPP3 – what is it, why is it necessary and what is new?

Attribution, advocacy, disposable authors, corporate ghosts and cultural assimilation: new themes in the ethical critique of commercial medical literature

Perspective from a leading scientific author: An interview with Professor Ruth Roberts on authors and authoring

Authorship of clinical trial documents

Project management in medical publication writing: A less explored avenue in pharmaceutical companies and clinical research organisations

Never say never! Returning to full-time employment after freelancing

Fifth EMWA freelance business survey

Regular Sections

Journal Watch

In the Bookstores

The Webscout

Regulatory Writing: Authorship issues in regulatory documents

English Grammar and Style

Medical Communication

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Gained in Translation

Medical Writing Teaching

Profile: An interview with Phil Leventhal

Out On Our Own

Out on our own


Member Login


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Medical Writing is a quarterly publication that aims to educate and inform medical writers in Europe and beyond. Each issue focuses on a specific theme, and all issues include feature articles and regular columns on topics relevant to the practice of medical writing. We welcome articles providing practical advice to medical writers; guidelines and reviews/summaries/updates of guidelines published elsewhere; original research; opinion pieces; interviews; and review articles.

Medical Writing is listed in the following indexes:

Editoral Board


Raquel Billiones


Evguenia Alechine

Jonathan Pitt

Managing Editor

Victoria White

Deputy Managing Editor

Alicia Waltman

Associate Editors

Anuradha Alahari

Jennifer Bell

Clare Chang

Barbara Grossman

Daniela Nakagawa

Joselita T. Salita

Petal Smart

Amy Whereat

Section Editors

Nicole Bezuidenhout 

Digital Communication

Somsuvro Basu

EMWA News       

Aurélie Gobet / Paolo Rega

Gained in Translation

Ivana Turek

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Wendy Kingdom / Amy Whereat

Good Writing Practice

Alison McIntosh / Stephen Gilliver

In the Bookstores

Maria Kołtowska-Häggström

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Phil Leventhal

Manuscript Writing

Lisa Chamberlain-James

Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Namrata Upadhyay

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Laura Kehoe

Out on Our Own

Tiziana von Bruchhausen


Jennifer Morris

Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

Kimi Uegaki

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

Jennifer Bell / Louisa Marcombes

Veterinary Writing

Editors Emeritus

Elise Langdon-Neuner

Phil Leventhal

Lay out Designer

Chris Monk