Maggie Finn O'Brien, DVM


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Independent Scientific Writer & Editor


I am a freelance technical writer & editor specializing in medicine, natural sciences, business, and regulation/policy.

I have 6 years’ experience as an accountant in the Higher Education field, and I am a licensed veterinarian with 8 years experience, including clinical practice, biomedical research, and regulatory medicine.

I have written, edited, and consulted on a variety of projects including:

* pet care articles for veterinary client newsletters
* client education handouts focusing on specific diseases (canine diabetes, feline hyperthyroidism)
* flow sheets guiding decision making in herd health investigations
* documentation interpreting sections of the Code of Federal Regulations for field staff
* fact sheets and PowerPoint presentations explaining layers of federal, state, and local regulations to livestock owners and 4H-ers
* data collection and reporting instruments, using Microsoft Excel
* FAQ pages explaining changes in financial aid disbursement to college students
* SOPs defining restrictions outlined in Ohio Revised Code with respect to state level sponsorship programs for textbooks and materials

Contact me through my website at



substantive editing, stylistic editing, structural editing, rewriting, research, proofreading, project editing, non-fiction-scientific / technical, non-fiction-medical, non-fiction-business, non-fiction-academic, newsletter editing, manuscript preparation, fact checking, editorial consulting, developmental editing, critique, copyediting