Laurie Bouck

An independent writer since 2003, I enjoy making medical and technical topics accessible. I have experience writing in many different formats, from blogs to books. In 2009, I co-authored The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Vaccinations. I have also covered neurology, emergency medicine, medical technology, and green technology, among other topics, for clients such as Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Medscape Medical News, and McGraw-Hill Online. I have a certificate in technical communication and two Master’s degrees in English and writing. You can learn more about me at my website,

Located In: San Francisco, CA
Specialties: I write about a wide range of topics in health, medicine, and technology. I also provide editing services such as developmental editing and copyediting.
Years of Experience: I have over twelve years of writing and editing experience in health and technology; I have worked as an independent writer since 2003.
Memberships: American Medical Writers Association, Society for Technical Communication, American Society of Journalists and Authors
Honors: I won eight National Health Information Awards for patient education materials I wrote at StayWell/Krames, 2000-2002.
Books Contributed to: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Vaccinations, co-author.
Magazines Contributed to: Medscape Medical News,, Parenting Magazine, Pregnancy Magazine,