Senior media relations representative, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
Vanessa McMains joined the Johns Hopkins media relations staff in June 2010 as a media relations representative and communications coordinator covering the basic sciences. She is now a senior media relations representative covering several clinical beats. Previously, she performed freelance writing and editing for the National Institutes of Health and the American Physiological Society. She holds a Ph.D. in biology from a joint program between the National Institutes of Health and Johns Hopkins University.