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First nameLast nameOrganizationE-mail addressJob titleAreas of interest (30 words max)
AllegraAbramoself-employed
RichardAdairAllochthon Enterprisesradair@allochthon.comEnergy ReporterEnergy, Renewable Energy, Earth Sciences, Environment, Geothermal, Enhanced Geothermal Systems, Engineered Geothermal Systems, EGS, Earthquakes, Geophysics, Physics, Chemistry, Energy Regulation, Seismology, Geodesy
ClaytonAldernaldern@caldern.xyzFreelance/ConsultantScience policy, environmental justice, neuroscience
LindseyAmtmannlindseyamtmann@gmail.comscience writer and project managerI ensure that technical information is understood by all, no matter what level of expertise the stakeholders possess or their professional discipline. Translate engineering, science, and technical information from expert-to-layperson and from expert-to-expert. Help decision-makers clarify stakeholder issues when laypeople do not possess quite the right words to express their ideas and concerns.Turn science into terrific stories for the public, educators, parents, and children. Determine what needs to be written and how to get it out there.
LauraAndersonPATH
KenAndersonPATHkanderson@path.orgSenior Media Relations AssociateResearch, technology and innovations impacting global health and development
BryonyAngellFreelance Writerhello@bryonyangell.comFreelance writer and bloggerConservation advocacy, birding, experience of nature with children, citizen science and women's health care issues
DavidAnsleyansley.david@gmail.com
JakeAshcraftSouth Seattle Collegejake.ashcraft@gmail.comProfessor and Science CommunicatorScientific and technical writing, technical editing, science editing, freelance and contract work
Kevin M.Baileykmacbailey@gmail.com
SimonBakkesimondbakke@gmail.comBringing clarity to issues with multiple forms of media– graphic design, photography, creative and journalistic writing, and Podcast / audio work.
JohnBallenotPATH
JamesBarlowUniversity of Oregonjimbarlow72@gmail.comDirector of Science and Research CommunicationsLife sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, medicine
LauraBassettWoodland Park ZooL.E.Bassett@gmail.comWriter; ZookeeperZoology, animal behavior, animal husbandry, conservation, environment, natural history, life sciences, biology, astronomy, space, interpretive planning, free-choice learning, play, zoos, museums, nature centers
LorenBaughlorenbaugh@gmail.comResearch Scientist/EngineerI'm interested in science and medical writing and editing opportunities. My expertise and science writing experience is in the fields of Molecular Cell Biology, Bioengineering, and Protein Science.
KarenBerg Brighamself-employedkbbrigham@gmail.comScientific writer/editorInternational health policy
Health services research
Economic analysis
Regulatory analysis
Health Technology Assessment
Chronic disease
Orphan drugs
DavidBergerdavidberger@hilakers.orgfreelancenature, environment, marine issues and energy, including the human story as well as the scientific.
RachelBerkowitzrdberkowitz@gmail.comResearch Analyst & Science WriterI currently divide my time between working on an artificial intelligence start-up company, called i2k Connect, and writing for scientific publications based in the US and Europe. I am available for freelance science and technical writing - please feel free to contact me!

I began my science writing career as the founding contributor to Physics Today’s ‘Down to Earth’ column from 2011-2014. After completing my Ph.D. (2013) in geophysics in Cambridge, England, I took a science writing/communications position at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. For more details, please visit www.rberkowitz.net
KristinaBjorankristina.bjoran@gmail.comSenior User Experience DesignerWith a Masters from MIT in science writing, my career has taken me into user experience design. Strong interests remain in emerging technologies.
PaulaBlasiGroup Health Research Instituteblasi.p@ghc.orgResearch AssociatePublic health, health care, health policy, health literacy
SusannahBloch
PaulaBock
AlanBoyleCosmic Log / GeekWirealan@cosmiclog.comAerospace and science editorSpace, physical sciences, archaeology, anthropology, astronomy, paleontology
MichaelBradburyREALsciencembradbury@realscience.usFounderClimate Change, Astronomy, Physics, Marine Biology, Open Science, History of Science, Citizen Science
KarenBrandvickSeattle Cancer Care Alliance
AshleyBraunFreelance JournalistFreelance Science and Environmental JournalistEcology, conservation, food and agriculture, climate change, fact-checking
KellyBrennerkellybrenner@gmail.comNaturalist, Writer, Photographer, creator of The Metropolitan Field GuideI write about urban wildlife habitat on my website and I'm currently expanding to more natural history writing and working on a book.
TheresaBritschgiWashington State Opportunity Scholarshiptbritschgi@waopportunityscholarship.orgDirector, WSOS Program DirectorIncreasing the public interest and enthusiasm for science and engineering - particularly in high school students, undergraduates, and their teachers and mentors
AmyBrodbeckUniversity of Washingtonamyb2015@uw.eduMaster's Candidate, University of Washington
JakeBuehlerFreelancebuehlerjake@gmail.comScience WriterBiology, Natural History, Biodiversity, Evolution
GeorgeBukota
EdmundButlerHealth Innovation NWEd@healthinnovator.orgPresidentInnovation in cancer research and cancer care.
