About me

I am Dr Alex Wilde, a medical writer since 2001, with a flair for scientific writing and knowledge across a broad range of therapeutic areas.

With a background in both academic medicine and health journalism, I am able to synthesise complex scientific data into audience-ready publishable   material to a high standard.

Whether you need evidence-based technical reports, manuscripts or case studies for a specialist medical audience or a consumer health piece or patient information, I can deliver completed high quality projects to suit your brief.

My PhD and post doctoral program in psychiatry trained me in quantitative and qualitative scientific methodology, MeSH heading searches, literature reviews, systematic review and meta-analysis, multivariate statistical analysis and interpretation and producing peer-reviewed publications in scientific  journals. I am also a peer reviewer.

My Master’s journalism training furnished me with skills in writing  investigative journalism, print features, White papers and engaging web content.

I have a passion for writing from concept to production. I am experienced in meeting client requirements in a timely manner, with open communication through your preferred channel from first to final draft.

When I am not immersed in the written word, I can be found snorkelling with wobbegongs and turtles, hiking in the beautiful Australian bush or practicing my newfound interest in watercolour painting.


Doctor of Philosophy in Psychiatry 2011
University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia.

Master of Arts Journalism 2003
University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.

Bachelor of Science in Biological Science 1996
University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK.


University of New South Wales Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence 2011. Awarded to acknowledge excellence in postdoctoral achievements.

University of New South WalesMcConaghy Prize in Psychiatry 2008.
Awarded for excellence in postgraduate research in Psychiatry.

National Press Club of Australia Excellence in Health Journalism Award 2005.
Awarded for a series of articles on topical issues in mental health and the voices of people with a lived experience, published in the Sydney Morning Herald Health and Science section.




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