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Check out the video above for a summary of my editing service.

My name is Jim Hesson, and I run Academic English Solutions. I copyedit academic and scientific manuscripts, and I teach English for Academic Purposes online to researchers and university students. 

I revise academic manuscripts, including research papers, scientific journal articles, randomized clinical trial reports, systematic review articles,  monographs, dissertations, grant proposals. I have revised over 1,900 research papers published in various peer-reviewed journals.

Click on these links to read more about my editing service and for my online classes.

My certifications and professional development:

I am a certified Editor of the Life Sciences (ELS) granted by the Board of Editors of the Life Sciences: BELS.

I have earned the American Medical Writers Association's Essential Skills 

certificate for medical writers. 


I have earned a certificate of Copyediting from the University of California at San Diego.

I am currently near to completing a certificate in Medical Writing from the University of California at San Diego.

I have earned a 
certificate on the APA Style Manual. 

I am a member of the following professional organizations: 

The American Medical Writers Association  


Editorial Freelancers Association


San Diego Science Writers Association


Board of Editors in the Life Sciences


My education and teaching experience:

I have a Master's in education from the University of Massachusetts. I am certified to teach English literature and English language learners in Massachusetts and California. I have taught English as a Second Language (ESL) in the Czech Republic, Brazil, California and Massachusetts. I have taught English language learners online from around the world. 


Contact me for a free quote or if you have any questions about my editing service:


You can also connect with me on LinkedIn so we can easily stay in touch:

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