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Mr. Kevin De-Voy

Athena Communications (Leicester) Ltd


+44 (0)116 288 2138
+44(0) 792 168 3495

St Wolstan's House
Church Nook
Wigston Magna
Leicestershire LE18 3RA
United Kingdom

Skills And Services Offered:

A medical communications consultant with extensive industry experience, providing medical writing/editing and strategic communications consultancy services.
Capabilities include:

  • Comprehensive project management experience
  • Development and implementation of strategic communication plans
  • Writing/editing for a range of audiences including the general public, pharmaceutical industry personnel and medical professionals
  • Manuscripts, reviews, proceedings and supplements
  • Abstracts and posters
  • Meeting reports and competitor reviews
  • Product monographs, training manuals and training aids
  • Medical education materials including sales aids, detail aids, marketing compendiums, competitor reviews and SWAT analyses
  • Newsletters and press releases
  • Formulary dossiers, SOPs, data sheets and PILs
  • Slides, slide kits, videos and web-based media
  • Editorial organisation and management of meetings, conferences, advisory boards, symposia and workshops
  • Development of speaker presentation materials including abstracts, briefing notes and slides
  • Management of speaker slide previews and presentation rehearsals
  • Effective client and speaker liaison


• Anaesthesia
• Anti-infectives: antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS
• Blood disorders: anaemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, sickle-cell disease, thalassaemia
• Cardiovascular: angina, atypical haemolytic syndrome, CHD, hypertension and thrombosis
• Dermatology: acne, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis and wound management
• Endocrine/metabolic: diabetes, diabetic neuropathy, hyperphosphataemia, hyperparathyroidism
• Gastroenterology: antiemetics, constipation, Crohn's disease, GERD, IBD, IBS, peptic ulcers, ulcerative colitis
• Men’s health: benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostatitis
• Oncology: breast, cervical, gastric, colorectal, rectal, haematological (chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, chronic myeloid leukaemia, multiple myeloma, lymphoma,), lung, oesophogeal, ovarian, prostate and skin cancers, hepatocellular carcinoma, soft-tissue sarcoma and malignant ascites
• Neurology/psychiatry: Alzheimer's disease, ADHD, bipolar disorder, DBDs, dementia, depression, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia
• Pain and inflammation: botulinum toxin type A, NSAIDs, pain management
• Respiratory: allergic rhinitis, asthma, bronchitis, COPD, rhinosinusitis
• Rheumatology: osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
• Vaccines
• Women’s health: HRT

Other Information:

Extensive industry experience

  • Freelance editorial consultant since July 2000
  • Over 24 years' medical writing experience, including 6 years in international medical communications agencies
  • Six years' experience in medical information services in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Eight years' experience in R&D in the pharmaceutical industry
  • MSc Medical Microbiology
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Class 2.1 Honours)