Medical Writing (8 Weeks) (MEW101)
This course has been canceled for this semester.
- Monday 19:10-21:30
- Start Date:
- Marni Cueno
- To apply for this class, students should have a score of TOEFL ITP: 500-550/TOEFL iBT: 80-89 or prior English writing course taken at TUJ. Students should submit a 400 word essay on why they are interested in taking the class. (Essays should be sent by e-mail to email@example.com or faxed to 03-5441-9811).
- Tokyo (Maps & Directions)
- Language of
Proper and timely dissemination of information is crucial for the advancement of medicine and other related sciences. In this regard, writing has become the popular medium by which medical and scientific information can be disseminated easily. This would allow healthcare professionals to learn new treatment techniques, inform other practitioners of the latest drugs, or even observe the trend of new infectious diseases. Similarly, for scientists and researchers, sharing data to a wider and more international audience would advance scientific exploration and discovery allowing both the medical and scientific fields to grow. However, a major hindrance to achieving these goals often lie in how a report or manuscript is written. A common misconception among healthcare professionals and scientists struggling to write about their work is that English writing is always the same where in fact it actually differs. It is important to emphasize that Medical and Scientific Writing differs substantially from literary writing. This course is designed for the healthcare and science professional who need to write a clinical report or journal publication using the correct format, writing style, appropriate language, and even manuscript layout.
Marni Cueno holds a M.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology from the University of the Philippines (Los Banos) and a PhD in Medical Science from Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences. He has also obtained certifications in TESOL (Teaching English as a Secondary Language) from Arizona State University and Data Analytics from Temple University (Ambler campus). Currently a Research Scientist at Nihon University School of Dentistry, he has authored several manuscripts published in peer-reviewed international journals. He has received international awards and fellowships from the Bill Gates Foundation (USA), Wellcome Trust (UK), Society for Free Radical Research (SFFR)-Asia, and Singaporean Society for Immunology (SgSI). In his spare time, he teaches computer-based image analytics, network analytics, and structural analytics to high school students studying in an international school and, likewise, assists both undergraduate and graduate students from varying universities with English-related tasks, such as: manuscript writing and editing, business correspondence writing, oral and poster presentations, and TOEFL preparation.
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