Barbara Gastel 资深顾问

Barbara Gastel 是国际知名医学写作与编辑专家。现任美国德克萨斯A&M大学 (Texas A&M University)生物科学、医学人文学、生物技术科学教授。曾担任美国加利福尼亚大学医学院副院长。Gastel博士发表了大量有关医学写作与出版著作与文章,获得多项国际和国内医学编辑成就奖。担任AuthorAID首席特约专家,为指导广大作者,提别是指导和帮助非母语英文作者成功发表论文做出了杰出贡献。Gastel还是中国医学出版界的老朋友,曾多次接受邀进行有关医学写作与编辑讲座与报告。

Barbara Gastel, a physician specializing in biomedical writing and editing, is professor of integrative biosciences, humanities in medicine, and biotechnology at Texas A&M University, where she coordinates the master's degree program in science and technology journalism.

Dr. Gastel earned a BA from Yale and an MD and MPH from Johns Hopkins.

After medical school, she did an American Association for the Advancement of Science mass media fellowship at Newsweek. She then worked in communication and administration at the National Institutes of Health. She also has taught science writing at MIT, and she spent two years as visiting professor of technical communication at Beijing Medical University (now Peking University Health Science Center). Before coming to Texas A&M University in 1989, she was assistant dean for teaching at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.

Dr. Gastel is the author of three books: Presenting Science to the Public  (ISI Press, 1983), Teaching Science: A Guide for College and Professional School Instructors (Oryx Press, 1991), and Health Writer's Handbook, now in its second edition (Blackwell Publishing, 2005). In addition, she has authored, with Robert A. Day, the most recent editions of How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper (ABC-CLIO, 2006, 2011, and 2016). She also has written many articles and chapters on writing, editing, teaching, and medical topics. From 2000 to 2010, she edited Science Editor, the periodical of the Council of Science Editors.

From 1996 through 2007, Dr. Gastel directed the US aspect of a program, funded by the China Medical Board of New York, to teach English-language biomedical writing and editing in Asia. Since its establishment in 2007, she has played a lead role in AuthorAID (, a UK-based project to help researchers in developing countries to write about and publish their work.

Dr. Gastel has received awards from the American Medical Writers Association

and the Council of Science Editors, and she is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In 2006, the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences named her an Honored Editor in the Life Sciences. She was the 2010 recipient of the John P. McGovern Science and Society Award, given by the scientific research society Sigma Xi. She also received the 2012 Texas A&M University Distinguished Achievement Award for Extension, Outreach, Continuing Education, or Professional Development and the 2015 Texas A&M University Bush Excellence Award for Faculty in Public Service.