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Catherine Richards Golini teaches English to student radiologic technologists (radiographers) and bio-medical analysts in Locarno, Switzerland. She is currently writing up her PhD in Applied Linguistics ( 'A corpus driven lexical analysis of patient information for radiography', Swansea University). She is a student member of the editorial board of the Elsevier journal 'English for Specific Purposes' and also works professionally as an editor and proofreader of academic texts. She is the founder of EALTHY which was set up after the success of the 1st English for Healthcare conference in Locarno. She co-produces the teaching materials for EALTHY & is responsible for the website.
Stevan Mijomanović is a teaching assistant of Medical English at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia. His work is at an intersection of language, healthcare, and education. Stevan teaches medical and nursing students. He has published several papers and works as an editor, translator, and proof-reader of academic texts. He is currently a doctoral student with a focus on medical terminology, terminology planning, and plain language. His main interests are terminology, language of medicine, applied linguistics, and cognitive linguistics.
Ros Wright has focused on English for Medical Purposes (EMP) since 1998, when she trained qualified doctors to pass the oral component of the US medical equivalency exam. She has since co-authored several EMP titles, including Good Practice: Communication Skills in English for the Medical Practitioner (Cambridge University Press), which won the 2008 BESIG-David Riley Award for Innovation in ESP. Ros holds an MA in ELT Materials Development, is twice President of TESOL France and is currently member of both the Proposals and Conference Committees of IATEFL.
Petra Zrníková lives in Slovakia and teaches courses for General Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery and Public Health at Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University in Bratislava. She designed a syllabus for the course “English for Medical Sciences (level C1)” for an international certificate examination in the UNIcert certification system (Germany). In her research work she deals with teaching and testing communication skills and teaching material design. She is a co-author of a coursebook “English in General Medicine” and an author of “Medical English Communication”.