EXPERIENCE: 

1993 – CURRENT: LEGAL & MEDICAL WRITER

PersonalInjury.com, writes investigative stories on medical malpractice law.

Sample Articles:

Fraud Victims May Be Able To Sue Banks Without Arbitration

Suit Filed Against Monsanto Alleges Deceptive Advertising of Roundup Herbicide

Women Emerge as Winners Against Vaginal Mesh Manufacturers in Multi-District Litigation

Takata Airbag Scandal Leads to Bankruptcy

 

“King Coal’s Curse”

“Plaintiffs Would Suffer From Proposed Ending of Class Action Lawsuits and Multidistrict Litigation”

“Suits Mount over Bayer’s Birth Control Device ‘Essure’ “

“Flint Michigan Plaintiffs Lose to Judge Reminiscent of Antonin Scalia”

“Medical Apology Programs: A Debate about Medical Malpractice Reform”

Consumers Lose and Corporations Win with Legal Damage Caps

Slashing Drug Errors in the Hospital

Organ “Snatching” Headlines First Medical Malpractice Victims’ Conference

Tort Reform: A Centerpiece of Paul Ryan’s Onslaught on Obamacare

The 21st Century Cures Act: A Win for Drug and Medical Device Companies

Banning Teens Who Are 14 Years Old and Younger from Using Tanning Salons is Highly Cost-Effective, a New Study Finds

Attorney Profile – John H. (Jack) Hickey

Drug Topics, wrote articles for monthly pharmacist publication, in print and online.

Sample Articles:

Compounded drugs give indies an edge

CVS faces probes by FTC…

DOTmed.com, wrote news stores for clinicians and medical device manufacturers.

Sample Articles:

Electric Nose Can Sniff Out Kidney Diseases & Lung Cancer

Genentech Committee Says “Nay” to Roche

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CBS Healthwatch, wrote health articles for consumers.

Sample Articles:

Sixth-Sense Drugs May Improve Mood, Alter Hormones

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Men? Testosterone and Male Menopause

Newsweek Special Section, wrote health stories for special advertising sections.

Sample Articles:

Migraine Mechanisms

Smoke Alarm: Ready to kick the cigarette habit?

Wrote for pubs including: Cornell Women’s Newsletter, GYN News, Urology Times, Psychiatric Times, Dermatology Times, Penthouse (story on women’s sexual physiology)

1987 – 1993: SENIOR FINANCIAL AND NEWS EDITOR

Chemical Market Report, reported on chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

1984 – 1987: ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Computer Retail News, wrote articles for computer retailers.

1979 – 1984: EDITORIAL TRAINEE & ASSISTANT EDITOR
Various McGraw-Hill Publications (including Medical World News and National Petroleum News)

EDUCATION

Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
Attended courses at: Amherst College, Smith, and Mount Holyoke. Studied journalism at Hampshire and The University of Massachusetts, as part of Hampshire’s five-college curriculum.

TESTIMONIALS

From the ‘Newsweek Special Sections’ Editor:
“…she [Lynn] has done a sterling job – she is professional and prompt, and her work is well-researched and well-written…”(Read Full Testimonial)

From the ‘EmergingMed’ Editorial Director:
“…Ms. Shapiro has been one of the best freelance journalists I’ve ever worked with…” (Read Full Testimonial)

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