Sherri Damlo is the owner of Damlo Edits, a division of Damlo Does, LLC. Sherri holds a bachelor's of arts degree in English and Creative Writing from the University of Kansas. She has been involved in the creation of educational materials since 2002 and has been a professional editor since 2005. She also has laboratory experience in the biological sciences and has been trained in laboratory methods and field collection. She has worked on numerous field projects for the Kansas Biological Survey, Kansas Wildlife and Parks, and the Environmental Protection Agency.
She began her career in medical editing at a medical transcription company where she worked as a medical proofreader. She then went on to work on the editorial staff for the American Academy of Family Physicians, was a medical editor for a medical communications company, and then an editor for a continuing medical education firm. Currently, she runs Damlo Does, LLC, located in Everett, WA, and she is a board member for the Northwest Science Writers Association.
A global editor
As a medical, scientific, and technical editor, she works with clients across the globe, including those from China, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. She enjoys the challenges and rewards that come from working with authors whose first language is not English.
Some of her current and past clients include:
- American Association for Clinical Chemistry
- American College of Chest Physicians
- American Scientific Publishers
- Challenger Corporation
- Clinical Care Options
- H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
- Institute of Physics
- Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
- Thieme Medical Publishers
- Zodiac Aerospace
Editorial areas of expertise
Her therapeutic areas of expertise include oncology, clinical chemistry, cardiology, women's health, neurology, geriatrics, endocrinology, pediatrics, and general medicine. Her scientific areas of experience include physics, astronomy, chemistry, and entomology.
Active member of the community
Sherri is an active member of her community. She is a 2013 board member for the Northwest Science Writers Association and helps run the Events Calendar. She also holds membership in the Northwest Independent Editors Guild. Sherri currently volunteers as a proofreader for Project Gutenberg. Previously, she was a member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee at the Puget Sound Veterans Affairs Health Care System, a community member post she held for 3 years. She has been a creative writing judge for the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research for 2 years and a volunteer photographer for her local high school's athletic department.