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AMWA Voices 2

September 15th, 2015


Barbara Snyder and Peggy Boe

"I graduated with a BA in British literature that really didn’t qualify me to do anything in particular. So I went to a temporary agency, which placed me at a subsidiary of a large pharma company in the Midwest. I started out doing exciting things like making sure the physicians signed all the forms in black ink. Eventually the company recognized that they could use people who were dedicated to writing regulatory documents like study protocols and reports, and they hired me as their first medical writer."

—Barbara Snyder

"Medical writing was a great choice for me because it allowed me to combine my writing skills with my curiosity and interest in science and medicine."

—Peggy Boe