#SciComm Seminars

What good is discovery if you can’t share it?

 

Join us for a series all about Communicating Your Science featuring WashU faculty and staff, plus expert guests from the St. Louis community. Hear valuable perspectives on crafting and disseminating stories about science for any audience, including grantors, scientists from other fields, the public and the media. Registration is encouraged but not required (see links and schedule below).

All members of the WashU and medical center community are welcome to attend! Sign up for our mailing list and select “Science Communication and Outreach” on the form to be notified when sessions are announced. Contact Mychal Voorhees at (314) 362-4734 or mychal.voorhees@wustl.edu with questions.

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#SciComm Seminars

2019-20* Speakers and Topics

*The 2019-20 series is currently on hiatus due to COVID-19. Sign up for our mailing list and select “Science Communication and Outreach” on the form to receive future SciComm updates.

Using Popular Media to Combat Health Misinformation
Wednesday, March 11, from 3-4 p.m. in FLTC 204

Speaker:

Jessica Gold, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Washington University School of Medicine

From Professional to Personal: Communication Tips from Children’s Mom Docs
Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 3-4 p.m. in FLTC 205

Speakers:

Jamie Kondis, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatrics Emergency Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine

Kendra Whittle
Media Relations Consultant
BJC Healthcare

Comics and Graphic Novels about Medicine: Healthcare Providers, Patients and the Medical System
Thursday, Jan. 16, from 3:00-4:00 pm in FLTC 205

Speaker:

Jessica Gross, PhD
Assistant Professor of English
St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Taking it to the Masses: Building Science Outreach Programs
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 3-4 p.m. in Moore Auditorium

Speakers:

Cynthia Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis

Erik Herzog, PhD
Professor of Biology
Washington University in St. Louis

Be Podcast-ic: Tips for hosting or guesting on a podcast
Thursday, Nov. 14, 3-4 p.m. in FLTC Room 203

Speakers:

Jim Dryden
Director of Broadcast & Podcasts
Medical Public Affairs
Washington University in St. Louis

Claire Gauen
Publications & Digital Outreach Initiatives Editor
Managing Producer of “Hold That Thought”
Arts & Sciences
Washington University in St. Louis

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