Here's just a small sampling of medical communications I've created over the years.
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. Graduate of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science 2014 Summer Institute. Highly experienced in on-camera performance through hosting an award-winning television show and professional membership in SAG/AFTRA and ACTRA unions for two decades.
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.
Simulation-Based and Hands-On Medical Learning
Developed 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 over 150 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 piloted flight simulations in NASA's Space Shuttle Trainer. Avid pilot and drone racer who has logged over 60 hours in more than 10 different aircraft.
Photograph at top provided by Jared Chambers