Science Communicators

Laura Perry Laura, a guest contributor, is the director of communications for the UCLA School of Nursing. She is a writer and storyteller committed to championing the portrayal and image of nursing. Rachel Tompa Rachel Tompa is a science writer at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Reach her by email at rtompa@fredhutch.org or follow …

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 …