Ellen Y Kuwana, MS

Seattle, WA


I have a master's degree from Univ. Ca. San Francisco (UCSF) and have worked at the University of Washington and Seattle Children's Research Institute from 1998-present. I am the copy editor for the Journal of Environmental Health, which uses APA style. I've done all types of writing and can help you improve your writing by clearly explaining why I am making the suggested edits.

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I can edit your manuscript, shorten a grant application or write an abstract. I am especially adept at medical/scientific topics.

I am a professional copy editor and science writer. I have more than 20 years of experience and I can edit journal manuscripts, grant applications and technical documents. Happy to edit nontechnical text, also. Familiar with AP Style and Chicago Manual of Style, as well as APA. I also have written and edited website copy, blog posts, magazine articles and newsletter articles.

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Copy Editing

I can show you how to format your references in APA style.…


Polish a PowerPoint

I can review your presentation and edit for grammar,…


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