Hays Documentation Specialists

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Professional Writing Services by Priya Hays, Ph.D., CEO


Hays Documentation Specialists arose out of the need for clear, concise documentation, rigorous academic articles, scientific publications in high-impact journals, and persuasive grants for the biomedical industry, major medical centers, and higher education. These activities not only require excellent writing skills, but a mastery of the written language.

Priya Hays, Ph.D., CEO, has extensive experience in industry, major medical centers, and higher education, and she understands the documentation requirements of all of these entities. She has published 3 books and 16 journal articles, has presented papers at 30 national and international conferences, and has the capabilities to meet your documentation needs.

She spent several years in the medical device and biotechnology industry as a technical communications specialist writing user manuals and package inserts, and she has also conducted usability testing and worked with content management systems. Working with all facets of the production team, she is very familiar with the internal processes of diverse sets of organizations. Dr. Hays is also a member of the Silicon Valley chapter of the Society for Technical Communication.

Hays Documentation Specialists not only caters to native speakers of English, but also can provide writing assistance to non-native speakers. Dr. Hays welcomes your requests for documentation projects and will provide excellent customer service at a reasonable price.


Education

• Ph.D. in Literature from the University of California, San Diego

• Dissertation Titled: Molecular Biology in Narrative Form

• Certificate in Technical Writing


Curriculum

• XML for the Rest of US
• Content Management Systems

• Usability Testing
• Minimalism

• Grammar for Technical Writers


Experience

Extensive Experience with a Wide Variety of Desktop Publishing Software, including:

• Microsoft Word
• Microsoft Excel
• Microsoft PowerPoint

• Adobe FrameMaker
• Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop

• XML / DITA
• XMetaL


Publications

16 First-Author Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles in:

Bulletin of Science, Technology, and Society

Interdisciplinary Literary Studies

L'Esprit Createur

• Three Monographs - including One on Personalized Medicine Written to Help Patients and Physicians Navigate the Complex Maze of Personalized, Precision Medicine


Presentations

• Paper Presentations at over 30 National and International Conferences


Dr. Hays' Resume | Dr. Hays' Curriculum Vitae

Q&A with Author Priya Hays for the one-year anniversary of her third book Advancing Healthcare Through Personalized Medicine
(This link contains writing samples)