My writing background includes an MA in rhetoric from Carnegie Mellon University and 2 years of professional writing experience in the field of health literacy, as well as 6 years of teaching high school and college students the fundamentals of reading. writing, editing, and verbal communications. My professional interests include health and wellness, nonprofit communications, political advocacy, and innovative branding for small operations.
Collyar, D., Callahan, E., Rooney, M., O’Leary, C. (Pending publication in spring 2018). “Clues into Diverse Patient and Public Needs for Clinical Trial Summaries”. Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science.
Roberts, M., Callahan, L., & O’Leary, C. (2017). “Social media: A path to health literacy”. Information Services & Use, 37(2), 177-187.
Venkitachalam, L., Callahan, L., Kummerfeld, K. (2018). “Show me patient engagement: plain-language & actionable”. Poster presentation Missouri Million Hearts Conference 2018.
Waterman, A., Peipert, J., Lenier, S., Maghen, A., Goalby, C., Callahan, L., O’Leary, C. (2017). “Educating Dialysis Patients Optimally about Transplantation and Living Donation”. Chapter in ESRD Transplant Toolkit. ESRD Forum of Networks