TerriButlerselfterri.butler@mac.com
CarolCahill
ScottCalhoun
meganchambersWashington State Opportunity Scholarshipmegan.rose.chambers@gmail.comCommunications OfficerNon profit
Education Advocacy
ShelleyChestlerUniversity of Washington Seattleschesty11@gmail.comGraduate StudentCurrently I am a graduate student researching earthquakes. After I finish my Ph.D. I hope to break in to science journalism.
AnneClarkUniversity of Washingtonanclel@gmail.comGraduate Student
JohnClemensjclemens@harbornet.comScience communicatorWater resources, flooding, groundwater, rivers, water quality, natural hazards, water chemistry, computer modeling, streamflow
LouisaCockbilllouisa.cockbill@gmail.comScience WriterMy PhD was in Biochemistry but my interests include any and all areas of biomedical research. In particular: cancer biology, immunology, pathology, microbiology. But I'm happy to write about other scientific disciplines.
JeanColleyColley Associatescolleyj@comcast.netRetired editor for Washington State Medical Association; follow science/medicine issues.
LauraCooleyUWLaura.samidoun@gmail.comWriter-Editor and Public Health SpecialistGlobal health; Continuing Medical Education; Environmental Sciences; history of war and peace
AmyCorreaamy.e.correa@gmail.comEnvironmental Research, Communications, & Outreach, Writer/PublisherI'm passionate about interdisciplinary environmental research, communication, and outreach with various stakeholders and constituencies. The theme of my academic and professional career is that of science/technical communication for diverse audiences, and environmental protection, focused on climate change and watershed/marine issues, especially for the Pacific Northwest region.
MartaCourseyWashington State UniversityCAHNRS Director of Communications
EmilyCousins
John G.CramerUniversity of Washingtonjcramer@uw.eduProfessor EmeritusI write a bimonthly science column "The Alternate View" published in Analog SF Magazine. I'm a retired UW Professor of Physics, and I continue to do research in nuclear physics and in quantum optics.
SusanCurhanCommunications & Marketing LeaderScurhan@gmail.comMarketing And Communications Leadership-Building brand reputation and driving revenue through Communications and Marketing.
-Measuring comfmunications impact against business goals
-Multi-media storytelling
-Media Relations beyond press releases
-Integrated Communications
LINDADahlstromFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centerldahlstr@fredhutch.orgDirector of editorial / Editor of Fred Hutch News Service
SeanaDavidsonUniversity of Washingtonseana.davidson@gmail.comResearch Associate ProfessorMicrobiology, environmental microbiology, symbiosis, science writing education, illustration
JoelDavisjoel_davis@comcast.netFreelance Writer
JenniferDavisonUrban@UW, University of Washingtonjnfrdvsn@uw.eduProgram ManagerScience communication, community engagement, co-creation of knowledge, public participation in scientific research, sustainability, urban resilience
Stevende Jesus CarrionBenaroya Research InstitutePostdoctoral Research AssociateInflammation, Oncology, Microbiology
TomDeSpain
AndreaDetter
AnneDevineAnne Devine Communications, LLCa_devine100@hotmail.comPrincipalMarketing, medical and science writing; communications strategy planning; project management; media relations.
SarahDeWeerdts.e.deweerdt@gmail.comfreelance science writer & editorbiology, medicine, & the environment
RonDiGiacomo
Sandra RipleyDistelhorstNW Health Communicationssandrad@nwhealthcomm.comSenior Science Writer and EditorI provide evidence-based writing and editing services with a focus on environmental science and medicine. My clients include individual researchers, research groups and professional associations.
LindseyDoermannldoermann@gmail.comSenior Editor
MariaDolanFreelance Writermariaidolan@gmail.comFreelance JournalistEnvironment, culture, food and health.
BrianDonohueUW Medicinebriandonohue62@gmail.comPublic information editorI write about medical research, clinical care and public policy.
SandiDoughtonThe Seattle Timessdoughton@seattletimes.comScience Reporter
BreannaDraxlerbreanna.draxler@gmail.comFormer editor at Popular Science and Discover magazines. Experience in print, online, podcasts, and radio. Now Seattle-based and looking for what's next in my science communication career.
JenessaDuncombeOregon State Universityjrduncombe@gmail.com
ElisabethEavesBulletin of the Atomic Scientistselisabeth.eaves@gmail.comwriter and editorbiosecurity, conservation, climate change, marine life, nuclear energy, oceans, global public health, renewable energy, weapons of mass destruction
AmyEisenfeld
RichardEllsells.rick@gmail.comSenior WebmasterEvolution, Cooperation
PaigeEmbrypaembry@comcast.netfreelance writernative bees, geology, paleoclimate, soils, agriculture, horticulture
AudreyFigginsajfiggins@hotmail.comMainly astronomy and biology research science topics. I am interested in taking new perspectives from other scientists and hopefully taking a spin at writing my own articles!
