Press Release

NHIA's Michelle Simpson Earns Medical Writer Certification

Contact: Jeannie Counce
Editorial Director

Alexandria, VA (July 8, 2022)

Michelle C. Simpson, PharmD, BCSCP, MWC Earns Medical Writer Certification

July 8, 2022 – The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) is pleased to announce that Michelle Simpson has recently earned the credential of Medical Writer Certified (MWC) after successfully completing the rigorous application and examination process developed and administered by the Medical Writing Certification Commission (MWCC) of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA). Medical writers who hold the MWC have demonstrated knowledge of ethical standards and publication best practices, and who possess skills necessary to be a certified medical writer, such as gathering, evaluating, organizing, interpreting, and presenting information on health and medicine. The certification is an objective, measurable way of acknowledging competency and recognizing a medical writer’s commitment to ethical practice standards and professional development.

The MWCC is a multidisciplinary group of subject matter experts experienced in medical communication within medical writing specialty areas. To determine the content of the certification exam, the MWCC conducted a ground-breaking job analysis that defined the core competencies of medical writers across a variety of work environments.



About the American Medical Writers Association

AMWA is the resource for professional medical communicators, promoting excellence in medical communication and providing educational resources in support of that goal.  Founded in 1940, AMWA is the leading professional organization for writers, editors, and other communicators of medical information.


About the National Home Infusion Association

NHIA is a trade association that represents companies that provide infusion therapy to patients in their homes, as well as companies that manufacture and supply infusion and specialty pharmacy products. The association’s mission is to provide advocacy, education, and resources to the home and specialty infusion community so the patients they serve can lead healthy, independent lives. Infusion therapy involves patient-specific compounded medications, supplies, and a range of pharmacy, nursing, and other clinical services for delivering care to patients in the home setting. For more information, visit

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