Author, Editor

Leann Poston, M.D.

Dr. Leann Poston is a licensed physician in the state of Ohio who holds an M.B.A. and an M. Ed. She is a full-time medical communications writer and educator who writes and researches for Invigor Medical. Dr. Poston lives in the Midwest with her family. She enjoys traveling and hiking. She is an avid technology aficionado and loves trying new things.

Experience

After practicing in a physician group practice for 11 years, Dr. Poston has taught students at all academic levels, written curriculum, and served as an assistant dean at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. Dr. Poston’s vast writing and teaching experience have led to several awards in the teaching profession.

Education

  • MD from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
  • M.Ed. from Wright State University in Instructional Design and Educational Technology
  • MBA from Raj Soin College of Business

Certifications

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace Certified, University of South Florida, Muma College of Business, 2021
  • Quality Matters Certificate Independent Applying the Q.M. rubric, 2016
  • Poynter Institute, Editing and Proofreading
  • Poynter ACES Certificate in Accurate, Audience-Focused Editing
  • Hubspot certifications in Inbound Marketing, Email Marketing, and Content Marketing
  • Certification in Writing Accessible Documents: Word, PowerPoint, and Acrobat
  • Proficient with the use and application of WCAG 2.0 and 2.1 Accessibility Guidelines
  • Ohio Medical License, Physician and Surgeon, expiration 4/01/2024
  • NPI: 1154900355

Professional Accomplishments

  • Former teacher and Assistant Dean of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Student Affairs and Admissions
  • Freelance/contract medical writer with decades of experience in medicine, business, and education writing, curriculum development, and project management
  • Licensed pediatrician in clinical practice for 11 years
  • Writer and Chief Editor for the Academy for Professionalism in Health Care, writing on topics such as professional behavior, the virtuous physician, how healthcare became big business, irrational choices and why we make them, patient rights, genetic testing, and ethics in healthcare.
  • Romanell fellow selected based on her work in the field of medical professionalism.
  • Expertise in writing continuing medical education across dozens of specialties and therapeutic areas
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