KateForsterUniversity of Washingtondialectkate@gmail.comScience WriterNeurology, biotechnology, genetics, environmental studies, physiology, psychology, zoology, oceanography and marine sciences, quantum physics
KrisFreemanUniversity of Washingtonfreeman.ks@gmail.com
FrederickFreudenbergerOregon State University / Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centerfjfreude@gmail.comClassically trained Earth Scientist leveraging my background in journalism, communications, and research to tackle the challenges of communicating complex science to engage the public and inform policy.
MannyFrishbergselfm.j.frishberg@gmail.comEditor/Writer freelanceAlternative energy, Solar, health and medicine, weird science, mew materials and technologies. 3D Printing
DeannaFrostLive Keenly LLC
SarahGageGovernor's Salmon Recovery Office, State of Washingtonsgage1836@gmail.comProgram Manager in salmon recoveryConservation, biology, botany, endangered species, biodiversity, gardening. I curate the Botanical Rambles blog for the Washington Native Plant Society.
JamesGainesUpworthyjames.gaines@upworthy.comWriterEnvironment, Climate Change, Technology, Solutions Journalism
KerryGallokerrygallo@gmail.com
ReneeGastineauUW Molecular Engineering & Sciences/Clean Energy Institutesreneegas@aol.comScience and technology: researchers and technology entrepreneurs with ideas, products and people working to combat and adapt to climate change.
BethGeiger
JudiGibbsWrite Gurujudi@writeguru.comWriter and Book IndexerTwo decades of experience in medical and engineering writing. Extensive experience producing back-of-the-book indexes. See my website or e-mail me for a selective list.
Alternate E-mail: WriteGuruSeattle@gmail.com
WaytGibbsSolo Publishing LLCnews@waytgibbs.comFreelance writer and publishing consultantIllustrated books on science and technology
Cancer research
Computer science
Genetics and genomics
Physical sciences
StevenGilbertINNDsgilbert@innd.orgDirectorputting science in the context of history, society, and culture - toxipedia.org
LizzGiordanolizz.giordano@gmail.comfreelance journalist
AndreGolardgolard@gmail.comneuroscience, business, decision making, thinking errors, innovation, startups, change management, communications
IvanGonzalezgonzalezivanf@gmail.com
DanaeGossWoodland Park ZooDanae.goss@zoo.orgExhibit Technician
MaritaGraubemarita@pixeltheoryinc.comPrincipalI create scientific, technical, and marketing content for corporate and government clients spanning a range of topics, such as translational research, drug development, and biotechnology.
Learn more at: http://pixeltheoryinc.com
JoelGreenGreen Scientific Communicationsjagreen12@comcast.netFreelance Science WriterEcology, fisheries and aquatic biology, climate change, medical science, biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology
PatriciaGuthrieIndependent Journalist
KristinHarperHarper Health & Science Communications, LLCkristin.nicole.harper@gmail.comFreelance science writer/editorGenetics, epigenetics, infectious diseases, epidemiology, paleopathology, population health, evolutionary biology
MarkHarrismark@meharris.comScience/technology reporterTechnology, robotics, climate, crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, automotive
ThereseHarrisWashington State University
StephenHarthart@eugraph.com
RachelHart
EmilyHartmanUC Berkeleyechartma@berkeley.eduGraduate StudentProtein engineering, synthetic biology, virus-like particles
Mary BethHasselquistAktiva Designmb.hasselquist@gmail.comInformation designerI create clear and insightful graphs, tables, and slide sets that eliminate visual distractions and convey data and patterns in a memorable way.
AddyHatchWSU College of Nursingaddy.hatch@wsu.eduDirector of Outreach and CommunicationsInnovation in health sciences and health care.
AmeliaHavanecMichigan State University School of Journalismamelia.havanec@gmail.comMA Candidate, 2016Science & Environmental Journalism.
IanHaydonUniversity of Washington, Seattleichaydon@uw.edugraduate student + science writerDemystifying biotechnology. My doctoral work weaves together biochemistry, computer science, medicine, and biological design.
AndrewHellmanQuest Diagnosticsabhellman@gmail.comManager, Global Scientific Publications
Connie A.HellyerNonec.hellyer@icloud.comNatural history for children
HannahHickeyUniversity of Washingtonhickeyh@uw.eduEarth Sciences WriterCovering Earth sciences, oceanography, atmospheric sciences, polar science, weather and climate.
SandraHinesRetired University of Washingtonsandrahines@whidbey.comRetired University of WashingtonBiology, environmental
TomHopptom@thomas-hopp.comWriterBiotechnology, medicine, biology, paleontology, astronautics, astronomy, science fiction
ElizabethHousleyOur Future Environment Consultingelizabeth.housley@gmail.comSenior Project Manager, Researcherurban forestry, public health, environmental equality, stewardship, cognitive science, mental health
JolayneHoutzPATH
BetsyHowellbetsyhowell@olympus.netWildlife BiologistConservation biology, carnivores, amphibians and reptiles, environmental education, citizen science.
