Dr. Head is the founder and president of Synergy Scientifics LLC and has a deep passion for science, language, and technical writing. These passions have been synergistically combined into a successful post-academic career as a scientific editor, technical writer, and research consultant. Dr. Head has nearly 30 years of experience in the sciences and has edited and/or written close to 800 scientific manuscripts and other technical documents over the course of her career.
Dr. Head has had rich, diverse, and rewarding experiences with her clients, who range from individual researchers to academic labs, biotech companies, and large government agencies. She has previously worked for professional editing companies such as Cactus Communications, Enago, Science Journal Editors, and Nature Research Editing Services, where she served as both a developmental editor and quality assurance editor. In the last several years, her work has been primarily in healthcare and medicine, with a focus on virology, cancer screening and detection, the genetic basis of disease, Ending the HIV Epidemic in the US, and healthcare equity for sexual and gender minorities.
Dr. Head is a Top-Rated Plus freelancer on Upwork and has a 100% job success score. She has been previously described by clients as being “in the top 1%” of her field, as “the real deal”, and has even been accused of “manuscript magic”. She thoroughly enjoys collaborating with her clients to help them accomplish their goals.