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“Terrie is a perfectionist who paid enormous attention to details. She never missed a deadline.”

Steve Regnier, Editor The American College of Surgeons

 

 

WRITER AND EDITOR

Terrie has written over 150 human interest, feature stories and business articles for consumer magazines, technical publications, peer-reviewed journals and newspapers, including The Chicago Tribune. She was elected into the prestigious National Association of Science Writers in 1988.

She has written grants, brochures, training manuals and teacher’s guides for museum exhibitions. She has also written copy for exhibits, collection labels and graphics for museum exhibitions.

While at Northwestern University Medical School, Terrie co-authored two book chapters on spinal, upper and lower limb orthotics for Surgery of Spine Trauma, a definitive book on spinal injuries and disorders, edited by an orthopaedic surgeon.

In Tampa, Terrie led the disability community in the writing and editing of a 16-page News In Education magazine for The Tampa Tribune titled, More Than One Way to AccessAbility, defining content, working with writers and coordinating copy and images from over 20 organizations, including the Mayor’s Alliance for People with Disabilities and Hillsborough County Alliance for Citizens with Disabilities. The piece was distributed to over 100,000 people, including home subscribers, teachers and students.

She wrote a chapter on Thinking Like a Scientist for a 6th grade science textbook published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston and created over 500 PowerPoint slides and instructor’s notes to accompany a college textbook on Human Resource Management for Pearson / Prentice Hall Publisher.

As Education Liaison to the International Species Survival Plan for the Cheetah, Terrie wrote and designed an informational activity book about the cheetah that was distributed internationally. At MOSI, Terrie edited and assisted in the writing of the Kids In Charge Activity and Comic Book. Based on 20 of the museum’s exhibits, the book provided tips to parents on how to engage their children at the museum along with 40 science activities.

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