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Medical Laboratory Scientist and Writer

About Me

Working in the medical profession has taught me how to compose my words in order to effectively communicate complex information for the general public. As a Medical Laboratory Scientist, I was responsible for preparing medical presentations for professionals and patients. Along with my professional work, I also contributed to a parenting blog and developed my own personal writing style through that avenue. I have honed my writing skills over several years of experience. I enjoy writing and will strive to provide the very best for my clients.

Industries I Write About

Science & Medicine

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Health & Wellness

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Lifestyle

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My Writing Samples

Commentary from a Pregnant Medical Laboratory Scientist

At the moment in the medical laboratory profession, there is an increasing workforce shortage that has brought a little more attention to the needs of medical laboratory workers. The common theme is better support of the family unit, but as a pregnant Medical Laboratory Scientist, I noticed issues that are not commonly addressed.

http://blog.melainieduckworth.com/2017/08/commentary-medical-laboratory/

Reality Check: Alabama Ain't so Sweet

Opinion piece for local news article concerning negative attitudes in the state.

http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2017/08/reality_check_alabama_aint_so.html

Underlying Danger of a Medical Laboratory Shortage

Healthcare fields are all feeling the crunch of being overworked and understaffed. Most people just don’t realize the importance of us lab rats behind the scenes analyzing all of their lab tests.

http://blog.melainieduckworth.com/2017/11/medical-laboratory-shortage/

Experience

Medical Technologist

Provides information for patient diagnosis and treatment by performing laboratory tests in toxicology, chemistry, hematology, immunology, and microbiology laboratories; receiving, typing, testing, and recording blood bank inventories and specimens. Performs troubleshooting, maintenance, quality control, and training in each area of the medical laboratory.

Company: Maniilaq Association

I worked there from 4/2012 until now

Research Assistant

I gathered subsistence harvest data and performed research surveys for the state of Alaska.

Company: Alaska Department of Fish and Game

I worked there from 4/2015 until 6/2015

Freelance Writer and Blogger

I created and managed a successful parenting blog for several years that involved product reviews and personal stories. I have also ghostwritten many articles on a variety of topics. My expertise and passion lie within the healthcare field. I have created public health presentations and medical laboratory awareness pamphlets. I am also involved with communicating laboratory medicine to other healthcare professionals.

Company: Self Employed

I worked there from 10/2010 until now

Content I Write