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Other Publications

In addition to my book projects, I have written a range of materials published in print and on the Web. Below is a list of works I have completed over the past decade, in reverse chronological order. 

Magazine, Newspaper, and Other Print Articles

"Could It Come Back? Managing Fear of Recurrence." Living Beyond Breast Cancer quarterly newsletter, cover story, fall 2009.

"More than Medicine Alone: David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD, on Taking Control of Your Recovery from Cancer." Cover story, Caring4Cancer Magazine, fall 2009 issue. 

“Turning Cancer Upside Down: Singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge on Making Choices in the Face of Cancer.” Caring4Cancer Magazine, spring 2009 issue.

“Stand Up to Cancer: The Three Major Network Anchors Stand Up for a Cure.” Caring4Cancer Magazine, winter 2008 issue.

“Reclaiming Your Sexuality: How-to Advice from a Cancer Sexuality Expert.” Caring4Cancer Magazine, fall 2008 issue.

“Scott Hamilton: A Champion Who CARES.” Cover story, Caring4Cancer Magazine, summer 2008 issue.

“New Tests Show Promise in Aiding Treatment Decisions.” Living Beyond Breast Cancer quarterly newsletter, cover story, fall 2007.

“Understanding Targeted Therapies for Breast Cancer.” Living Beyond Breast Cancer quarterly newsletter, cover story, summer 2007.

“Weighing Your Cancer Risk: Why Family History and Lifestyle Matter.” Caring4Cancer Magazine, spring 2007 issue.

“A Career Path Can Take an Unexpected Turn.” Last Look feature, Arts & Sciences Magazine, University of Virginia, July 2005.

“Cancer Cutbacks?” MAMM magazine, March 2004.

“The Kindness of Strangers: Ruthie Spector, M.D. `82 Experiences Medicine from the Other Side.” The Pennsylvania Gazette (University of Pennsylvania alumni magazine), Philadelphia, PA, November/December 2003.

"On the Boardwalk: Philadelphia’s Thinkframe Designs New Wayfinding for Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall.” Sign Business magazine, November 2002.

“The Unraveling of New Molecular Mechanisms Lays the Groundwork for the Next Generation of Brain Tumor Treatments.” Neurology Today, November/December 2001.

“Gainfully Employed Often Lack Healthcare.” Philadelphia Business Journal, July 20-26, 2001.

“A Penn Prof Takes on Role of Bioethicist at NASA.” Philadelphia Business Journal, July 20-26, 2001.

“Senior Care Centers in an Expansion Mode” and “Countrywide Helps Lessen Worker Legal Fees,” in “South Jersey 25: The Fastest Growing Private Companies in South Jersey.” Philadelphia Business Journal, June 15-21, 2001.

“‘Big Five’ Make Steady Transition to Consulting,” in “Philadelphia Inc.: An Annual Report on the Financial Performance of the Region’s 150 Largest Public Companies.” Philadelphia Business Journal, May 25-31, 2001.

“Slowing Economy Seen to Help Outsourcing,” in “Health Care and HR Quarterly.” Philadelphia Business Journal, April 13-19, 2001.

“A Man of Many Parts” (a profile of Garret FitzGerald, Ph.D., Pharmacology Department Chair, University of Pennsylvania). Penn Medicine magazine, Spring 2001.

“Dunn Hopes to Stem the Brain Drain from the Area,” and “Mansukani Takes Reactive out of Meds,” in “40 Under 40: A Profile of Philadelphia’s Up-and-Comers.” Philadelphia Business Journal, March 30-April 5, 2001.

“The Many Lives of Asthma.” Penn Medicine Magazine, Summer 2000.

“Chemistry and Manufacturing Workshop Examines Ways to Cut Delays, Insure Safety.” AAPS Newsmagazine, July 2000. A publication of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists.

Behavioral Health News, Jefferson Health System, Philadelphia, PA, November 2000 and June 2000 issues. Articles on programs and people providing behavioral health services.

“Going Where the Patients Are: Community-Based Teaching at Penn Med.” Penn Medicine magazine, Summer 1999.

 

Institutional Marketing and Development Publications

The University of Delaware, Newark, DE. Inside Delaware: Progress and Plans to Advance UD. An eight-page, tri-annual newsletter for alumni and friends. Winter 2011, Spring 2011, Fall 2011.

Riddle Hospital, Media, PA. Riddle Matters magazine, a publication of the Riddle HealthCare Foundation. Writer for 3-4 articles per issue twice yearly. Fall 2010-present.

Crozer-Keystone Health System, Upland, PA. Annual Report on Quality 14 and Annual Report on Quality 13. Writer/ managing editor. Fall 2011 and fall 2010.

The Chester County Hospital, West Chester, PA. "Advancing Nursing Excellence." Synapse magazine, summer 2011.

The Chester County Hospital, West Chester, PA. "Heart Disease: His and Hers." Synapse magazine, spring 2010.

