Lauri Arnstein Williams

Patient Involvement Expert

Why Plain Language Summaries?

“Every patient has the right to clear, accessible and relevant scientific content. Plain language summaries are so important in this context, enabling us to communicate complex research without compromising on scientific accuracy or transparency.”


As Scientific Director, Patient Partnerships at Envision Pharma Group, Lauri focused on bringing the patient voice into all aspects of medical communications in an ethical, substantial and evidence-based way. Her passion for patient involvement stems from her background in clinical medicine, combined with several years of medical writing experience. Lauri is committed to developing guidance and best practices for PLS, and is involved in working groups for Patient Focused Medicines Development (PFMD) and the International Society for Medical Publications Professionals (ISMPP).