Medical Writing Authors Sampoorna Rappaz

Sampoorna Rappaz
Associate editor

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Sampoorna has a PhD in Cancer Biology from the University of Zurich and an MSc in Biosciences (Human Genetics) from the University of Leeds. She has >8 years of experience in scientific communications. Currently, she supports medical communications agencies as a freelance medical writer and editor. She has been an EMWA member since 2019, and volunteers her time and expertise to support the Medical Communications SIG and the Communicating with the Public SIG. 

ORCiD ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7330-7586
Writing portfolio: https://www.clippings.me/users/sampoorna-rappaz
LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sampoorna-rappaz-phd/

Contributions

Medical Communications and Writing for Patients - Volume 33, Issue 1

Section Editor: Lisa Chamberlain James Meet and Share session on protecting the public from undue harm during research studies (part 2): A report Author: Sampoorna Rappaz The Communicating with the Public Special Interest Group (CwP SIG) held in…

Medical Communications and Writing for Patients - Volume 32, Issue 4

Editorial  Section Editor: Lisa Chamberlain James Meet and Share session on protecting the public from undue harm during research studies: A report Author: Sampoorna Rappaz In September 2023, the Communicating with the Public Special Interest…

Medical Communications and Writing for Patients - Volume 32, Issue 3

Introducing a new EMWA Special Interest Group: Communicating with the Public Contributors: Sampoorna Rappaz (author), Lisa Chamberlain James (section editor) The Communicating with the Public Special Interest Group (CwP SIG) held its first Meet…

Medical Communications and Writing for Patients - Volume 31, Issue 3

Contributors: Sampoorna Rappaz (author), Lisa Chamberlain-James (section editor) Clarifying references: Third Meet and Share session of the Medical Communications Special Interest Group Sampoorna Rappaz Medical Writing. 2022;31(3)72-74.…

Winner of the Geoff Hall Scholarship Essay Competition - Volume 31, Issue 2

The Geoff Hall Scholarships are given in honour of the former President of EMWA. Geoff was a very special person, an extremely valued member of EMWA, and a very good friend to many EMWA members. He firmly believed that the future of EMWA lies in our…

Medical Communications and Writing for Patients - Volume 31, Issue 1

In this issue, the Medical Communications and Writing for Patients section features two articles. The first piece, by Simon Linacre,  is a summary of the excellent work just completed by the Med Comms SIG. They have devised, run, and collated the…

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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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Raquel Billiones

Co-Editors

Evguenia Alechine

Jonathan Pitt

Managing Editor

Victoria White

Associate Editors

Anuradha Alahari

Jennifer Bell

Nicole Bezuidenhout

Claire Chang

Barbara Grossman

Sarah Milner

John Plant

Sampoorna Rappaz

Amy Whereat

Section Editors

Daniela Kamir

AI/Automation

Jennifer Bell

Biotechnology

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

Maddy Dyer

Publications

Lisa Chamberlain-James

Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Payal Bhatia

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Adriana Rocha

Freelancing

Tiziana von Bruchhausen

Pharmacovigilance

Clare ChangZuo Yen Lee 

Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

Louisa Ludwig-Begall / Sarah Kabani

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

Louisa Marcombes

Veterinary Writing

Editors Emeritus

Elise Langdon-Neuner

Phil Leventhal

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