Greg Leonard is a writer, editor and communications consultant specializing in research, medicine and health. He has extensive experience developing content for public and professional audiences; managing programs, projects and publications; and supporting strategic planning activities in the healthcare, government and not-for-profit sectors.
As manager of communications at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Greg oversaw the organization’s news magazine, web presence, patient publications, marketing and brand management. He wrote and edited hundreds of articles on cardiovascular health, medicine and research for general and professional audiences and produced extensive web content.
As a contractor to NASA’s life sciences program, he produced and led the development of a wide variety of educational materials, web content and reference books dealing with the complex effects of space on humans and other living systems. His work with NASA and the Ottawa Heart Institute garnered several awards. Prior to that, he worked in science policy and advocacy in the state of California.
Throughout his career, Greg has been involved in numerous strategic planning exercises, helping to design, conduct and report on these activities at the program and organizational levels. As a writer/analyst with Intersol, he has continued this emphasis, working with more than a dozen federal agencies and other national organizations.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and English and a Master’s degree in Literature, both from Drake University.