Listen Write Present LLC
Communication Consultants Deborah St James and Stephanie Roberson Barnard have collaborated since 1996, when Deborah hired Stephanie to train health care professionals for Bayer Corporation's Writing and Speaking for Excellence series. They also collaborated on the Yale University Press book, Writing, Speaking, & Communication Skills for Health Professionals (2001).
Stephanie Roberson Barnard
Stephanie Roberson Barnard has trained thousands of pharmaceutical industry professionals on how to be more effective speakers, writers, and communicators. She has written patient education literature, developed online video compliance training modules, and helped create and implement personalized communication training plans for senior account managers. In addition to her work in the pharmaceutical industry, over the past 15 years, Stephanie has coached hundreds of health care professionals on presentation skills for FDA hearings, CFO reports, and scientific speaker programs, as well as national and international congresses. Some of her clients include AstraZeneca, Bayer Corporation, Merck, Pfizer, and Boehringer Ingelheim.
Deborah St James
Deborah St James was formerly Director of Scientific Communications and Publication Planning at Grifols and Manager of Editorial Services at Bayer Corporation, Pharmaceutical Division in West Haven, CT. During that time, she developed and directed the Writing and Speaking for Excellence seminars – seminars designed for physicians, pharmacists, and other health care professionals. She is a former Editor of Better Health magazine and has taught English, technical, business, and medical writing at both the graduate and postgraduate levels. She is the author of Writing and Speaking for Excellence: A guide for Physicians and editor of Writing, Speaking, and Communication Skills for Health Professionals. She is co-editor of Empathy and the Practice of Medicine and Doctors Afield.