Rita Bryna Buckley
Rita Buckley is an award-winning medical and science writer, editor, author, ghostwriter, and journalist. She specializes in the delivery of web content, grants, summary write-ups of workshops and conferences, and publication-ready manuscripts that typically involve some combination of research, writing, editing, and proofreading services.
Typical assignments include: conference and symposium coverage and reporting; book proposals and manuscripts; book chapters and books; original research articles; web content; patient recruitment materials; grants; journal supplements; consumer science and health writing; manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals; science and medical journalism.
Prior to a switch into medical writing in the mid-1990s, she had 15 years of experience as a journalist covering technology and as a public relations, corporate communications, and marketing communications writer for firms that ranged from entrepreneurial ventures to Fortune 100 companies.
She has been widely published in the business press; trade publications; consumer, medical, and science websites; and medical and scientific journals. She is the author of Childhood Obesity (Mercury Learning and Information, LLC) and a debut collection of short stories, Mr. Chiardi & Other Stories.
Awards and Recognition
- 2010 Will Solimene Award for Excellence in Medical Communication for The Lehman Series: Expert Panel on Weight Loss Surgery -- Update (Obesity) 2010 Will Solimene Award for Excellence in Medical Communication for What to do About High Cholesterol (Harvard Health Publications) 2005 Will Solimene Award for Excellence and Outstanding Quality for The Lehamn Center Report: Best Practices in Weight Loss Surgery (Obesity Research) 2005 Will Solimine Award for Excellence and Outstanding Quality for Teaching, Learning, and Doing: Best Practices in Education (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition)