Karen Kreeger

Karen Kreeger

Senior science communications manager, Penn Medicine

For the last 20-plus years Karen Kreeger has attended the NASW annual meetings as a PIO, a staff writer, a freelancer, and a book author, not necessarily in that order. Kreeger is the Senior Science Communications Manager for Penn Medicine, responsible for disseminating information about the discoveries from the basic science departments and other physician-scientists. She was senior editor at The Scientist and had a freelance science communications business for several years. She wrote for such clients as Nature, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Fit Pregnancy, as well as the Oregon Coast Aquarium, the Plymouth Marine Aquarium, and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Karen has an MS in Scientific and Technical Communication from Oregon State University, an MS in Marine Studies from the University of Delaware, and a BS in Environmental Resource Management from Penn State. She is also author of “Guide to Nontraditional Careers in Science.”



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