Michael S. Altus, PhD, ELS

Freelance services: editing, writing, and note-taking

Contact:

Michael S. Altus, PhD, ELS
E-mail: altus@intensivecarecomm.com 
Telephone: (410) 585-1522
Website: www.intensivecarecomm.com

Services:

  • Author’s editing
  • Substantive editing
  • Writing and rewriting
  • Note-taking

Media:

  • Journal articles—original research; reviews
  • Abstracts
  • Monographs
  • Book chapters
  • Backgrounders; white papers; other reports
  • Meeting notes and summaries; conference reports; proceedings

Education/Credentials:

  • Doctorate in cell biology, postdoctoral experience, publications
  • Certified Editor in the Life Sciences, Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS)
  • Statistics for Biomedical Scientists (two-semester graduate-level course)
  • American Medical Writers Association Core Curriculum certificates: Writing and Editing; Pharmaceutical; Freelance; Advanced certificate
  • Council of Biology Editors (CSE’s forerunner) Short Course for Manuscript Editors
  • Author, AMWA Ethics FAQs (http://www.amwa.org/amwa_ethics_faqs)

Affiliations:

  • Council of Science Editors
  • Board of Editors in the Life Sciences
  • American Medical Writers Association
  • World Association of Medical Editors
  • Committee on Publication Ethics
  • DC Science Writers Association

Please visit www.intensivecarecomm.com for additional information.

Updated April 17, 2017