I have nearly 30 years of experience and an international reputation in the specialized field of science communications for science- and technology-based companies, academic/non-profit research institutions, and scientific professional organizations.  Capabilities include:  strategic planning, media relations, science writing/editing, crisis communications, conference support, and collateral materials. 

Major Projects

Cross-Border Science Journalism (co-organizer), Institute of the Americas, La Jolla (2013)

World Conference of Science Journalists, Doha, Qatar (2011)

Science Media Center of Japan (inaugural symposium), Waseda University, Tokyo (2010)

Genetics & Public Policy Center, External Review Committee (2005)

Sea Grant National Media Relations Program, Technical Review Panel (2004)

The Sequence of the Human Genome, News Conference Moderator (2001)

Salk Institute for Biological Research, Interim Director of Public Relations (1998)

News Briefings Moderator, AAAS Annual Meeting (1996-2004)

With Jane Goodall, 1997 Tyler Prize recipient

Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, Press Officer (1996-2000)

Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference, Press Officer (1995-1998)

2nd International Conference on Engineered Vaccines for Cancer and AIDS, Press Officer (1995)

International Conference on Gene Therapy of Cancer, Press Officer (1992-1993)

International Conference on Rhinoceros Conservation and Biology, Zoological Society of San Diego, Press Officer (1991)

U.S. Export Controls in a Changed Global Environment, National Academy of Sciences, Press Officer (1991)