An award-winning communicator, William Van Nostran has extensive credits as an independent writer for pharmaceutical companies and medical communication agency clients. His clients have included Pfizer, Warner-Lambert (Parke-Davis), Johnson & Johnson, Ortho, CIBA, Epilepsy Foundation, and the National Cancer Institute, among others.
Van Nostran assists Akron Children's research investigators in preparing study protocols, journal manuscripts, poster presentations and grant applications. He also designs and implements research survey instruments. He is adept at writing for print, video and digital applications.
In instructional design, Van Nostran has developed training programs for CME credit, pharmaceutical company representative training materials, and patient education literature. Among non-medical accomplishments, he developed interactive kiosks for the Maltz Museum of Jewish History, published books on educational media writing, and taught scriptwriting workshops at industry conferences, and the graduate corporate communications program at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
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