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Who We Are

Synergy Scientifics recognizes that bringing scientific
ideas from hypotheses to dissemination is a collaborative process.
About

Our Team

We are a highly versatile scientific consulting firm dedicated to excellence in communication at all points in the lifecycle of scientific study, from inception and grant writing to manuscript preparation, figure development, and publication. Individually, we have worked tirelessly to become the best at what we do. Collectively, with nearly 2,000 edited and/or written manuscripts under our belts, we synergistically combine decades of experience with our passion for science to produce the highest quality work for our clients.

About
About
Jennifer Head, Ph.D.

Jennifer Head, Ph.D.

President | Senior Editor, Writer, and Analyst

Jennifer Head, Ph.D.

President | Senior Editor, Writer, and Analyst

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 substantively edited and/or written over to 900 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.

Willow Gabriel, Ph.D.

Technical Writer | Scientific Editor

Willow Gabriel, Ph.D.

Technical Writer | Scientific Editor

Dr. Gabriel is a developmental biologist turned expert scientific writer and editor, with 20+ years of experience in biological research and science communication. Dr. Gabriel has edited close to 10,000 scientific manuscripts in countless fields over the course of her post-academic career. She has worked for various scientific editing companies, such as American Journal Experts and Nature Research editing services, where she also served as both a developmental editor and a quality assurance editor. In addition to exceptional project management skills, Dr. Gabriel is also skilled at developing scientific/technical illustrations, preparing and managing grant applications, developing presentations, and is a delight to work with.

Noelle Ochotny, Ph.D., CMPP

Noelle Ochotny, Ph.D., CMPP

Medical Writer and Editor

Noelle Ochotny, Ph.D., CMPP

Medical Writer and Editor

Dr. Ochotny is a certified medical publication professional with 10+ years of experience in medical writing and editing. She has worked with medical communications agencies, small businesses, pharmaceutical companies, and research clinics to produce publication-ready documents including manuscripts, abstracts, and posters. Noelle has also written and edited grants, request for proposals (RFPs), elevator pitches, objection handlers, white papers, sales training materials, and podcast scripts, among others.

Dr. Ochotny is well versed in many therapeutic areas, including cardiology, dermatology, diabetes, hematology, nephrology, musculoskeletal, oncology, rheumatology, infectious diseases including COVID-19, rare diseases, biomedical devices, and dentistry. In addition, she brings leadership in highly collaborative environments and complex projects.

Mallory Eckstut, Ph.D.

Mallory Eckstut, Ph.D.

Subject Matter Expert

Mallory Eckstut, Ph.D.

Technical Writer | Scientific Editor

Dr. Eckstut is an experienced science researcher, editor, and writer who is passionate about effective science communication. She has over 20 years of experience in the sciences and a demonstrated history of publishing research in zoology, genetics, and comparative anatomy.

Dr. Eckstut has worked for over a decade as a science editor and technical writer and has edited well over 1000 scientific manuscripts over the course of her post-academic career. She has worked with Edanz Group, Cactus Communications, and private clients to provide scientists with a wide array of consulting services to help them publish their research. Additionally, Dr. Eckstut has extensive experience in developing high school- and college-level biology curricula for educational companies and has written and edited biology content for Sapling Learning/MacMillan Learning, Wisewire, Inc. (formerly Words & Numbers, Inc.), and Sophia Learning.

Donald Clermont, M.P.H.

Donald Clermont, M.P.H.

Principal Statistician | Analyses and Data Visualization

Donald Clermont, M.P.H.

Principal Statistician | Analyses and Data Visualization

Don is a data analyst and statistician specializing in health care and academic research. He earned his M.P.H. from Tufts University, where he specialized in biostatistics and public health. He has held research positions at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and at Harvard Medical School, and enjoys challenging research projects that involve robust statistical methods. Don principally uses Stata, SPSS, and Excel for data management and analysis, and Tableau and MS BI to create data visualizations.

Much of Don’s experience has also involved programming and analyzing survey data with programs such as Qualtrics and Alchemer. He is also experienced in mixed methods study design and qualitative research using programs such as MAXQDA. He is a responsive, eager analyst who is passionate about data.

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