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Graduate Student in Biomedical Research & Patient Advocate

Jackson, MS


I have worked with many different types of companies doing professional consulting work using my influence as an advocate to guide companies on how best to construct their information/product towards a specific patient population. I am a very seasonsed presenter on patient related and scientific topics as well. I am available for consulting, speaking, advisory boards. I also am a Graduate student in Biomedical Research and I have expertise in health & medical writing and scientific consulting. I have written for health and science web sites about many different topics including Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Clinical Trials and Scientific Research.. I have consulted on advisory boards as a scientific consultant as well using my knowledge of science and patient advocacy to help companies.

AVAILABILITY: 21-30 hours/week

Industry Experience
Healthcare - Advocacy Healthcare - Biotechnology Healthcare - Online Communities Healthcare - Research Professional Services
Areas Of Expertise
Blogger Clinical Research Editor Other Product & App Testing Proofreader Social Media Social Networking
Health Perspective
Patient Advocate Other
Health Conditions
Crohn's Disease IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) Osteoporosis
Graduate Assistant at Mississippi College
August 2015 – May 2017

Graduate Assistant in the Biology Department. Teaching and Tutoring Students, working in labs and setting up and prepping the lab.

I was contracted as the medical/science writer for the "What is a Clinical Trial" and "Why Participated in a Clinical Trial" sections. Using my knowledge and background in science and as a patient I was able to contruct the information for this trial.

Patient Advisory Board at CCFA
July 2017 – Present

I am apart of one of the CCFA Patient Advisory Boards. Using my patient voice to help with patient driven areas of the CCFA.

Speak Patient Ambassador at Abbvie
August 2016 – Present

I am a Patient Ambassador for the Abbvie SPEAK Network where I speak at events about my experience with Crohn's Disease and where I am at today to help educate others on the disease.

Patient Leader Adviser at WeGo Health
September 2016 – Present

I am a patient leader advisor on the WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board. I am involved in regular meetings to discuss differecnt aspects of patient engagment and patient outreach, along with providing any constructive insights with them.

Keynote Speaker on IBD Science at Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
June 2016 – June 2016

I was a Keynote speaker at the Mississippi-Louisiana Crohn's and Colitis Foundations Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Patient Education Event. I spoke on current IBD research discussing current clinical trial studies and future trials and treatments.

Bachelors, Biology
Mississippi College
August 2011 – May 2015
Clinton, MS, United States

Masters, Biomedical Research
Mississippi College
August 2015 – May 2017
Clinton, MS, United States

  • Advisory Board

    11/01/2016 - 10/30/2017


    Fixed price

    $609.76 earned

    Aaron is a wonderful leader and having his insights on our ad board this year was tremendously helpful. He's definitely someone to call upon when advice is needed!

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