Medical and Health Writer and Editor -- Freelance
Bob Kirsch

Selected Projects for Physicians

Fifteen years reporting for Medical Tribune of Japan on recent clinical studies. All areas of medicine. Hundreds and hundreds of articles written for this publication, thus achieving a broad perspective on numerous fields of medicine: from cardiology to neurology (including stroke, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s); from oncology and cancer survivorship to allergy, asthma, and immunology; from diabetology to rheumatology (including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus erythematosus); from quality in medicine and evidence-based medicine to patient care

Monograph: Interview with Joseph A. Califano, Jr, former US Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare: “Social Policy Driving Smoking Cessation”

Continuing education monographs (3): on primary total knee arthroplasty, revision total knee arthroplasty, and mobile bearing total knee arthroplasty

Speech-Language-Hearing in Children from Birth to Three Years of Age. Research and wrote under physician supervision this continuing medical education monograph for pediatricians

Five journal articles constituting the entire text of a supplement to a very important peer-reviewed journal for primary care physicians on the management of hypertension. Researched and wrote under physician supervision

The current status of gene therapy for vascular disease Welvas (Japan)

Can drugs prevent restenosis post-PTCA? News & Views in Heart Disease

Vascular remodeling News & Views in Vascular Science

Four sets of slides on a new, long-acting insulin. Researched, wrote

Slide kit: 225 slides describing a novel drug for the treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) for presentation before an FDA committee

Slide kit: Current practices in lung cancer: clinical treatment and management

Slide kit: Future trends in outpatient treatment of gram-positive infection

The Pain Report: developed article ideas, researched, wrote four issues of this newsletter with each issue containing four articles. Articles on pain undertreated in minority patients, impact of palliative care, evidence-based strategies, community pharmacists perspectives, pain management in HIV/​AIDS, and so forth

Meeting Report: Nine articles on the tenth annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference

Meeting Report: Prepared for publication texts of 22 presentations on ocular surgery for booklet on the proceedings of a symposium on cataract and refractive surgery

Meeting Report: 11 articles on NIH conference on management of hepatitis C. Infectious Disease News

Two interactive videos for emergency physicians. Conducted interviews with expert, researched, wrote