Donna Simcoe has 20+ years of publication management and medical writing in the pharmaceutical industry. She holds two master's degrees in biomedical writing, biotechnology and an MBA, as well as being a certified medical publication professional (CMPP). Her industry career includes roles of increasing responsibility in publication strategy, planning and medical writing at Cephalon (now Teva), Wyeth (now Pfizer), AstraZeneca and Cadence (now Mallinckrodt). Simcoe has managed publication programs across 10+ therapy areas. She is an author of nine articles, four posters and two oral presentations and has provided medical writing support for 18 journal articles and 31 conference posters. Simcoe is an active member of the International Society of Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP), the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) and the International Publication Professionals Association (TIPPA). In addition to giving multiple presentations on best practices in publication writing and publication management, she has been invited to chair conferences and workshops. Simcoe is currently a medical publications consultant and principal at Simcoe Consultants, Inc., a biomedical company focusing on medical publication development and medical writing.