Content Strategist and Medical Writer, Artist
Name: Darla Ferrara
Type of Writer: Health or Medical Writer
Location: United States
Rate Type: per article (or blog post)
Average / Typical Rate: $100 - 250
My Website / Portfolio: http://www.darlaferrara.com/
Darla is a full-time freelance writer published internationally and an award-winning author. Over the last decade, she has ghostwritten memoirs for a successful entrepreneur and created byline pieces for USAToday, Jillian Michaels, USARiseUP, New York Times -- About.com, Multibrief, MedCity News, LiveStrong and AOL. Darla is known for her ability to take complex topics and make them clear to anyone.
With an academic background in the sciences, medicine and healthcare, Darla F. spent years working as an EMT, but she has vocational experience in several industries. After college, she took a job as an Accounting Manager for the factoring division of a major bank in New Jersey and learned the basics of programming.
Darla loves a challenge and to experience new things, so, next, she tackled the website redesign for an automotive dealer in Florida. She taught herself to program in multiple languages and did all the graphic design, as well as creating copy for them. The website includes an automated purchase order system written by Darla and a real-time inventory program.
Nowadays, she spends her time writing and tackling artistic projects like painting. Her first novel was published in 2009 and she is working on a second and third, while still creating engaging content for her clients.
Experience / Education / Qualifications
Southeast Community College
Emergency Medical Technology
University of Nebraska
University of California, San Francisco
Nutrition for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Certification
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Cardiac Arrest, Hypothermia, and Resuscitation Science, Certification