John Dixon

John qualified in medicine having studied at Oxford University and Guy's Hospital, London. Initially he trained as a surgeon. After gaining further experience in paediatrics, neonatology, obstetrics and gynaecology, he then became a GP. Since 2003, John has completed an MBA at Warwick University Business School. He then spent five years as Director of Medical Communications at InterComm International Ltd., becoming a healthcare communications consultant and trainer in scientific communications in 2013. His interests include supporting researchers, medical communications agencies and medical equipment companies to ensure their scientific communications are accurate, understandable and use appropriate language. John has provided training for universities and research institutes across Europe in academic writing, presentation delivery, and conference abstract and poster preparation. He is a member of EMWA’s Professional Development Committee and also provides a workshop: ‘Using readability tools to help edit biomedical research articles’. He is coauthor of How to Publish in Biomedicine. 500 Tips for Success. 3rd Edition (2016). CRC Press.