Alison McIntosh BSc (Hons), PhD

ICON Clinical Research

Alison has been a medical writer for the pharmaceutical industry for more than 20 years and has written extensively for regulatory authorities, and other audiences. She became a medical writer after completing her PhD and a further 5 years of postdoctoral research in molecular virology. She joined GlaxoWelllcome (now GlaxoSmithKline) as a medical writer in 1995, then from 2000 worked as a freelance medical writer and consultant. Alison joined ICON Clinical Research in 2014 as a Principal Medical Writer.. Her wealth of experience as a medical writer encompasses many different types of documents including manuscripts, book chapters, and clinical and scientific abstracts, as well as clinical study reports, investigator brochures and other regulatory documents. Alison is a section editor for the EMWA journal Medical Writing and has previously served on the EMWA Professional Development Committee.