Heather Leitch

Writer/Editor/Web Editor

Location icon United States

I have more than 15 years experience creating and editing website content for software companies, health care organizations, and schools to make sure the writing is active, instructive and SEO compliant.

Past projects include:
• Writing and editing web pages, blogs, brochures, manuals and magazine articles.
• Designing, administering and writing for a medical web page
• Managing a teen health Facebook page

Skills include:
• WordPress
• DreamWeaver
• TeamSite
• SharePoint
• Copy editing, project planning, proofreading and writing

Stanford Health Care intranet
Show Some Love, Name a TUG

Stanford Supply Chain launched a TUG-naming contest in honor of the TUG robots going live in the new hospital.

Stanford Health Care intranet
TUG Naming: It's Yosemite by a Nose

Stanford Supply Chain hosted a TUG-naming contest. This is the result, and a write-up of the event.

Keeping Kids Balanced in the Age of Electronics

Posted on Aug 17, 2011 The media has been around for decades, but the plethora of technology options today dwarfs what was available even 20 years ago. Between television, MP3 players, video games, computers, cell phones and portable electronic devices, kids' lives could easily be consumed by electronic devices.

Stanford Health Care intranet
A Day in the Life of a TUG Robot

Stanford Supply Chain uses robots to deliver food, linen, and gift shop items to different departments.

In Praise of EQ Dads

Father's Day may feel like it has been an institution forever, but it was only ratified as a national holiday in 1972. President Richard Nixon officially designated the third Sunday in June as Father's Day. Father's Day found its official recognition after a nearly 50-year struggle.

Delivering Medical Wonders

Posted on Oct 2, 2012 Two years ago, Gwen realized that while her job as director of constituent communications at U.C. Santa Cruz was rewarding, she wanted more in her life: she wanted a family. She'd been dating, but hadn't found her soul mate.

Mothers, Our First EQ Mentors

Teachers fill a vital role in kids' lives, but for many kids, one teacher that is there year-in and year-out is their mom. Mothers teach us explicitly and implicitly, by example and through lessons and lectures. This Mother's Day we celebrate the women who are on the front line in promoting emotional intelligence, life skills and resiliency.

Emergency Vascular Surgery Saves Patient's Life

Posted on Jan 13, 2012 Longtime PAMF patient Jim Black, 73, takes good care of himself. He leads an active life and his health was always something he could rely on, until one Friday when his health took a dramatic turn for the worse.

'I Savor Every Moment'

Posted on Sep 26, 2012 When John Franco developed a splitting headache three years ago, he never imagined this would be the start of a year-long odyssey. At his wife Elizabeth's urging, he went to see his doctor, William E. Straw, M.D., who sent him to PAMF's Palo Alto Center for a CT scan.

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