Kate Johnson's Medical Musings

Life through the eyes of a medical journalist

Lab to Headlines – the Science/Media Collaboration

Published in the June 2010 Journal of the American Medical Writers Association

By Kate Johnson

Bench to Bedside to Breakfast News


June 11, 2010 - Posted by | health journalism, Medical Writing | ,


  1. Excellent piece, Kate.

    Comment by Katharine | June 11, 2010 | Reply

  2. […] I’ve blogged before about how scientists, despite their brilliance, may not always have the gift of good communication skills. Lab-work may be their forte but writing might not. As I wrote for the American Medical Writers Association, journalists who are specifically trained to understand scientific language, place it in context, and “translate” it into more digestible forms are an essential link in the chain of communication. […]

    Pingback by Saving Science Journalism « Kate Johnson's Medical Musings | July 8, 2010 | Reply

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