Need editorial assistance? We can help!

Could you benefit from the services of a seasoned medical editor, writer, and journalist? Whatever you’d like to write, edit, or publish, the professionals associated with Pharmacy Editorial & News Services are ready and able to help!

The founder and president of PENS,
L. Michael Posey, has served in a wide variety of editorial and publishing roles for many national pharmacy associations as well as organizations in clinical laboratory science and gerontology. With degrees in pharmacy, microbiology, and health and medical journalism, Posey brings a wealth of experience to your project, including skills developed over more than 30 years in organizational management positions. Having served as the founding editor of The Consultant Pharmacist from 1985 to 1997 and later working closely with The Gerontological Society of America, Posey is particularly informed on issues related to aging and care of older adults. He is also knowledgeable about contemporary online publishing and social media.

In addition, Posey has an unmatched network of colleagues in pharmacy, medical reporting, and health and medical journalism. By bringing these colleagues to your project, PENS can link you with the right person who has the skills you need most.

PENS services include the following:
  • Edit or write all types of biomedical content (for journals, newsletters, websites, educational materials)
  • Conceptualize, edit, or write grant proposals and reports
  • Manage manuscripts intended for submission to peer-reviewed journals
  • Write or edit short- or long-form news stories in the health, medical, and pharmacy fields
  • Coach graduate students, residents, fellows, and faculty members about publishing
  • Serve as managing editor or author’s agent for books or other content in biomedical publishing

For more information about PENS services, email Posey at or call 571/970-5533.