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Rita B. Buckley, MBA


Buckley/Swartz is a Boston-based medical and healthcare communications firm providing writing and editing services to authors of books and articles, professional societies, journal publishers, university and independent publishing houses, pharmaceutical companies, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and clients in academic medicine.

Writing and Editing Services

Buckley/Swartz specializes in the delivery of publication-ready manuscripts that typically involve some combination of research, writing, editing, and proofreading services. These include:

  • Conference and symposium coverage and reporting

  • Development of book proposals and manuscripts

  • Book chapters

  • Original research articles

  • Journal Supplements

  • Manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals

Current and Recently Completed Projects

  • Editing, Obesity Epidemiology (Oxford University Press, 2008), by Frank B. Hu, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Brigham and Women's Hospital; Channing Laboratory.

  • Research, interviewing, writing, and editing, What to do about High Cholesterol, A Harvard Medical School Special Health Report (Harvard Health Publications, 2009).

  • Research, writing and editing, The Lehman Series: Updated Evidence-based Recommendations for Best Practices in Weight Loss Surgery (Obesity, May 2009).

  • Research, writing and editing, From Harvard Medical School, The 9 Medical Advances That Can Change Your Life (Harvard Health Publications, 2008).

  • The Obesity Epidemic and Metabolic Syndrome (Medscape CME)