Sophie Ash

Medical Journalist & Writing Coach,

Contact Details

Medical Journalist & Writing Coach,
North York, ON M2N 7C5

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Primary Work Status

  • Freelance


University of Surrey
Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom
BSc, 2014
Health and Biomedical Sciences
2009 To 2014
Dissertation: Optimising The Student Diet Using Linear Programming: An Individualised Approach
Advisor: Professor Margaret Rayman


  • I’m a freelance writer specializing in medical education – both for patients and healthcare practitioners. I am also a medical copywriter, content writer, and instructional designer / eLearning specialist.
  • I work with B2B/B2C healthcare, medical device, advertising agencies, and healthcare technology companies. 
  • Types of projects I work on: CME materials, posters, brochures, websites, medical books, marketing materials, white papers, speaker decks, webinars, sales aids, video scripts, detail aids, conference materials, email marketing, journal ads, and long-form summary papers.
  • Past clients include: Klick Health, McCann Health, FCB Health, CARE Communications, Biotext Solutions, 3H Communications, and CommuniMed.
  • Pharma companies I’ve worked with include: Amgen, Astellas, Bausch, Eli Lilly, Gilead, Janssen, Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, Pfizer, Proctor & Gamble, Roche, Sanofi, and Valeant.
  • My main strengths/interests lie in: nutrition (allergies/intolerances, sports nutrition, drug-nutrient interactions, metabolic disorders), diagnostic testing (all forms of clinical analysis - blood, urine, radiography, etc), digestive health (irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis), metabolic syndrome (diabetes, obesity, hypertension, high cholesterol), cardiovascular disease (heart attack, stroke, see above), biological rhythms (sleep disorders, light therapy)
  • Other therapeutic areas I’ve worked in extensively: genetics & epigenetics, neuroscience (dementia, health psychology), respiration (asthma, COPD, cystic fibrosis), fertility (IVF, prenatal, pregnancy), oncology (breast cancer subtypes, drug therapy)
  • If you require any assistance in creating medical education content or marketing materials, let's set up a call to discuss your needs, or you can reach me now at 6478771477.

Job History

Gibson Group
Freelance Medical Copywriter & Editor
August 2019 - present

Oromo Digital Group
Freelance Medical Copywriter
August 2019 - present

LSD The Agency
Freelance Medical Copywriter
August 2019 - present

3H Communications
Freelance Medical Copywriter
July 2019 - present

Biotext Solutions
Freelance Medical Writer & Journalist
July 2019 - present

Optimyz Media
Freelance Writer & Journalist
June 2019 - present

CARE Communications
Freelance Medical Writer
May 2019 - present

CommuniMed Inc.
Freelance Copywriter & Editor
March 2019 - present

McCann Health
Freelance Medical Copywriter
January 2019 - present

Freelance Medical Writer
August 2019 - September 2019

Freelance Medical Writer & Editor
August 2019 - September 2019

Toronto District School Board
Adult Learning Instructor (Digestive Health)
April 2019 - September 2019

BioPods LLC
Freelance Healthcare Copywriter
April 2019 - June 2019

FCB Health
Freelance Medical Copywriter
May 2019 - May 2019

Thorasys Thoracic Medical Systems Inc.
Freelance Medical Writer
March 2019 - May 2019

Klick Health
Freelance Healthcare Copywriter
December 2018 - January 2019

The Health Sciences Academy®
Instructional Designer & Health Writer
September 2014 - January 2017