Eleanor Mayfield: Bio

Eleanor Mayfield of ELM Communications

Eleanor Mayfield is an award-winning independent professional writer and editor specializing in health, medicine, biomedical science, and allied fields. She has more than 20 years experience spanning a wide variety of types of projects, including articles, books, brochures, meeting reports, news releases, speeches, and web content. Her international roster of client includes federal agencies and contractors, medical education companies, medical publishing companies, professional societies, and research institutes.

Eleanor has a bachelor's degree in journalism and is certified as an Editor in the Life Sciences by the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences. She is an active member of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) and a past president of the AMWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter. She leads a workshop on launching a freelance medical writing career at the AMWA annual conference. She is also a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists  and the Editorial Freelancers Association