DIANA REYNOLDS ROOME - writer, editor
1922 Miramonte Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94040, USA
Tel/Fax: 650-964-1399 e-mail: rroome@pacbell.net
Web site: www.dianarr.com

1991-present: Articles on health, social issues, travel and other subjects have appeared in USA, UK and Canada, in: Newsweek, Reader's Digest, Parenting, Yoga Journal, Fine Gardening, Baby Talk, Hope, The Guardian, The Independent, Toronto Globe & Mail, Alternative Medicine, Nurseweek, Therapy Weekly, Community Care, Continuing Care, San Francisco, San Francisco Chronicle, Mercury News, San Jose Magazine, San Jose Business Journal, Palo Alto Weekly, South Bay Accent, Bay Area Parent, Current, India Currents, Marketplace (MPR), et al.

2001-present: Health and Fitness writer for Mountain View Voice.

2002-present: Consulting editor: Stanford Graduate School of Business (academic papers and case studies).

2003 The Elephant's Pillow, (Frances Lincoln, UK; Farrar, Straus Giroux, USA), awarded Parents' Choice silver honor.

1991-2002 Freelance editor, tutor in English, and writing coach working on various projects, from books to lyrics. Tutor (English and creative writing) to students with Learning Disabilities, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, California (1991-96).

1990-91 Co-authored Everyday Heroes of the Quality Movement (Dorset House, NY 1991) with process control consultant Perry Gluckman, PhD.

1980-89 Wrote articles on health and social issues for The Guardian, The Independent, Parents, World Medicine, Nursing Mirror, She, Current (UK). Articles on quality and process control for San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Business Journal, Electronic Engineering Times, Management Digest, Manufacturing Systems, PC Fab, Printed Circuit News.

1976-79 Staff feature writer for Community Care magazine (IPC Business Press), London. Researched and wrote articles on health and social issues. Freelance articles for The Guardian, World Medicine, Nursing Mirror, She, Woman, 19, Mother and Baby.

1973-75 Writer/Editor for Mary Glasgow Publications, London (now Scholastic).

1969-72 Teacher of English as a second language at: Raj Laxmi Institute, Nepal and Language Center, Wolverhampton, UK.

EDUCATION: B.A.(Hons.) English and Music, York University, UK Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Oxford University

AWARDS:
2006 California Endowment Fellowship in Health Journalism (Annenberg School of Journalism)
2000 C. Everett Koop Award for medical journalism (American Heart Association)
1997 Jack London Writers Award for fiction (California Writers Club)
1979 IPC Writer of the Year Award, (International Publishing Corporation, UK)

2000 - present: Member of Board, Peninsula Stroke Association (PSA).

 

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