ABOUT EVGUENIA ALECHINE, PHD
Evguenia Alechine, PhD, is a doctor of Biochemistry. She was an academic scientist for eight years before embracing her calling as a science educator & consultant. As both a renowned medical writer and the program leader of Cheeky Scientist’s Medical Writing Organization, Evguenia has a full plate - yet science literature never goes hungry for her important contributions. Even now, Evguenia’s love for health culture compels her to season readers with scientifically derived tips for long, healthy lives.
By: Evguenia Alechine, PhD
Some PhDs haven’t heard about--or even considered--the medical writing career path. But in spite of our different backgrounds, a lot of PhDs can become qualified to dive into medical writer roles. As the job title indicates, written communication skills are very important for this position. Medical writing is essentially an umbrella term that covers everything from writing about medicine to editing, translating, and project management. And industry needs professionals to fill this role - the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that by 2026, specialized writing roles of this kind are expected to grow 11% from 2016.