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Scientific Editing Services

RACE Scientific Writer Biography

Deborah L. Roussell, PhD, is a Scientific Writer in the Research Administration Center of Excellence (RACE). Dr. Roussell joins us from Bristol-Myers Squibb where she was an Oncology Drug Discovery Research Scientist for 18 years. Prior to that, she earned her PhD from Purdue University and completed postdoctoral research at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Her extensive scientific writing experience includes manuscripts, proposals, grants, patents, reviews, and an Ebola Response policy and protocol.

Dr. Roussell is located in Room M-41 of Jefferson Alumni Hall and may be reached by phone (215) 503-5284) or e-mail

This link requires a Jefferson campus key to access the materials and is available via RAP if off-campus.

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Additional Writing Services

For editorial assistance with manuscript preparation, contact Jennifer Wilson, MS, ELS, at Center for Teaching & Learning

For editorial assistance with grant applications to foundations and non-profit institutions, contact the Institutional Advancement team.


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