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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.
Vita Washington, MS
Judith Orvos, ELS
Tom Drake, MA, CMPP
Heather Gorby, PhD
Membership & Volunteer Coordinator
Vicki VanArsdale, MS
Webmaster & Email Coordinator
Alexandra Kadner, PhD
Social Media Manager
Our regional coordinators host networking events for AMWA members and prospective members in the Mid-Atlantic region throughout the year.
Yazmin I. Rovira Gonzalez
Regional Coordinator – Baltimore
Debra Evans, PhD
Regional Coordinator – Bethesda
Kristin A. Roynesdal, MS
Regional Coordinator – Central Virginia
Regional Coordinator – Northern Virginia
Regional Coordinator – Southeast Virginia
News and Events
AMWA-MAC holds a regional conference each spring and local networking events throughout the year. We also keep you informed about medical communications and related topics.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.