JaneHuhujanec@gmail.com
RebeccaHughesGroup Health Research Institutehughes.r@ghc.orgSenior media consultantMedicine, health care, public health, biology, environment
DeborahIllman
DonnaIrwinSr. Medical/Technical Writer
SallyJamessjames@nasw.orgScience writerImmunotherapy, biotechnology, research, social media, microbiome and health
BrookeJarvis
JoyJerniganSeattle Children'sjoy.jernigan@seattlechildrens.orgSenior Communications Specialistresearch, healthcare, communications
OrlayJohnsonnoaaorlay@comcast.netResearch Fisheries Biologist/EducatorGenetics, salmon, cephalopods, climate change, fisheries, aquaculture, and communication in all its forms. Also Seattle Aquarium diver and beach captain.
JerryJoyceMoon Joyce ResourcesJerry_j@msn.comOwner/WriterCommunicating technological and environmental information in clear and simple ways.
VENKATASUBRAMANIANK VIndependentkvvenkatasubramanian@gmail.comScience JournalistHealth, Energy, Environment, Climate Change, Pharma and Chemical Industries,
Agriculture and Transportation
SylviaKantorFreelanceSikantor@gmail.comScience writeragriculture, forestry, natural resources
LalaKasimova
Rachel BethKellerUniversity Of Washington School Of MedicineRACHELBETHK@GMAIL.COMPhD Candidate \ Graduate Student ResearcherI am currently pursuing a PhD in Pathology under the mentorship of Peter H Byers, MD. My broad scientific interests are in genetic disease, namely rare genetic disorders, and the unique insight they offer into basic biology.

I am passionate about telling scientific stories. After graduation, I am looking to pursue a career in scientific communication, perhaps as an editor for a scientific journal, with the aim of helping other researchers to better tell theirs.
PeterKelleyUniversity of Washington News and Information Officekellep@uw.eduPublic Information Officer
SusanKeownFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centerskeown@fredhutch.orgScience Writer/Editor
DebbieKingSelf-employed
KathrynKohmAnthropocene Magazine, University of Washingtonkkohm@uw.eduEditor, Anthropocene MagazineEcology, sustainable development, environmental science
JanineKowackjkowack@comcast.netStem Cell Research, Epigenetics
BrettKraabelPhysical Sciences Communicationbkraabel@gmail.comSenior Science EditorPhysics, ultrafast and nonlinear optics, computer science, materials science, fullerenes, nanocrystals, conjugated polymers, holography, visible and infrared spectroscopy, x-ray optics, crystallography, ...
HannahKrakauerAllen Institutehannah.krakauer@gmail.comCommunications Program Manager
EmilyKriegeremilyfkrieger@gmail.comFreelance editor, writer, and fact-checkerchildren's science news, biology, natural history, zoology, evolution, environment, zoonotic diseases, earth science
ChristineKuepferprocomconsult@gmail.comBiomedical and Life Sciences Communications ConsultantWriting, editing, project management, proofreading, editing for non-native English speakers, data analysis, literature research, quality control check of documents, publication management
EllenKurekAMWA-NWellenkurek@q.comFreelance Writer/EditorMedicine, engineering, IT, energy, ecology, environment
EllenKuwanaSeattle Children's Research Instituteellen.kuwana@gmail.comSenior Communications Specialist, Research Marketing & CommunicationsWriting and editing in the biomedical sciences, mostly in pediatrics. Expertise includes website content, content strategy, plain language, white papers, annual reports, researcher profiles, blog posts, grant applications, social media and patient education.
RobertaKwokFreelancerobertakwok@gmail.comFreelance science writerWrite for publications such as Nature, NewYorker.com, New Scientist, Aeon, and U.S. News & World Report. Provide writing and editing services to research institutions, hospitals, and corporate clients. Website: http://www.robertakwok.com.
Amy SnowLandaThe Fearey Groupamysnowlanda@yahoo.comAccount Supervisor
TomLangTom Lang Communications and Training Internationaltomlangcom@aol.comPrincipal, Tom Lang Medical Communications and Training InternationalMedical writing and editing; documenting clinical research; evidenced-based medicine; international training; statistical reporting; date displays
JenniferLangstonUniversity of Washingtonjlangst@uw.eduEngineering writer/PIO, University of Washington Office of News and InformationAeronautics and astronautics, civil and environmental engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, human-centered design, industrial and systems engineering. Twitter: @langstonjen
SamanthaLarsonfreelancelarsamant@gmail.comfreelance writerScience, the environment, and adventure.
SandyLarson Freeman
EdieLauVeterinary Information Network News Serviceedie@vin.comJournalistVeterinary medicine; pharmaceuticals; biomedicine; One Health; environment.
HillaryLaurenhzg.lauren@gmail.comScience Education Research and CommunicationWriting, graphic design, illustration, animation, online media, and educational games.
