Medical Writing Authors Claire Gudex

Claire Gudex
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Claire is associate professor at the University of Southern Denmark, where she teaches academic writing and undertakes research in patient outcome measurement. She has a medical degree and worked for 10 years at the Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK, before moving to Denmark in 1995, where she has worked at WHO Regional Office, National Institute of Public Health, and Odense University Hospital. Claire is a founder member of the EuroQol Group, an international research group for the development of the generic health measure, EQ-5D.


Teaching Medical Writing - Volume 28, Issue 4

The training of medical writers is not to be taken lightly and requires serious input from industry, established medical writers, and the academics making the transition. Following on from previous articles in Medical Writing, Sarah and Adrian Tilly…

Teaching Medical Writing - Volume 28, Issue 2

Systematic hospital collection of patient-reported outcome data via patient apps - Volume 27, Issue 4

Medical writers are increasingly likely to come across patient apps in their work, and we describe here the background and use of two apps for assessing patient-reported outcome (PRO). Systematic collection of PRO data via patient apps has been…

Teaching Medical Writing - Volume 27, Issue 1

Since 2014, I have offered a four-day course on academic writing for qualitative health researchers at the University of Southern Denmark. I tell the participants, mostly PhD students with backgrounds in the health professions, that “learning to…

Teaching Medical Writing - Volume 26, Issue 3

Only one university in the USA offers an undergraduate degree programme in medical writing. Worldwide, fewer than 10 institutions offer advanced degrees (Table 1). Over the past 14 years, I have read and edited many research papers, grant…

Teaching Medical Writing - Volume 26, Issue 1

Do you teach written English to non-native academics? Or are you a language editor or translator who would like to get involved in this sort of teaching? If so, we would very much like to hear from you. There are not many of us teaching in this…

Can you recognise the four main ways that English sentences can be structured? - Volume 26, Issue 1

Although scientific text typically has a more complex structure and vocabulary than fiction or text written for the general public, its message should still be clear and concise. One way to ensure this is to use correctsentence structure. If a…

Medical Writing Teaching - Volume 25, Issue 2

Teaching manuscript writing in Africa I’m glad to have the opportunity to contribute to this new regular feature in MEW – ’Teaching medical writing’. Why write about teaching in Africa? Well, Claire Gudex – who will manage the section – thought my…

Medical Writing Teaching - Volume 25, Issue 1

A novice’s experiment with a wiki on a writing course A wiki? What is that? The name ‘wiki’ was probably what attracted me most about using this e-learning tool in my teaching. As a New Zealander, I associated the word with the Maori terms ‘waaka’…


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