1960 - MT (ASCP) Medical Technology, Albany Medical Center School of Medical Technology
1959 - BS Medical Technology, University of North Carolina
Ms Schatken’s university studies focused on medical technology. After graduating she worked for six years in specialized hematology and research laboratories: the Albany Medical Center (New York), Mallory Institute (Boston), Tufts Medical School (Boston), Upstate Medical Center (State University of New York, NY), and the Jewish Medical Center (New York). She then went into medical publishing at Harper & Row, later moving to the magazine Medical World News. In 1970, she began working as an independent medical editor and writer. Her work has included preparing reports for physicians, pamphlets/booklets for pharmaceutical houses, abstracts of medical articles, and conference presentations. She has also copyedited medical and scientific journals and books for a variety of publishers, including Springer (New York and Tokyo), Oxford University Press, Little Brown, Raven Press, Harper & Row, Appleton-Century Crofts, and Churchill Livingstone, and has editing experience in the following areas: Social sciences, genetics, geriatrics, pediatrics, dermatology, surgery, pathology, anesthesiology, radiology, bacteriology, public health, obstetrics/gynecology, vascular disorders, forensic medicine, legal medicine, neurology, psychiatry, the eye, psychopharmacology, biochemistry, physiology, hematology, coronary care, immunology, and orthopedics. Ms Schatken joined Edanz Group as an editor and writer in 2010.