American Medical Writers Association Mid-Atlantic Chapter

AMWA's mission is to promote excellence in medical communication
and to provide educational resources in support of that goal.

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Who We Are

Our members come from varied backgrounds and career levels

The Mid-Atlantic Chapter is one of 15 chapters of the American Medical Writers Association, the leading professional organization for writers, editors, and other communicators of medical information. The AMWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter includes Maryland, Virginia, DC, the southern part of Delaware, and the eastern part of West Virginia.


2021 AMWA-MAC Leadership Team

Our goal is to provide the information and resources you need to excel in your medical writing career whether you’re new to the field or a seasoned professional. Learn more about us.

Judith Orvos, ELS


Vita Washington, M.S.

Immediate Past President

Colleen Walacavage, MA, ELS


Regina Z. Lilly, MD, MPH 


Bhavya Ravi, Ph.D.


Marielle Fares, PharmD, BCGP

Membership & Volunteer Coordinator

Sherilyn George-Clinton

Sherilyn George-Clinton

Webmaster & Social Media Specialist

Regional Coordinators

Our regional coordinators host networking events for AMWA members and prospective members in the Mid-Atlantic region throughout the year.

Nonye Uddoh, PharmD, MBA, BCACP

Regional Coordinator – Baltimore


Regional Coordinator – Central Virginia

Diana Henzel, PharmD

Regional Coordinator – Southeast Virginia

Angela Trenkle

Regional Coordinator – Bethesda

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If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.