L. Siderhurst, M.S.

Leigh Siderhurst is a skilled biomedical Indexer who works with Cygnus on the MEDLINE contract for the National Library of Medicine, NIH. While obtaining her M.S. and B.A. in Biology, and minor in Environmental Studies, Leigh was awarded two scholarships for women in science and a third for environmental studies.

Leigh has extensive knowledge of and familiarity with life science-related subject matter and her unique background includes curatorial work on a museum’s arachnology collection, experience with geographic information systems, writing water quality reports, and indexing in Spanish. She was a member of an English-Spanish translator group that even sparked discussions about medical translations and has also participated in multiple workshops covering both indexing software as well as editing.

Ms. Siderhurst excels at translating complex, scientific information into content appropriate for health professionals as well as the general public and we are glad she is a part of our team.

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