Peg Duthie

Embodying the Chicago Manual of Style Heading to Music City Masquerade 2017 as the Chicago Manual of Style


I've served as the Frist Art Museum's lead editor since 2015.

I've worked on more than forty projects for Vanderbilt University Press, primarily as a copy editor and sometimes as a preformatter, proofreader, or indexer. Some of the books I've helped with:
  • William G. Acree Jr., Everyday Reading (2011)
  • M. Cristina Alcalde, The Woman in the Violence (2010)
  • Jose Amador, Medicine and Nation-Building in the Americas, 1890–1940 (2015)
  • Ester Carolina Apesoa-Varano and Charles S. Varano, Conflicted Health Care (2014)
  • Michael Avery and Danielle McLaughlin, The Federalist Society (2013)
  • Lesley Bartlett and Ofelia Garcia, Additive Schooling in Subtractive Times (2011)
  • Deborah Cohn, The Latin American Literary Boom and U.S. Nationalism during the Cold War (2012)
  • Jerry Elmer, Felon for Peace (2005)
  • Nora Jacobson, Dignity and Health (2012)
  • Deborah Kowal, The China-US Partnership to Prevent Spina Bifida (2015)
  • Matt Leighninger, The Next Form of Democracy (2006)
  • Andrés I. Prieto, Missionary Scientists (2011)
  • Akiko Tsuchiya and William G. Acree Jr., Empire's End (2016)
  • Sherry Velasco, Lesbians in Early Modern Spain (2011)


  • Maite Zubiaurre's Talking Trash: Cultural Uses of Waste received Vanderbilt's Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Prize for best book in the area of art or medicine in 2020.

    Nora Kenworthy's Mistreated: The Political Consequences of the Fight Against AIDS in Lesotho received the 2016 Goldberg Prize.

    Esther Isabelle Wilder's Wheeling and Dealing: Living with Spinal Cord Injury received the 2004 Goldberg Prize.

    Rosalie G. Riegle's Doing Time for Peace: Resistance, Family, and Community was a Choice "Outstanding Academic Title of 2013." Riegle received the Oral History Association's Vox Populi Award for "Outstanding Achievement in Using Oral History to Create a More Just and Humane World."

    Robert Cummings's Lazy Virtues received the Modern Language Association's Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize.

    A Life of Control: Stories of Living with Diabetes, by Alan K. Graber, Anne W. Brown, and Kathleen Wolff, was named one of the best consumer health books of 2010 by Library Journal.

    The Secret: Love, Marriage, and HIV, by Jennifer Hirsch, Holly Wardlow, Daniel Jordan Smith, Harriet M. Phinney, Shanti Parikh, and Constance A. Nathanson was named an Outstanding Academic Title of 2010 by Choice.

    I have also worked on books published by Cambridge University Press, Stanford University Press, and others.


    At Duthie Learning, I edited scripts for the following clients:

    Averitt Express
  • Hazardous Materials Transportation, 2008


  • Caterpillar
  • Anti-Money Laundering & Export Controls, 2005
  • Life of a Deal - Marine, 2005
  • Physical Damage Coverage, 2006


  • Department of Defense - Military Healthcare System
  • AHLTA Dental Training Series, 2006


  • HCA
  • Introduction to the Medicare IRF-PAI, 2006
  • 2006 DRG Coding Course, 2006
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Regulations and Requirements, 2005
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapy, 2005 and 2006 (program updates)
  • Medicare Fraud and Abuse, 2005
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Prospective Payment System, 2005
  • Outpatient Laboratory Billing, 2005
  • Overview of the UB-92, 2005


  • LKQ
  • Forecast Budget Training, 2009


  • PivotHealth
  • HIPAA: How We Protect Patient Privacy, 2006


  • As the author of numerous courses and texts, I am familiar with the experience of receiving as well as supplying edits.

    For more information, please e-mail me. I look forward to hearing from you.