Renee D. Pessin

President, Owner of RDP Editorial Consulting, Inc.


Renee D. Pessin
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Phone: 866-990-3348
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  • Manuscript editing, – substantive, copy editing, proof reading and anything in between – editing for proper English usage/syntax/grammar, organization and polish
  • Grant (mostly health sciences, biomedical and social science)  proposal editing/editing
  • Dissertation editing
  • Book chapter editing
  • White paper writing/editing/referencing
  • Clinical Study Protocols writing/editing
  • Substantive editing
  • Copy editing/ proof reading for individual authors and for entire issues of specific journals
  • Project Management for large grant proposals


  • Journal articles – minireviews, brief reports, original manuscripts – including biomedical journals, basic science, nursing, psychiatry, clinical medicine
  • Book Chapters
  • White Papers
  • Clinical Study Reports
  • Literature Searches
  • Grant Proposals – editing/writing/ project management: including NIH (R01, R03, T32, K12, P30, P60, U01, U54, DP3 (individual investigator-initiated proposals, training grants, center grants)), DOD, NSF, and Foundations (Coulter, ADA, AHA)


  • Experienced Editor/Writer with Nursing background; 10 years in nursing
  • Peer Reviewed Journal Background – experienced working in offices of American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology/Metabolism and Endocrinology – 16 years in peer reviewed journal work as independent consultant
  • Specializes in working with non-native English speaking authors – 16 years editing/writing experience as a freelance contractor
  • Topics covered include basic science, nursing, and medicine with diverse experience in psychiatry, endocrinology and biomedical engineering – 14 years editing/writing experience as a freelance contractor
  • Experience editing for investigators from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Weill Cornell College of Medicine, Columbia University, New York University, Stony Brook University, University of Michigan, University of Kansas Medical Center, University of Kansas, University of North Dakota – 16 years editing/writing experience for grants, manuscripts, book chapters, literature searches
  • Experienced editing for investigators internationally from Turkey, China, Korea, Japan, Norway, Sweden, Malaysia, Egypt- – 16 years editing/writing experience as a freelance contractor
  • Experience with pharmaceutical enterprises includes writing white papers as preparatory work or FDA submission, clinical study protocols and other work


  • American Writers Association
  • Council of Science Editors
  • Society for Scholarly Publishing

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Updated April 23, 2018