PhuongLeThe Associated Pressple@ap.orgEnvironment reporter
RobinLindleySelfrobinlindley@gmail.comIndependent writerParticular interest in the history of science with an emphasis on medicine and biology. Many of my articles--often interviews with scholars and writers-- appear on sites such as History News Network (hnn.us) and Crosscut.com.
LauraLockardWSU College of Veterinary Medicinelauralockard@vetmed.wsu.eduDirector of Communications and Public AffairsMs. Lockard provides strategic communications for WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Paul Allen School for Global Animal Health, Veterinary Hospital, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, and the School of Molecular Biosciences.
DeirdreLockwooddelockwood@gmail.comFreelance writer and editorEnvironment, oceanography, climate, chemistry, life sciences
BillLoftusbloftus@moscow.comScience writeragriculture, biology, conservation, environment, animal science, plant science, genomics
SusanLondonslondon@speakeasy.netmedical writer and editormedicine, health, research
PriscillaLongpriscillalong2020@gmail.comFreelance Writer and EditorI write the weekly column Science Frictions for the American Scholar website: http://theamericanscholar.org/daily-scholar/science-friction/
I have written pieces on neuroscience -- "My Brain on My Mind," genomics -- "Genome Tome," and others. I serve as Senior Editor of HistoryLink.org, the online encyclopedia of Washington state history.
PamLovePam Love Communicationspamlovecommunications@comcast.netFreelance event design and planning, editing, story telling and content wrangling
MichelleMaUniversity of Washingtonmcma@uw.eduScience Writer/Assistant Director, UW Office of News and InformationForestry, fisheries, marine policy, environment, video, multimedia
MalkaMain-TraceyUniversity of Washingtonmalkamain@gmail.comManaging Writer/Editor, Public Information Specialist
ChristinaMangiapaniWashington State University
CathyryneMannerLife Sciences Discovery FundSenior Program Officer
LyndaMapesThe Seattle Timeslmapes@seattletimes.comEnvironment reporternature, natural history, forest ecology, native cultures, wildlife, environmental topics of all sorts.
JessicaMarshallChemical & Engineering Newsmarshall.jessica@gmail.comAssistant Editor, Chemical & Engineering News
MichelleMartinFreelance journalistMMartin.edits@gmail.comFreelance journalist and editorThe intersection of science and society. I've written for newspapers and a few locally based magazines and would like to branch out into national publications and radio production.
SandyMarvinney
GracielaMatrajtgmatrajt@gmail.combiology
health
astronomy
planetary sciences
environment
chemistry
DonnaMatrazzomatrazzo@msn.comwriter, editor, authorMy speciality is "compelling stories on complex topics." I take vast amounts of technical or obtuse material and translate it into film, exhibit and print pieces that are not only understandable to laypeople, but often entertaining and inspiring.
RobertMcClureInvestigateWestrmcclure@invw.orgExecutive DirectorInvestigative and other in-depth coverage of the environment, health and government accountability.
MollyMcElroyFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centermcelroymw@gmail.comCommunications Manager | Content Strategist | Media Relationsneuroscience, child development, early learning, science policy, science education, STEM, health, cancer, vaccines, diversity in science
SharonMcGrayne
MilanaMcLeadWashington State Medical Associationmilana@wsma.orgSr. Director, Strategic Communications & Growth
TimMerrickU.S. Geological Surveytrmerrick@usgs.govPublic Information OfficerI am always interested to work with writers to tell the important stories of USGS earth science. I am based in Boise, Idaho, but can connect writers with colleagues throught the Pacific Northwest.
JohnMeyerCollege of the Environment, UWjjmeyer@uw.eduAssociate Director of Science Communicationmedia relations, science writing, science communication, marketing
NebojsaMilanovichSpeaking Science, LLCnick@speakingscience.comPresidentI work with scientists and engineers to speak clearly and be understood when money is at stake.
EmmaMilleremmaleams@gmail.comoperations'I am passionate about implementing innovations through technical writing and project management. Happiness is seeing concepts fully realized through research, development, and production.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/emmaleamiller
CynthiaMillscynthmills@nasw.orgVeterinarian/writer/editorConservation and conservation medicine, dog population control, behavior and training of dogs in particular and all animals (including insects and crustaceans), disease and disease evolution.
David MMillsInfinity Box Theatre Project
MindyMinerFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centermminer@fredhutch.orgTechnical EditorInfectious disease; other diseases studied at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
VictoriaMoceri
JenniferMonnierjennifermonnier94@gmail.comStewardship communications associateBioethics, philosophy, medical research, policy, environment, Native American heritage, women's issues, technology.
CarolMortonIndependent journalistccmorton@nasw.orgsenior science writer
MarjorieMurrayPATHmurray2822@yahoo.comTechnical writer and editorGlobal Health, reproductive health, vaccines, non-communicable diseases
BrynNelsonbdnelson@nasw.orgFreelance Science Writer and EditorI have an avid interest in science, medicine, environment, and travel stories.
