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Post your freelance medical writing jobs on Upwork and hire talented medical writers to manage your medical transcription or document translation project, write medical journal or magazine articles, or to manage your health blog or website. These freelancers can assist you with medical research reports, academic essays, or journal articles, or they can upload and update your online health store products. They can also write medical news articles or research articles and reports on any topic—from public health and hospitals to pregnancy tips, fitness and exercise, or first aid instructions.

Medical writing refers to the task of creating scientific documents that accurately describe medical research results, medication use and procedures, or other medical information. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find experienced medical writers, doctors and nurses, medical students or medical assistants who can write detailed articles, public health reports or blog posts about technical medical topics.

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  1. Elisabeth C. Brower

    Elisabeth C. Brower

    Freelance writer with biomedical experience

    Netherlands - Last active: 02/19/2014 - Tests: 1

    Having completed a dual master degree in biomedical sciences and journalism, I am the go-to girl for any and all health and research related topics. During my studies was a medical writer for several large pharmaceutical companies, wrote many articles for the university newspapers and developed my editing skills at NWT Magazine (now the Dutch New Scientist). Since graduation I have worked for several companies as a freelance writer. I have extensive experience writing in Dutch and I am now looking to expand to the English language market. Having been raised bilingual, I am equally proficient in English and Dutch and am also available for translation services.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Welington Vaz

    Welington Vaz

    Pro Z translator, I.F.T. member , SINTRA (Brazilian translator Union)

    Brazil - Last active: 09/24/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Managing translation can be complex – I make it simple, fun and inexpensive. I am located in Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil. I am specialized in skill areas such as technical translation - (requiring in-depth knowledge of industry terminology) - financial translation, legal translation and marketing translation. Languages such as: Portuguese, English. I can show you the benefits of lower costs, faster turnaround times and more consistent terminology by integrating translation technologies into your text management workflow.

    $24.44 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Amber Meriwether, JD, MA

    Amber Meriwether, JD, MA

    Health Research & Compliance

    United States - Last active: 10/02/2014 - Portfolio: 12

    I most enjoy working with multidisciplinary teams to design projects, navigate the complex regulatory and administrative landscape governing medical research, and build the systems necessary to support the endeavor. In my work as an independent research consultant, I help startup companies ensure compliance with FDA mHealth, marketing and social media requirements for health products. I also work with researchers to take studies involving human subjects from conception to IRB approval, provide audit support, and develop SOPs to maintain research in compliance with the Common Rule, HIPPA, Medicare National Coverage Determination, Good Clinical Practice Guidelines, and other governing regulations. I draw on my ten years of clinical and translational research experience at the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center, along with my formal education in law, bioethics and clinical trials management, to ensure the success of the project.

    $100.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Joshua S.

    Joshua S.

    Data Entry Professional

    Philippines - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1

    I am a Registered Nurse in the Philippines. I have a lot of experience in data entry because I work in the hospital and I get to enter data and information of different kinds of patients in a fast paced environment. I was also a scholar when I was in high school. I also graduated from excellent and competitive schools here in the Philippines like Cebu City National Science High School and Cebu Velez College. I am able to work in fast paced and competitive environments.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Diandra Leane

    Diandra Leane

    Registered Nurse/ Experienced Research Assistant

    Canada - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 1

    An experienced Research Assistant specializing in Nursing and health- related studies knowledgeable in the complete process of research study & design (both qualitative and quantitative), data input, interpretation and analysis. A fully licensed Registered Nurse in Canada (Bachelor's of Science in Nursing Graduate) competent in Nursing student tutoring, and medical transcription. Have worked with multiple Software Programs (including SPSS & Nvivo) to input, aggregate and correlate data to formulate key hypotheses, interpret findings and draw meaningful conclusions. Able to critically think and problem solve to identify sources of data errors, study design, data collection errors and propose solutions for timely resolution. Able to navigate Information Databanks (ie PubMed, Cinahl, PsychInfo etc..) using effective key words and search limitators to focus on the most relevant and timely information. Can critically assess and appraise relevant literature to provide a neat synthesis and review of current understanding of medically-related topics. Previous experience tutoring Nursing Students to help them achieve the fullest understanding of subjects including Anatomy & Physiology, Pathophysiology and Research & Statistics. Experience transcribing verbal interviews with medical terminology.

    $25.00 /hr
    18 hours
  6. Rehana Ahmed

    Rehana Ahmed


    Ireland - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am currently a doctor working in Ireland. At the moment, I am completing my training to become a GP/Family doctor. Previous to medicine, I completed my studies in Rehabilitation and working in the field of behavioural intervention and community/vocational rehabilitation. During my medical studies I completed a Masters of Science in Professional Communications, with a major in health care management. I had a few marketing and public relation projects during my studies. My final thesis was for a private medical practice, we focused on communication between doctors and patients and their adherence to medications, based on effective communication. I am currently looking for some work I can perform in the evenings. Jobs I would be interested in would be medical transcribing, medical consults and behavioural assessments.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Ayse Kocak

    Ayse Kocak

    Medical Biologist

    Turkey - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am PhD candidate on medical science. I do a lot of laboratory experiments also trials.I focused in my PhD education, In the future, I want to study on molecular mechanisms which are more effective in human well-being, demonstrate their theoretical suppositions in experiments, and carry these studies a step further. I want to have more knowledge and experience on the diseases which are costly in treatment and which require multidisciplinary study such as cancer, metabolism diseases and genetic diseases on international courses,congress and platforms. Finally I write and read a lot of medical science report,abstract and paper.I trust myself for translate and writng a lot of educational medical works.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Yogesh Kumar

    Yogesh Kumar

    yogesh kumar

    India - Last active: 9 days ago

    Hi my name is Dr Yogesh, I am a general physician from India and I possess skills to get the job done more efficiently.I have worked as R.M.O in a hospital under a heart specialist where my responsibilities were to follow the instructions of the cardiologist, to supervise the treatment and work in the hospital, guide the working staff and deal with problems along with finding solutions.I have written on many medical articles.

    $44.44 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Rachel K.

    Rachel K.

    Proofreader & Editor [native English]

    Netherlands - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    * Hello, I am a native English speaker [born in New Zealand] now living in the Netherlands [Holland] * I have been proofreading professionally for 1 year. My most recent [and still current] client is a Dutch bio-feedback equipment company. I have worked on their PR brochures, Instruction manuals and a couple of medical journal articles. * I have been a Registered Nurse for 20 years. I have a postgraduate university education. I have managed and recruited staff. * I can accurately [and promptly] assist you with proof reading, editing, data entry, re-typing, transcribing [I ‘touch type’ at 40 WPM]. * I have excellent work and character references [I am happy to consider providing these if requested]. * I am available for Skype consultation between 0900 hrs and 2100 hrs in the Amsterdam, Netherlands time zone

    $17.00 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Dr. shaina M.

    Dr. shaina M.

    Chiropractor, Medical Writer, Content Writer

    Canada - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 6

    I am a licensed chiropractor based in Oakville, Ontario. In addition to running my practice I am a freelance medical writer. I have experience writing on various topics in healthcare domain. At the present time, I am actively searching for additional freelancing opportunities in the medical field. I have a passion for writing and would love to connect with your company to see if we're a good match.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours