Dr. Karen Vieira, the owner of The Med Writers, is a distinguished figure in the field of medical and scientific writing. She possesses a PhD in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, a Master of Science in Management from the University of Florida College of Business, and a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology from the Florida Institute of Technology.
Her career began with laboratory research on E. coli and gene therapy research for sickle cell disease, reflecting her deep commitment to addressing genetic disorders. Dr. Vieira’s profound interest in health and wellness led her to a senior research scientist role at Kraft Foods, where she focused on discovering new health benefits of food ingredients and natural compounds, with projects in bone health, diabetes, cognitive health, and muscle health.
In 2007, Dr. Vieira founded The Med Writers, leveraging her 20 years of experience in medical and scientific writing. Her company provides specialized writing services to various clients, including renowned corporations like Abbott, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer. The Med Writers is known for its team of highly qualified medical professionals and has been involved in formulating dietary supplement blends, emphasizing safety and efficacy.
Dr. Vieira’s achievements have been recognized with numerous accolades, such as being named SBA Miami’s 2018 Woman-Owned Small Business Person of the Year and receiving the Howard Hughes science grant for an internship at Emory University. Her academic journey, marked by perseverance and dedication, involved securing her education through scholarships, grants, and fellowships, alongside work in the food and telemarketing industries.
A prolific writer, Dr. Vieira has contributed to several medical journals, including Nucleic Acids Research, Journal of Biological Chemistry, and Nutrition Journal. Additionally, she dedicates her time to coaching in general health, cancer, and weight loss, and volunteers with various sickle cell organizations.
Dr. Vieira’s unique blend of scientific expertise, business acumen, and a passion for health and wellness makes her an authoritative voice in the medical writing industry and a beacon of inspiration for aspiring professionals.