Experience


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Dr. Jennifer Gibson is the owner and principal of Excalibur Scientific. She is a pharmacist, medical writer, editor, and lecturer. During her career, she has worked for the pharmaceutical industry, medical education leaders, genomics research and DNA sequencing laboratories, and the non-profit sector. Jennifer uses her work to advocate for safe and effective medication use in all dimensions of health, fitness and wellness. Her work appears in international academic journals, textbooks, newspapers and magazines, and health-related blogs.
Jennifer is a graduate of Clemson University, with a degree in Biochemistry, and she earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Medical College of Virginia School of Pharmacy at Virginia Commonwealth University. She lives with her husband and two sons in Atlanta. When she is not working, she enjoys running, reading, and traveling, as well as volunteering with organizations that support children and families. She is a member of the American Medical Writers Association.

author_iconAuthor of educational and informational materials for a variety of audiences.

Co-authored textbooks for healthcare professionals. Developed curriculum and wrote training manuals for pharmacy technicians and clinical medical assistants. Contributed regularly to award-winning healthcare blogs. Featured in online and print magazines. Developed educational content for consumer websites. Coordinated and presented public education sessions regarding current medical topics. Composed patient education brochures and pamphlets for community and outpatient pharmacies.

developer_iconDeveloper of training
modules for healthcare providers.

Created continuing education and training modules for physicians, nurses, and pharmacists around the world. Produced interactive and multi-media educational materials in many therapeutic areas.

editor_iconEditor of technical
and scientific documents.

Reviewed theses and dissertations for clarity, consistency, and accuracy. Edited scientific manuscripts for grammar, language, clarity, and readability. Offered communication support and publication planning to advocacy groups and professional organizations. Served as a peer reviewer for industry journals.

lecturer_iconLecturer for healthcare professionals and industry leaders.

Former faculty speaker for the National Security Agency, Office of Health, Environmental, and Safety Services. Coordinated and presented lectures addressing policy trends and practice guidelines for the pharmacy industry and other knowledge-based professions.

practitioner_iconPractitioner of
clinical pharmacy.

Consulted on appropriate medication use in community, long term care, acute care, and intensive care settings. Established and implemented initiatives to support patient safety goals in an acute care facility. Managed discharge counseling at an in-patient acute care facility. Participated in drug utilization reviews. Composed drug monographs. Performed pharmacokinetic monitoring services for antibiotics. Monitored drug therapy and managed medication regimens for outpatient and community-based clinics.

researcher_iconResearcher for international plant genome sequencing projects.

Completed the Rice Chromosome 10 Genome Sequencing Project. Managed a high throughput DNA sequencing laboratory. Presented and published findings of enzyme structure and function experiments.