Biography

 

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Venita Munir is a Melbourne writer, editor and emergency physician.

Qualifications

AssDeg Professional Writing and Editing Professional Writing and Editing at RMIT University 2016

M.B.B.S. (Hons.) Medicine at Monash University 1992

FACEM (Fellow of Australasian College for Emergency Medicine ) 2001

Medical Writing Experience

  • Writing and editing medical publications for Mi-tec Medical Publishing
  • Co-authoring of an Emergency Medicine textbook chapter
  • Writing medical research papers published in peer-reviewed journals
  • Writing a module for a Hi-fidelity Emergency Medicine simulation course
  • Writing and presenting lectures/talks/research at medical and paramedical conferences and symposia
  • Teaching in medical education from undergraduate to specialist level

Please read my Bibliography for more information.

Memberships

Australasian Medical Writers Association (AMWA)

Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd)

Writers Victoria

Australian Society of Authors (ASA)

Employment history

Current:

  1. Medical Writer – MABEL Project (Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life), the national longitudinal survey of doctors to understand medical workforce dynamics.
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne

  2. Self-employed, freelance writer and editor
Formerly:
1. St Vincent’s Hospital (Melbourne)
  • Staff specialist emergency physician 2002—2011
  • Honorary Lecturer University of Melbourne
Other health networks I have worked for include:
  • Alice Springs Hospital
  • Southwest Health (Warrnambool)
  • Royal Women’s Hospital (Melbourne)
  • Royal Children’s Hospital (Melbourne)
  • Epworth Hospital (Richmond)
  • Box Hill Hospital
  • Bairnsdale Regional Hospital
2. Mi-tec Medical Publishing
  • Medical writing and editing, including researching and writing patient information pamphlets
  • Copyediting, proofreading medical publications