HEADSHOT

HEADSHOT

Here's just a small sampling of medical communications I've created over the years.

 Me with my Muppet doppelganger, Dr. "J"

Me with my Muppet doppelganger, Dr. "J"

Health Promotion Via Entertainment

Edited scripts and performed in puppetry shows covering health topics to family audiences in major cities across North America.  Trained under four-time Emmy Award-winning Sesame Street Muppeteer, Michael Earl.  Performed alongside celebrities including NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal, Victoria Secret model Selia Ebanks, and chef Todd English.  Trained in performance motion-capture at the Toronto-based Screen Industries and Research Training Center.

 

 Me with Mythbusters Host, Adam Savage

Me with Mythbusters Host, Adam Savage

Discovery Channel's "Curiosity" Series

Medical consultant to Emmy-nominated television series.  Edited scripts, provided medical props, directed actors and production team on set to enhance medical realism, and performed on-screen with episode host, Adam Savage.  Attended the Discovery Channel and Harvard Health Publications conference, “Creating the Brand Called Dr. You,” at Discovery Channel Global Headquarters.  Highly experienced in on-camera performance through hosting an award-winning television show and professional membership in SAG/AFTRA and ACTRA unions for nearly two decades. 

 

  Flown over 90 parabolas in zero-g through NASA's Reduced Gravity Flight (a.k.a. "Vomit Comet") Program. 

 Flown over 90 parabolas in zero-g through NASA's Reduced Gravity Flight (a.k.a. "Vomit Comet") Program. 

Simulation-Based and Hands-On Medical Learning

Developing new medical task simulations at the nation's only high-fidelity space mission simulator.  Created and taught computer-assisted design, 3D printing, and suturing skills workshops to medical professionals at NASA Ames Research Center.  Graduate of the International Space University and trained in space medicine at NASA Johnson Space Center.  Conducted award-winning space medical research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and trained in NASA's Space Shuttle Trainer.  Licensed glider and single-engine pilot.


Photograph at top provided by Jared Chambers