With a PhD in medical physiology from McGill University (Montreal, Canada; credited with the first published primate skin and hand transplants), specialization in central and peripheral neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and electrophysiology, and several years of postdoctoral research in the U.S. and Canada, Dr. Samulack left the academic environment to work in the pharmaceutical service sector, conducting market research, delivering strategic communications, and designing physician affinity programs for many of Canada's leading pharmaceutical companies.
Prior to joining Cactus Communications and Editage, Dr. Samulack was Director of the Department of Scientific Editing at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, USA, where he acquired an in-depth understanding of clinical processes, regulatory issues, the documentation and publication of clinical trials, as well as an understanding of a vast range of scientific writing, editing, and publication processes.
As President of the U.S. Operations for Cactus Communications and Editage, Dr. Samulack is actively involved in supporting the medical writing and scientific editing needs of the pharmaceutical and academic communities and raising the level of awareness and professionalism of the medical writing community, worldwide.
He has conducted workshops on the following topics:
- Publication strategy and tips
- Five high impact tools to boost your scientific career
- The East-West divide: Challenges facing eastern authors and how a global perspective can bridge the gap