Dr. Mandy Armitage

Dr. Mandy Armitage

Dr. Mandy Armitage is a board-certified physician, freelance medical writer, and consultant. She has experience serving as Medical Director for health technology start-ups and currently specializes in freelance medical writing and coaching other clinicians in their writing aspirations. For many years, she has combined her interests in clinical medicine with her passion for medical education. She covers a broad range of clinical topics and writes for many audiences, from patients to health care professionals. Prior to transitioning to nonclinical work, Dr. Armitage practiced musculoskeletal medicine. She earned her MD from Indiana University School of Medicine and BS in biology from Purdue University. 

Her experience includes:

  • freelance medical writing – continuing education for clinicians, patient information, conference coverage, medical news, guest blogs
  • medical communications agency work – non-promotional and promotional pharmaceutical work
  • healthcare technology – content strategy, content development, and patient engagement
  • consulting – advisory work with physicians, mentorship, content review, and resume assistance
  • speaking engagements – lectures, workshops, and media

Podcast: How to Become a Medical Writer with Dr. Mandy Armitage

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Dr. Armitage specializes in medical writing for continuing education for clinicians, trade publications, pharmaceutical industry, news outlets, and others. She prides herself on efficiency and accuracy. Her goal is to always provide fair and unbiased writing for clinical audiences. Dr. Armitage also has training in health literacy and experience writing for patient and lay audiences.

Areas of expertise include: musculoskeletal and orthopedic medicine, sports medicine, wellness and fitness, neuromuscular disease, autoimmune disease, spinal disorders, traumatic injury and stroke rehabilitation, rheumatology, neurology, dermatology, anesthesia, obstetrics, and gynecology. However, given her background and experience, she is happy to tackle any clinical topic.

Are you a physician considering a transition into non-clinical work and/or have questions about the world of medical writing?

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