Medical Writing Authors Kimi Uegaki

Kimi Uegaki
Section Editor - The Crofter: Sustainable Communications


Kimi Uegaki, PhD, is a freelance medical writer with a background in health technology assessment, epidemiology, and physical therapy. She has experience with medical communications and regulatory writing. Kimi is a member of the Sustainability Special Interest Group and is a section editor for Medical Writing. Her research expertise and interests also include infectious diseases, medical devices, mental health, neurological disorders, and public and occupational health.


The Crofter: Sustainable Communications - Volume 32, Issue 2

Rising to the challenge of sustainability in healthcare communications Climate change is among the greatest global challenges facing humanity, and although progress on tackling the issue is slow, the pharmaceutical industry is taking it seriously.…

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications - Volume 32, Issue 1

Sustainable supply As medical writers/ communicators who provide services to pharmaceutical companies, we are part of a pharmaceutical company’s supply chain. In this issue, we follow-up on EMWA’s November 2022 Expert Series Seminar (ESS) on…

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications - Volume 31, Issue 4

Medical Writing. 2022;31(4)74-77. Contributors: Paula Pinto, Sarah Kabani, Viviana Neviani, Kimi Uegaki (section editor)

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications - Volume 31, Issue 3

Contributors: Mariella Franker (author), Kimi Uegaki (section editor) Sustainable productivity: A new approach to work-life balance and helpful practices for introverts Mariella Franker Medical Writing. 2022;31(3)90-93.…

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications - Volume 31, Issue 2

Greeting from the croft! During my non-linear career path, there has been one recurring theme that always rang true: “Context matters”. As a physical therapist working in a rehabilitation centre, understanding my clients’ social roles, home…

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications - Volume 31, Issue 1

Greetings from the croft! As a member of the EMWA’s Sustainability Special Interest Group (SUSSIG), I’m excited about this issue of Medical Writing focusing on sustainability. There are so many aspects of sustainability and recently, the link to the…

Ins and outs of environmental risk assessments (ERA) of medicinal products for human use - Volume 31, Issue 1

An environmental risk assessment (ERA) is the process of evaluating the effects of drugs for human use on the environment. ERAs must accompany all new drug market authorisations in Europe. In this article, we discuss the current guidelines on ERAs…

Preventing biomedical research waste - Volume 31, Issue 1

An estimated 85% of efforts in biomedical research are wasted due to inefficiencies. This wastage represents a global financial loss of greater than US$200 billion per year, a barrier to practicing evidence-based medicine, and a considerable amount…

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications - Volume 30, Issue 4

Greetings from the croft! In this special issue on medical journalism, we have two contributions that discuss topics that have enjoyed attention in the press: 1. the emerging environmental problem because of the growing drug market for pets, and 2.…

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications - Volume 30, Issue 3

Greetings from the croft! In June, the Sustainability Special Interest Group (SUSSIG) marked its first year of existence and we have embarked on our second year with much enthusiasm. Kate Silverthorne has written an inspiring feature article in this…

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications - Volume 30, Issue 2

Greetings from the croft! I think it’s a neat coincidence that I have the pleasure to write my first editorial to this edition of The Crofter in the Medical Writing special issue on mentorship. I don’t have an official mentor but ever since I…

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications - Volume 30, Issue 1

Crofting is a sustainable way of living It is cold and grey, and the wind is strong this morning, carrying a dash of rain. The crofter wakes up early. There is a sick sheep in need of care. A cow should give birth at any moment. There is a storm…


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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.

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Jonathan Pitt

Managing Editor

Victoria White

Associate Editors

Anuradha Alahari

Jennifer Bell

Claire Chang

Barbara Grossman

Amy Whereat

Petal Smart

John Plant

Sampoorna Rappaz

Sarah Milner

Section Editors

Jennifer Bell


Nicole Bezuidenhout 

Digital Communication

Somsuvro Basu

EMWA News 

Ana Sofia Correia 

Gained in Translation

Ivana Turek

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Wendy Kingdom / Amy Whereat

Good Writing Practice

Alison McIntosh 

In the Bookstores

Maria Kołtowska-Häggström

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Phil Leventhal

Manuscript Writing

Lisa Chamberlain-James

Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Payal Bhatia

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Laura Kehoe

Out on Our Own

Tiziana von Bruchhausen


Clare ChangZuo Yen Lee 

Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

Kimi Uegaki

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

Louisa Marcombes

Veterinary Writing

Editors Emeritus

Elise Langdon-Neuner

Phil Leventhal

Lay out Designer

Chris Monk