Dr. Yeshi Mikyas has 23 years experience in different areas of clinical trial conduct (academic and industry setting), with 16 years specifically in Medical Writing. She earned her BSc in Biology and PhD in Molecular Biology and Medical Pharmacology from UCLA. Her Medical Writing experience includes the preparation of regulatory and safety documents, and journal articles, reviews, abstracts, and presentations. Yeshi is currently the Senior Director, Medical Writing at Pfizer overseeing the preparation of regulatory documents for submission and disclosure. She has been involved with the UCSD Extension Medical Writing program since 2015, and has led the Regulatory Writing Capstone since its first offering in 2017. She is passionate about empowering and encouraging medical writers to be strong effective partners within their teams.