Maria KoĊ‚towska-Häggström

Proper Medical Writing

Maria is a co-owner of Proper Medical Writing, the first Polish medical writing agency, and an independent consultant, affiliated to the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health at Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. In 1991, she began working within the pharmaceutical industry where she gained experience in both the marketing and medical sides of the business. Between 2001 and 2013, Maria worked at Pharmacia (later Pfizer) in Stockholm, Sweden, where she was responsible for large research databases and patient registries. Maria led numerous research groups investigating growth hormone disorders based on real-life clinical data. She has an extensive track record of quality of life and patient-reported outcomes research. Furthermore, she lectured at different meetings related to late phase drug development and patient registries. She is a member of the European Medical Writers Association, European Association of Scientific Editors, European Society of Endocrinology, and Growth Hormone Research Society. She is also a reviewer for a number of peer-reviewed journals, an Associate Editor for BMC Endocrine Disorders and a section editor for Medical Writing.