Public outreach through blogging.
Science Minded is a 12-piece blog I wrote for the San Diego Union Tribune that introduced students, parents and teachers to the many aspects of science through my professional and personal experiences as a marine biologist. A few examples can be found below:
Public outreach through creative nonfiction writing.
The Lightning of Catatumbo is a creative nonfiction piece I wrote about the social and environmental issues surrounding coral reefs on the Caribbean island of Curaçao. My story can be found here.
Raising Marfan syndrome awareness.
Serving as an advisor to student conservation films.
I have advised the production of a high school and a university-level documentary on coral reef conservation. The Pace University film was part of an undergraduate course co-taught by Andrew Revkin and that I hosted and advised group when a the class visited Curaçao. The High Tech High School (San Diego) film included taking a group of high school teachers to Curaçao.