Liz Highleyman

584 Castro Street #272
San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone: 415-305-0821

Work Experience

2002-present: Black Rose Editorial Services; freelance medical communication/education, journalism, and editing

2006-present: Senior Staff Writer,

2002-present: Contributing Editor, Hepatitis C Awareness News. Hepatitis C Awareness Project

2001-present: Contributing Editor, HCV Advocate. Hepatitis C Support Project

1994-present: Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS. San Francisco AIDS Foundation. Formerly Associate Editor and Acting Editor, now freelance writer and copy editor

1999-2001: Health Editor, Ask Jeeves

Writing and editing work with numerous individual clients, including Cleis Press, Haworth, Routledge, and Verso


July 2003: Emergency Medical Techncian certification. City College, San Francisco, CA

June 1994: Certificate in Public Health. Harvard University School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA

November 1993: Technical Writing Certificate. Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Chart Communications, Cambridge, MA

June 1985: BA in Cognitive Science. University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

June 1985: Certificate in International Relations. University of Rochester, Rochester, NY


Association of Health Care Journalists
Editorial Freelancers Association
American Medical Writers Association
Northern California Science Writers Association
National Writers Union

Liz Highleyman
Last updated: November 2006