HannahNesichBenaroya Research Institute at Virginia Masonhannah.nesich@gmail.comCommunications Coordinator
AmieNewmanAmie Newman Consultingamie.newman@gmail.comStrategic Communications Consultant + WriterMy areas of interest include global health issues; specifically maternal health and reproductive health. Within those areas, I'm most interested in issues of access and equity. As a strategic communications expert, I focus on storytelling and dissemination strategies for foundations and mission driven organizations.
MichelleNijhuisFreelance JournalistIndependent JournalistConservation biology, environmental policy, ecology, public health, and the intersections among all of the above.
GeoffNunnThe Museum of Flightgnunn@museumofflight.orgExhibit Developer/Adjunct Curator for Space HistorySpace history, commercial space, NASA, museums, science education
ElleO'BrienUniversity of Washingtonandronovhopf@gmail.comNonlinear dynamics, neuroscience, speech, automatic speech recogntion, artificial intelligence, brain computer interface, and bad science
SteveOlsonFreelance writersolson@comcast.netFreelance writerScience and technology policy; genetics; mathematics; education; the environment; history.
AlOlsonalolson59@gmail.comCannabis industry
SallieOrtizFreelancesallieortiz-writer@charter.netScience & Energy Writer, Editor, Book CoachFundamental science, nuclear science, nuclear energy, nuclear waste, climate change, health, palliative health care, end-of-life issues
MadelineOstranderfreelance/YES! Magazinemadeline.ostrander@gmail.comFreelance editor/writerClimate change, fossil fuels, conservation, environmental policy, ecology.
CarolOstromcmoseattle@gmail.comHealth and medicine, medical ethics, health politics and systems
JenniferOvinkPacific Northwest National Laboratoryjdill7@gmail.comScience Writeratmospheric sciences
global warming
climate change
gender equity
BernadettePajercontact@bernadettepajer.comwriter, citizen journalistAs a novelist: history of forensics, medicine, and electrical engineering. As a citizen journalist: health, natural healing and immunity, and vaccine safety reform.
TomPaulsonHumanospheretom@humanosphere.orgPublisher / editorHumanosphere is an online news organization that covers global health, aid, development, poverty and scientific research devoted to progress in these areas.
LynnePeeplesFreelancelpeeples@post.harvard.eduScience, Health and Environment ReporterEnvironment, climate change, green energy, toxic chemicals, infectious disease, public health, medicine
SidneyPerkowitzFreelance and Emory Universityphysp@emory.eduFreelance Ph. D. physicist, science writer, editor and consultantPhysical science; technology; genetic engineering; science and society; science in film, art and general culture; science outreach; science editing and consulting.
KeriPollockkerikpollock@gmail.comDirector of Marketing & Communicationsaging, health and the environment
MarcRamirezThe Dallas Morning Newsramirez_marc@hotmail.comStaff writer
RebeccaRandallChristianity Todaybecca.r.randall@gmail.comScience editorFood, agriculture, environment, intersections of science and faith
DanielleRanneydaniranney@yahoo.comCommunications Manager
LesleyReedPATH
RogerRessmeyerVisions of Tomorrow Foundationroger@visionsoftomorrow.orgExecutive Director / ProducerWe are currently looking for a few great science writers that can do contract research for our TV Mini-Series project at Visions of Tomorrow: Solutions for Earth, Hope for Humanity.
RebeccaReuterrebfranreu@gmail.comOcean science, seafood sustainability, climate science, human relationships with nature
JeffRicePuget Sound Institutejeffrice@uw.eduManaging EditorMy primary focus is on the Puget Sound ecosystem, but I am an equal opportunity science nerd. I have a background in the media arts and journalism.
ThomasRickeyPacific Northwest National Laboratorytom.rickey@pnnl.govCommunications group managerFundamental science; chemistry, physics, biology; energy and environment; climate
JohnRoachjohn@byjohnroach.comJournalist & Writertechnology, energy and environment
CatherineRobinsonentmoots@yahoo.comdisaster response/natural disasters, biology, entomology, environmental science
JocelynRobinson
BonnieRochmanfreelancebonnie.rochman@gmail.comfreelance journalistI write broadly about maternal/child health and parenting for The Wall Street Journal, The NY Times Magazine, MIT Technology Review and others. My first book, The Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies Are Changing the Way We Have Kids and the Kids We Have, is being published in Feb. 2017 by Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
AdrienneRoss Scanlanadrienne@adrienne-ross-scanlan.comNature writer/essayist,naturalist, citizen scientist. Author of Turning Homeward: Restoring Hope and Nature in the Urban Wild (Mountaineer Books 2016) - Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award (2016 Notable Book) and Nautilus Book Awards (Silver Medal 2016-2017).
CaitlinRothermelMedLiterarothermel@mac.comPrincipal, Medlitera: The Medical Writers' Groupmanaged care/managed markets, pharmaceutical, pharmacoeconomics, health outcomes (patient-reported outcomes), health care policy, hospital quality, and health information technology.
