RESUME HIGHLIGHTS

EDUCATION

University of California, Santa Cruz, 2018

Science Communication Graduate Certificate

University of Florida, 2017

BS Psychology: Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience, cum laude

BFA Dance, summa cum laude

- Bylines in Science News, The Scientist, the San Jose Mercury News, Monterey County Herald, Stanford Medicine MagazineAsahi Shimbun GLOBE+, Eos, Live Science, Space.com and Mongabay  

 

- Script writing for the YouTube channel BrainCraft

REPORTING

         Live Science Staff Reporter, Health, Sep. 2019 - present

SCICOM INTERNSHIPS / FELLOWSHIPS

The Scientist Intern, Jul. - Sep. 2019  

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Science Communication Fellow, Oct. 2018 - Mar. 2019

UC San Francisco Health and Science Communication Intern, Jun. - Sep. 2018

San Jose Mercury News Intern, Apr. - Jun. 2018

Monterey County Herald Intern, Jan. -  Mar. 2018

Eos Travel Fellowship to AGU, Dec. 2017

Stanford University School of Medicine, OCPA Intern, Oct. - Dec. 2017

Roche Molecular Diagnostics Graduate Fellowship in Science Communication, 2017 - 2018

NASW Undergraduate Travel Fellowship to AAAS, Feb. 2017

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE / CLINICAL SHADOWING

UF NIMH Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention (CSEA), 2016 - 2017

MD Summer Experience at Emory University (MD-SEE), 2016   

Lab in Cognitive Neuroscience course, 2015

 

SKILLS

Excellent reporting, writing and research

Social media management + content creation

Photography + graphic design (Adobe Illustrator, some Photoshop) 

Videography + editing (Adobe Premiere)

Basic sound recording + editing (Audacity, Adobe Audition)

Basic data visualization (Plotly, RStudio)

Investigative reporting experience (filing FOIAs, building databases, searching public records, etc.) 

Lighting design + lighting crew experience 

Theatrical show production + promotion 

Dance performance + choreography

 

AREAS OF INTEREST

Brains (Neuroscience, neurology, psychology, psychiatry)

Medicine (pharmacology, translational research, health policy, culture of medicine, arts in healthcare)

Environment (conservation, sustainability, resource management, environmental policy, ecology)

Science in society (education, policy, social justice, public perception of science) 

Intersection of science and art