Donna Simcoe holds three master's degrees in biomedical writing, biotechnology, and an MBA, as well as being a certified medical publication professional (CMPP). She has 25+ years of publication management and medical writing in the pharmaceutical industry. 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). She has managed publication programs across 10+ therapy areas. As of 2021, she is an author of 11 journal articles, 5 posters and 11 oral presentations and has provided medical writing support for 39 journal articles and 40 posters/oral presentations. Miss Simcoe is advisor and faculty in the UCSD Extension Medical Writing Certificate Program and is a medical publications consultant and principal at Simcoe Consultants, Inc., a biomedical company focusing on medical publication development.