Annette Mendoza

Annette Mendoza

Editor

Expertise

Medicine

Education

University of California, San Diego

Highlights

I truly believe that ‘knowledge is power’ and having the ability to access meaningful information can lead to transformative change—especially pertaining to health.

— Annette Mendoza

Experience

As a former scientific editor for Cactus Communications, Annette Mendoza worked closely with an editorial team to review and edit manuscripts for publication in medical journals around the world. There, she provided expert language editing and full manuscript formatting services. She also researched and created more than 50 educational presentations for the UC San Diego medical community, spanning a variety of topics in medicine. Prior to receiving her medical degree, Annette served as a Diabetes Therapy Associate for Medtronic Diabetes, a medical device company dedicated to helping people manage diabetes with insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring.

Education

Annette received a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from UCLA

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