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Alistair Reeves

Company:
Ascribe Medical Writing and Translation
Qualification:
BA (Hons), Editor in the Life Sciences
Leader background:
Alistair became a freelance writer, editor and trainer in 2002 after 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry in different roles in market research, clinical research, drug regulatory affairs, medical translation, medical writing, case report form design, and document management and publishing. He has extensive writing and editing experience in a wide range of clinical areas including endocrinology, oncology, infectious diseases, cardiovascular medicine, transplant surgery, traumatology and veterinary and laboratory medicine. Over the past 25 years, he has presented courses on many aspects of medical writing for commercial training organisations and regularly holds in-house courses for small and large pharmaceutical companies throughout Europe. He has given more than 50 workshops at almost all EMWA events since 1997 and is an Honorary Fellow of EMWA. He has also been a major contributor to ‘The Write Stuff’ and ‘Medical Writing’ with articles on language issues. Alistair served as EMWA Conference Director from 2012 to 2014 and returned to the role of EMWA Freelance Advocate for 2 years while Sam Hamilton concentrated on her (vice-)presidency. He retired as a freelancer and EMWA Workshop Leader in 2017, but still supports EMWA where possible, and edits occasional papers for former regular customers.
Workshops:
Impact of Language and Culture on Medical Writing
    Level: Advanced Area: Language and Writing
    Code: LWA8 Duration: 03:30:00
Adverbs
    Level: Advanced Area: Language and Writing
    Code: LWA10 Duration: 03:30:00
Tense
    Level: Advanced Area: Language and Writing
    Code: LWA11 Duration: 03:30:00
Freelance Business Forum
    Level: Area: Discussion Forum
    Code: F1a Duration: 01:45:00
Master Class: Taxonomic Analysis of Medical Writing
    Level: Advanced Area: Language and Writing
    Code: LWA12 Duration: 03:30:00
Master Class: Editing English Texts Originating from Non-native Speakers
    Level: Advanced Area: Language and Writing
    Code: LWA5b Duration: 03:30:00
Master Class - The Medical Journal Article: Section-Specific Distractions
    Level: Advanced Area: Language and Writing
    Code: LWA14 Duration: 03:30:00
Improving English for Medical Communications and Regulatory Writing
    Level: Not for credit Area: Short Seminar
    Code: XSSAW Duration: 00:45:00
Good Writing Practice
    Level: Not for credit Area: Lunch Discussion
    Code: YGWP Duration: 00:30:00
Medical English – Common Problem Areas for non-native Speakers
    Level: Foundation Area:
    Code: LWF4b Duration: 03:30:00
English Breakfast Session 1
    Level: Not for credit Area: Short Seminar
    Code: SEM06 Duration: 00:40:00
English Breakfast Session 2
    Level: Not for credit Area: Short Seminar
    Code: SEM07 Duration: 00:40:00
English Breakfast Session 3
    Level: Area: Short Seminar
    Code: SEM08 Duration: 00:40:00
English Breakfast Session 4
    Level: Area: Short Seminar
    Code: SEM09 Duration: 00:40:00
English Breakfast Session 5
    Level: Area:
    Code: SEM10 Duration: 00:40:00
English Breakfast Session 6
    Level: Area: Short Seminar
    Code: SEM11 Duration: 00:40:00
English Breakfast Session 7
    Level: Area: Short Seminar
    Code: SEM12 Duration: 00:40:00