Medical Writing Risk Management Profile: An interview with Ingrid Edsman on why attending EMWA conferences is so rewarding!

Volume 24, Issue 2 - Risk Management

Profile: An interview with Ingrid Edsman on why attending EMWA conferences is so rewarding!


Ingrid Edsman, with 17 years of increasingly senior clinical research positions in the Pharmaceutical Industry, is an expert in the preparation of regulatory and clinical documents. She obtained a Medical Degree at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm in 1986, worked five years as a medical doctor and joined the pharmaceutical industry in 1991. Work in big pharma included clinical safety, project management, and clinical data analysis and system development from the user perspective. All positions involved extensive writing, and the combination of science and writing suited her well, so in 2006 she became medical writer, and in 2008 she took the leap into self-employment.

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Risk Management
President's Message
The changing face of (benefit-)risk management
Pharmacovigilance medical writing: An evolving profession
A shot at demystifying the risk management plan for medical writers
Using social media as the patient's voice in the benefit-risk assessment of drugs: Are we ready?
Special section: Winners of the Geoff Hall Scholarship essay competition
News from the EMA
Profile: An interview with Ingrid Edsman on why attending EMWA conferences is so rewarding!
The Webscout
In the Bookstores
Regulatory Writing: Review process in regulatory writing
Lingua Franca and Beyond
Gained in Translation
Manuscript Writing
English Grammar and Style: Revising medical writing Reasons not rules: Backtracking, pronoun-induced Part 3 - Double syntactic unit revision and syntactic position revision
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