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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.LEARN MORE
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, MS
Immediate Past President
Tom Drake, MA, CMPP
Marielle Fares, PharmD, BCGP
Membership & Volunteer Coordinator
Vicki VanArsdale, MS
Webmaster & Social Media Specialist
Our regional coordinators host networking events for AMWA members and prospective members in the Mid-Atlantic region throughout the year.
Regional Coordinator – Baltimore
Regional Coordinator – Bethesda
Antonia C. Perez, PhD
Regional Coordinator – Central Virginia
Regional Coordinator – Northern Virginia
Regional Coordinator – Southeast Virginia
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.