Policy Writing Workshop

Drew Westmoreland, UCLA Public Health, Graduate Writing Center Consultant

This presentation is an introduction to writing in policy-related fields such as public policy and public health. This overview focuses on writing memos and white papers and discusses considerations such as writing for a particular audience, best practices for writing memos and white papers, and resources available for additional help with these genres. (Approx. 17 mins. Recorded in 2018.)

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Policy Writing: Memos and White Papers Video

Drew Westmoreland completed a PhD in Epidemiology at UCLA in 2018. Her research interests are in infectious disease and social epidemiology specifically focusing on the influences of social networks on sexual health behaviors and sexually transmitted diseases.

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