IngridRufLife Science Washingtonikrphd@gmail.comProgram ManagerOncology, virology, biomarkers, therapeutics, education, entrepreneurial support, commercialization
Maria M.Ruthmariaruthbooks@comcast.netWriterNatural history, marbled murrelets, clouds, books for general non-scientist, accidental naturalists like myself.

Rare Bird: Pursuing the Mystery of the Marbled Murrelet (Mountaineers Books reissue, Fall 2013)

A Sideways Look at Clouds (Mountaineers Books, Fall 2017)
YasmeenSandsU.S. Forest ServiceEnvironmental science communication, public affairs, outreach, interpretation, rhetoric
DennisSchatzPacific Science Centerschatz@pacsci.orgSenior Advisor
GregScheidererSeattle Astronomygreg@SeattleAstronomy.comI'm especially interested in astronomy, and write and produce a blog and podcast at SeattleAstronomy.com. Professionally I've worked in communication consulting, freelance writing, government, higher education, and broadcasting.
KateSchubert
CharlotteSchubertFreelancecschubert@fastmail.comFreelance+10 years experience covering the biomedical sciences, including
translational medicine, epigentics and reproduction. Previously at Nature Medicine and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ph.D. in Zoology.
KerrieSchurrSahale Editing and Author Serviceskerrie.schurr@gmail.comScience/Engineering EditorNeed someone knowledgeable to polish your writing? Experienced editor provides careful, timely, and diplomatic edits in areas of environmental science and engineering, nature, biology, and health. Nonnative English writers welcome.
EricSciglianoerics@nwlink.com
CelesteSearles MazzacanoCASM Environmental, LLCcmazzacano@gmail.comPrincipal Scientist/Ownerenvironmental and STEM education, water quality, bioassessment, aquatic entomology, insects, invertebrates, biodiversity, habitat management, natural resources, conservation, urban nature, backyard habitat, stewardship learning; PhD in entomology
KeithSeinfeldPublic Health - Seattle & King Countykseinfeld@outlook.comCommunications specialist
TamaraSellmanSleepyHeadCENTRAL.comsleepyheadcentral@gmail.comWriter, curator, editor, RPSGT (sleep technologist) and CCSH (clinical sleep educator)Sleep health, health literacy, multiple sclerosis, media literacy
AnnaShafferUniversity of Washington Department of Surgeryshaffa@uw.eduPublic Information & Stakeholder Engagement Specialisthealth & wellness, healthcare, patient advocacy, health literacy
ShahinShafianiCenter for Infectious Disease Researchshafiani@yahoo.comSenior ScientistPublication of manuscripts and abstracts. Regulatory and research-related documents. Interpretation and reporting of clinical data.
ElizabethSharpeUniversity of Washingtonebsharpe@hotmail.comAssistant Director of CommunicationsEnvironmental health
Public Health
Occupational health
Oncology
Technology
KathleenSimiskathleen.simis@gmail.comRegulatory Medical Writer
HannahSmithFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centerhannah.b.richards@gmail.comPostdoctoral ResearcherScience writing for the public, science journalism, biotechnology, biology, genetics.
MicheleSolisneuroscience
chrissolomonfreelancesolochris@GMAIL.COMfreelance writerCover the environment, general science, science of fitness and the body for Outside magazine, Scientific American, NYTimes, others.

Also write on travel and other topics for several pubs.
EricSorensenWashington State Universityeric.sorensen@wsu.eduresearch news coordinator
AnnSpiersspiers@centurytel.netFreelance
CameronStahlStrategic Dentistryr.cameronstahl@gmail.comEditor, DOCS DigestClinical writing, educational science writing and media production, film and video production, advocacy and public relations.
RobinStantonNature Conservancyrstanton@tnc.orgMedia Relations Manager, The Nature Conservancy
MeredithStaub
EricStavneyFreelancer, Adobe Systemsestavney@gmail.comInstructional designer/trainerI am a biologist by training (especially microbiology) but have wide ranging interests across nearly all scientific disciplines. I'm sorry to say this includes unbridled rock collecting (now no room to sleep at home) and taking roadkill home to stuff and make pretty again (now no squeamish friends). I tell a pretty good story, especially explaining nature and its wonders.
ElizabethStewartBio-Linkeastewart19@gmail.comScience Writergenomics, data-enabled life sciences, proteomics, biology, genetics, science education
LisaStifflerGeekWire, Seattle's Child, otherslisastiffler@yahoo.com
VinceStricherzUniversity of Washington (retired)vinces99@comcast.netRetired, UW Office of News and Informationphysical. sciences, in particular anything related to climate, geology, space, physics, zoology or chemistry.
