College/University: B.A. Syracuse; Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park
Marlene Cimons spent many years as a Washington reporter for the Los Angeles Times covering health policy. Today she writes regularly for the Washington Post health section, for Climate Nexus (a New York – based, philanthropy-funded climate change communications organization), Climate Progress, LiveScience.com and Microbe Magazine, among others. She also has authored several science and health reports. A graduate of Syracuse University, she has been teaching in the college since 2002, and earned her Ph.D. there in 2008.
And she loves to run marathons!
Photo: Marvin Joseph of the Washington Post – Oct. 2014 just before her 12th marathon.