About the Authors

Current Contributors Beth Azar Beth Azar is a long-time science writer who enjoys the challenge of explaining complex scientific concepts and likes to share her excitement about science with others. Kathryn Calkins Kathryn Calkins, a long-time reporter for a weekly biotechnology newsletter, is always looking for the best way to share her enthusiasm for the …

Meet Sharon Cobb: Aiming to Understand Pain in Aging African Americans

Credit: UCLA School of Nursing Sharon Cobb Field: Nursing Raised in: Los Angeles, California Studied at: University of California, Berkeley; Charles R. Drew University; and University of California, Los Angeles Musical skill: She can play the triangle if someone asks If she wasn’t a scientist, she would be: An event planner for celebrity weddings A …