RichardStricklandUW Oceanography (retired)strix@comcast.netUW Oceanography Lecturer (retired)Oceanography, Salish Sea and coastal Washington, climate, earth science
DanTaberScience By Design, LLCdtaber@science-by-design.comPresident and Clinical Assistant ProfessorPublic health, health policy, food policy, obesity, nutrition, health equity, science communication, science policy, science advocacy, science engagement, social media
ChrisTachibanachris.tachibana@gmail.comscience writer and editorhealth care, medicine, genetics, molecular and cell biology, biotechnology, http://ctachibana.com
LindsayTardiff
BryceTaylorUniversity of Washingtonmbtaylor@uw.eduPostdocI'm a Genomics researcher and am interested in science outreach and education.
KerThanStanford Universitykerthan@gmail.comscience writer
ClaireThompsonclairet@stanford.eduFreelance WriterAs a recent grad in the field of Earth Systems, I'm mainly interested in environmental topics. I love food, animals, and mountains especially.
EricTillesoneric.tilleson@gmail.comTech, physics, astronomy, cellular biology
RachelTompaFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centerrtompa@gmail.comWriter/EditorHealth and life sciences, cancer, biology
BertTsutakawaGlobal Verde Mediaberttsutakawa@comcast.netPresidentHigh Technology, Biotech, Renewable Energy, and Sustainability
LiaUnrauunrau@nasw.orgFreelance science writer and editorLife sciences, neuroscience, bioengineering, women's health, environmental health, physics/physical sciences, social sciences
JamesUrtonjamesurton@gmail.comPIO & freelance science writer
DaveVannierPacific NW Research Institutedvannier@pnri.orgDirector of CommunicationsBiomedical research
BeccaVerdaAlzheimer's Associationbeccaverda@gmail.comCommunications ManagerScience, research and social justice
MattVivionmatt@mattvivion.comWeb Manager, Center on Reinventing Public Education, UW BothellWeb design, writing, science, video games, storytelling
MaryAnnWagnerUW Washington Sea GrantMaryAnn WagnerAssist Director for CommunicationsTechnical editing & writing/environmental sciences & cultural resources
AnitaWahlerawahler@gmail.combiology, environment, environmental education, science and music, molecular biology, chemistry, geology, climate change, history and philosophy of science, evolution, animals, dogs, hiking/backpacking, wilderness, dog training, tracking/trailing, SAR
BrettWaltonCircle of Bluewalton_brett@yahoo.comreporterI write about freshwater and all its connections for Circle of Blue, a water news agency.
GenevieveWanuchaUniversity of Washingtongenevieve.wanucha@gmail.comScience Writer at the UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center / UW Alzheimer Research CenterBrain science, neurology, neurodegenerative disease, dementia, genetics, precision medicine, dementia-friendly communities, art
ChristineWaresakcwaresak@gmail.comFreelance Writer/Editorhealth science, biology, neuroscience, nutrition, meditation, mindfulness
AndreaWattsandwatts@live.comFreelance writerSustainable forestry, silviculture, mass timber, hard cider industry
MeganWatzke
RachelWebberrcwebber@wsu.eduDr. Universe, science writerscience writing for kids--and kids of all ages.
ReithaWeeksShoreline Community Collegereithaweeks@gmail.comProgram Manager, Science OutreachI provide workshops and program management for science outreach and education programs such as Shoreline Community College biotech summer camp.
CindyWetterlund
FrancesWhitePacific Northwest National Laboratoryfrances.white@pnnl.govMedia Relations Advisorenergy: renewable energy (wind, solar, hydro, geothermal, marine), fish survival at dams, power grid, smart grid, buildings energy efficiency

environment: wildlife, environmental impacts of energy, marine science
ChristieWilcoxFreelancenerdychristie@gmail.comScience WriterBio-nerd with a particular fascination with venoms, poisons, and toxungens.
DavidWilliamswingate@seanet.comFreelance WriterUrban natural history, geology
HeatherWilsonUW Medicinehvw@uw.eduWriter|Communications SpecialistHealthcare, social media, health sciences
KristenWoodwardFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centerkwoodwar@fhcrc.orgScience communications editor
JenniferWroblewskiNorthwest Association for Biomedical Researchengagement@nwabr.orgPublic Engagement ManagerCreate opportunities for professional scientists and the public to communicate effectively about topics in biomedicine. Increase public participation in own healthcare.
WudanYanwudan.yan@gmail.comFreelance science journalistBiology, biochemistry, medicine, environmental science, climate change, conversation, supply chain, sustainability, food science
ChelseaYatesUniversity of Washingtoncdyates@uw.eduWriter and publications manager, UW College of EngineeringAeronautics & astronautics, bioegineering, chemical engineering, civil & environmental engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, human-centered design, industrial & systems engineering, materials science & engineering.
RichardYonckIntelligent Future Consultingryonck@intelligent-future.comForesight analystFocus on future trends and developments. Particular interest in emerging technologies and their potential impacts on society.
LarissaZhoularissa.h.zhou@gmail.com
IngelaZiemek
LuisaZini
stephaniezurenkofreelanceszurenko@gmail.comLicensed Engineering Geologist - WA statebeginning second career after 27 yrs government service
interests: all science
earth science
water resources
ethics in science
science in policy & decision making