Mia DeFino, MS, ELS

medical & science writer

"Mia always delivers on time and goes the extra mile to ensure satisfaction. She is able to take a very complicated technical topic and develop a clear-cut document independently and effectively. Her project management skills with her technical writing aptitude makes Mia not only a pleasure to work with, but a highly skilled resource."
-Contract Research Organization Client
Since 2016

“Mia DeFino is one of the strongest technical and science writers I’ve ever worked with. She is an excellent resource for getting manuscripts from a variety of disciplines shaped up and submitted. Our publication stream has benefited greatly from her assistance."
-Zeno Franco, PhD
Assistant Professor- Department of Family and Community Medicine- Medical College of Wisconsin

Innovative Thinker, Collaborative, Resourceful

As a freelance medical and science writer with a master’s degree in Pharmacology, I help CROs, pharmaceutical companies, medical communication agencies, and academic institutions translate complex ideas into meaningful information for their intended audience.

Count on me to:

  • Inform your target audiences including patients and professionals
  • Help you build your reputation
  • Deliver a great product on time, every time

Professional Highlights

  • Freelance medical and science writer, business owner
  • Program Coordinator for Medical College of Wisconsin’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute Community Engagement Core
  • Research Scientist for Albany Molecular Research Inc.



  • American Medical Writers Association Greater Chicago Area Chapter
    • President Elect 2019- present
    • Events Committee Chair 2017-2018