STEM Outreach, Education, and Advocacy

  • 2019-present: Member, NIH Science Policy Discussion Group (SPDG). The NIH SPDG is a fellow-led and run self-governing organization that brings together fellows with a shared passion for understanding the intersection of scientific research and legislative policy.

  • 2018-present: Co-instructor for MISMS training workshops on infectious disease quantitative analysis methods, including time-series modeling, epidemiological modeling, and phylogenetic analysis.

  • 2011-2018: Co-host of They Blinded Me With Science, a weekly educational radio program on KVRX 91.7 FM that features guest researchers and discussion of current publications. I recruited guests, conducted interviews, and produced podcasts that are available for download on Podbean and iTunes.

Hosts of "They Blinded Me with Science" on KVRX, Fall 2016. Credit: Ian M. Wright