Mayor's Office of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia. Greenworks Philadelphia Progress Report. Research and writing of project briefs to be used as a basis for the first Greenworks report, spring 2010. 

The Nurse-Family Partnership, Philadelphia, PA. Profiles of three nurses to be used in various marketing efforts, fall 2009. Produced for Sage Communications.

Crozer-Keystone Health System, Upland,  A. Brinton Lake Medical Plaza E-newsletters. A series of articles featuring advice from Crozer physicians, winter-spring 2010.

Rumson Country Day School, Rumson, NJ. Capital campaign name and case statement, spring 2009.

Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ. Newsletter for prospective students, Office of Admissions, published three times per year, fall 2003-spring 2009.

Crozer-Keystone Health System, Upland, PA. Annual Report on Quality 11: Designing Safe Systems of Care (writer and managing editor), fall 2008.

The Chester County Hospital, West Chester, PA. “Setting the Pace: Four Tools to Manage Atrial Fibrillation.” Synapse magazine, summer 2008.

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Admissions viewbook and overview brochure for MBA Program in Health Care Management, spring 2008.

The Chester County Hospital, West Chester, PA. “The Diabetic Thread: The Complications You Want to Avoid.” Synapse magazine, winter 2008.

The Chester County Hospital, West Chester, PA. “Our Pressing Need: Facing the Challenge of a Growing—and Again—Population.” Synapse magazine, summer 2007.

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. Capital campaign name, case statement, and Web site, fall 2007.

Far Hills Country Day School, Far Hills, NJ. Admissions viewbook, fall 2007.

State University of New York-College at Oneonta. Admissions materials, summer 2007 (revised summer 2008).

The Cancer Center at Paoli Hospital. Stewardship letter to donors, summer 2007.

Mercy Vocational High School, Philadelphia, PA. Annual giving brochure, letter, and postcard, spring 2007.

Portsmouth Abbey School, Portsmouth, RI. Capital campaign case statement, spring 2007.

Paoli Hospital Foundation, Paoli, PA. Case statements for unrestricted giving and community service programs, spring 2007.

Paoli Hospital Foundation, Paoli, PA. “Partners” newsletter, December 2006, and campaign update newsletters, November 2006 and January 2007.

Temple University School of Medicine. Annual Fund communications, 2006 and 2005.

Gilman School, Baltimore, MD. Capital campaign case statement, published April 2006. Admissions viewbook, 2003.

Crozer-Keystone Health System, Upland, PA. Annual Report on Quality 7: Evidence-Based Medicine and Annual Report on Quality 8: Accountability (writer and managing editor), fall 2005 and 2004.

Crozer Medical Plaza at Brinton Lake, Glen Mills, PA. Print and Web marketing materials, 2004-2005.

The Masters School, Dobbs Ferry, NY. Capital campaign case statement, 2005.

University of Pennsylvania Department of Surgery Annual Report. Selected articles, 2005.

Gill St. Bernard’s School, Gladstone, NJ. Admissions viewbook and other publications, 2005.

The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur, Villanova, PA. Admissions viewbook, 2004 (revised 2008).

The Haverford School, Haverford, PA. Admissions viewbook, 2004.

State University of New York-College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY. Admissions viewbook and other publications, 2004, updated annually.

Newark Academy, Livingston, NJ. Admissions viewbook and other publications, 2003.

Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Flourtown, PA. Admissions viewbook, 2003 (revised 2008).

The Hill School, Pottstown, PA. Admissions viewbook and other publications, 2002, revised 2003, 2004, 2006.

Kent Place School Summit, NJ. Admissions viewbook, publications, and Web site, 2001, revised annually.

Hamilton College, Clinton, NY. Admissions viewbook and search piece, 2000.

State University of New York-College at Cortland. Admissions viewbook and other publications, 2000, revised 2003, 2005.


Web Articles and Copy

Breastcancer.org. Researched and wrote more than 30 articles for multiple sections of the site, including Types of Breast Cancer, Screening & Testing, Lower Your Risk, and Nutrition. Summer 2008 through present.

The Walden School, Media, PA. Research and writing for redesigned Web site, fall 2009-spring 2010. www.thewaldenschool.org. 

Profiles and Frequently Asked Questions, area for high-risk women, Living Beyond Breast Cancer Web site, fall 2007. Lbbc.org/high-risk.asp.

“For Caregivers: Cancer Risk and Prevention,” a section of the Caring4Cancer Web site, spring 2007. www.caring4cancer.com/go/caregivers.

“Interferon Superior to a GMK Vaccine in Preventing Melanoma Relapse.” National Cancer Institute Web site, posted May 2001. No longer available online.

“High-Dose Multivitamins May Boost Cancer Therapy Effectiveness” and “High Birth Weight and Calorie Intake Play a Role in Cancer Risk.” Oncology.com, December 2000. No longer available online.

