Medical Writer Joy Pierce Mathews
Medical Writer/Internet Marketing Specialist
Summit Medical Group
Joy Pierce Mathews writes original articles as well as information about health care services, physicians, disease states, and news for the Summit Medical Group website. Ms. Pierce Mathews is a 2013 Ava Digital Gold Award winner for Best Web Content, 2012 Hermes Creative Gold Award winner for Best Web Copy, 2012 Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals Ava Gold Award winner, 2011 American Business Association Stevie Awards finalist for Best Writing and Content for a Web Site, 2011 MarCom Gold Award winner for Best Health/Health Care Web Site Content, and a 2012 and 2011 eHealthcare Strategy & Trends Leadership Award winner for Best Health and Health Care Content. She also has received honorable mentions and awards for her landing pages, home pages, print brochures, and patient guides.
Ms. Pierce Mathews has more than 20 years’ experience writing and editing professional and consumer interactive and print content in medical education, communications, and medical/health care publications. Before joining Summit Medical Group, she was Associate Creative Director for Ignite Health in Somerset, New Jersey, where she managed the copy and editorial staff, wrote content, and developed strategies for professional and consumer pharmaceutical Web sites. Her previous positions include Editorial Director for Cline, Davis & Mann Interactive (CDMi) Connect in New York City; Editorial Director for MediMedia Educational Group in Chatham, New Jersey; Senior Medical Editor/Medical Writer for Thomson Healthcare in Montvale, New Jersey; Managing Editor for Cardinal Health in Wayne, New Jersey; and Managing Editor/Science Writer for HeartInfo, an award-winning website for cardiovascular information. She began her writing career at CBS Masterworks in New York City. Ms. Pierce Mathews is a member of the Healthcare Business Women’s Association, American Medical Writers Association, Council of Science Editors, and Modern Language Association.
Ms. Pierce Mathews studied violoncello at The Cleveland Institute of Music in Cleveland, Ohio, and earned a BA with concentration in writing and English at Montclair University in Montclair, New Jersey. After graduating, she studied violoncello at The Juilliard School of Music in New York City, while teaching and performing professionally in the New York metropolitan area. She has been a faculty member at Kent Place School in Summit, New Jersey, and Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, New Jersey, and she has taught part time at Bloomfield College and Montclair State University. In addition to her medical writing, Ms. Pierce Mathews is a published poet, librettist, chamber music arranger, and short-story author.