About the Speaker:

Kristin Sainani has a background in both science and writing. After receiving an MS in statistics and PhD in epidemiology from Stanford University, she studied science writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Now a freelance health and science writer, she writes a health column for Allure magazine and a statistics column for the journal Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She is also a clinical assistant professor at Stanford, where she teaches statistics and manuscript writing.