“Climbing Against the Odds: Mount Fuji 2000 – An Interview with Breast Cancer Survivor and Climber Linda Rinaldi.” Oncolink.com, October 1, 2000.

“Wilms Tumor,” “Neuroblastoma,” Retinoblastoma,” “Rhabdomyosarcoma,” and “Germ cell tumor.” Articles for CancerSource.com, August 2000Available online at www.cancersourcekids.com.

“Advance Directives” and “Book Review: Survivor Author Laura Landro Teaches by Example.” Articles for Oncology.com, May 2000. No longer available online.

“Liberal Arts Grads and Career Changers Finding More Paths into Public School Teaching.” EducationWorld.com, March 20, 2000. Available online at www.education-world.com/a_admin/ admin153.shtml.

“HBO to Present Landmark Special on Becoming a Proactive Cancer Patient.” Oncolink.com, February 23, 2000.

“OncoLink Report: Insurance Coverage for Clinical Trial Costs – Beyond the Recent New Jersey Agreement.” Oncolink.com, January 30, 2000.

“OncoLink Report: New Jersey Insurers Reach Landmark Agreement to Cover Clinical Trials.” Oncolink.com, January 15, 2000.

Coverage of sessions at the 1999 and 2000 American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) and the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meetings. Oncolink.com, 1999 and 2000.

“Endometriosis.” Article for the Teen section of Kidshealth.org, 1999. Available online at www.kidshealth.org.

“Adenovirus,” “Anemia,” “Eczema/Atopic Dermatitis,” “Kawasaki Disease,” “Prenatal Tests,” “Sex During Pregnancy,” “Sleeping During Pregnancy,” and “Newborn Screening Tests.” Articles for the Parents section of KidsHealth.org, 1999-2001. Available online at www.kidshealth.org.

“What is Cancer?” and “Some Kinds of Cancer Kids Get.” Articles for the children’s section of KidsHealth.org, 1999. Available online at www.kidshealth.org.

“A Guide to Understanding Informed Consent,” “Children’s Assent to Clinical Trials Participation,” and “Monitoring the Safety of Clinical Trials.” Articles for the clinical trials section of the National Cancer Institute Web site, 1999. Available online at www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/digestpage/protecting-participants.

 “Searching for Clinical Trials through NCI Cancer Centers’ Web Sites,” “Guide to NCI Cooperative Group Web Sites,” “States that Require Health Plans to Cover Patient Care Costs in Clinical Trials,” and “Clinical Trials and Insurance Coverage: A Resource Guide.” Articles for the clinical trials section of the National Cancer Institute Web site, 1999. Available online at www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/finding/.

Copy for Thoracic Surgery Division, University of Maryland Medical System, 1999.

“Healthy International Travel.” A series of articles for Health A-to-Z.com, June 1999. Available online at www.healthatoz.com/healthatoz/Atoz/hl/sp/trvl/trahea.html.

“Leukemia.” A series of articles for Health A-to-Z.com, 1999. Available online at www.healthatoz.com/healthatoz/Atoz/dc/cen/canc/leuk/leukindex.html.

“High-dose Chemotherapy with Bone Marrow Transplant or Peripheral Stem Cell Support in Treating Breast Cancer: Reconsidering the Recently Announced Study Results.” Oncolink.com, June 8, 1999.

“An Introduction to Viatical Settlements.” Oncolink.com, September 11, 1998.

“Progress and New Hope in the Fight Against Cancer: A Public Forum Highlighting the Latest Discoveries.” Oncolink.com, April 25, 1998.

“Understanding Vaccine Therapy.” Oncolink.com, April 4, 1998.


Other Reports and Analyses

Media tip sheet, research presentations on prognosis and secondary cancers. American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, April 2007.

Summary of Gynecologic Cancer Panel. American Society for Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, May 2005.

“Health Policy Fellowships Program.” A grant results report for The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, December 2005.

“Improved Web Site Helps Consumers Navigate Health Care System.” A grant results report for The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, April 2004.

“Study of Care at the End of Life.” A grant results report for The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, September 2002.

“Consumer Health Action 2000 Conference.” A grant results report for The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, February 2002.

“Policymakers' Conference on International Tobacco Control.” A grant results report for The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, December 2001.

“One Church, One Addict: Church-Based Support Group to Assist Recovering Addicts.” A grant results report for The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, May 2001.

Case portfolios for the Wharton | Institute for Research on Higher Education conferences, summer and fall, 1999-2001. Consisted of summary problem statements for colleges and universities attending the conference.

“Study of Retirees Who Have Lost Employer-Sponsored Health Benefits.” A grant results report for The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, November 2000.

 “Understanding Employer and Worker Perspectives on the State Children’s Health Insurance Program.” A grant results report for The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, July 2000.

“Study of Cigarette Smoking in Adolescence.” A grant results report for The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, May 2000.

 

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