Media Coverage

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Space Talks!

Space Fest 2017: along with Astronauts Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger & John Creighton and simulated astronaut Mark Kerr talking about why and how we practice for life in space.

At The Atlantic’s Launchpad: Deep Space event with Astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria and Space Doc Kris Lehnhardt. May 2017.

TedXGatewayArch on Friday October 27, 2017

Johnson Space Center, 2017 (advance to minute 14 of the video)

At the Spaceport LA’s 2017 Women in space event

MIT’s Beyond the Cradle

Live from Mars, for real, beaming into the 2016 Big Island Medical Conference

On NPR’s Science Friday

Press Coverage

Mich Mash, The Podcast

The Narragansett Times

National Geographic

StarTalk (also on NatGeo)

The British Journal of Medicine

Scienc(ish), Radio Wolfgang

Science Friday (also here)

UC Berkeley newspaper and Alumni Magazine

The University of Southern California

The University of Rhode Island

VICE, and a follow up

New Scientist

Eight Episodes of History Now on the History Channel



Rhode Island School of Design




I’ve had the honor of giving lectures and seminars at many conferences, meetings, and universities, including:

  • Neonatal simulation conference. National Health Service, Southampton UK. September 2017.
  • Apollo Days. Seattle Museum of Flight. May 2017.
  • International Space Development Conference. May 2017.
  • Spaceport LA . Guest speaker and panel moderator. March 2017.
  • MIT- Beyond the Cradle. Panel moderator and workshop leader. March 2017.
  • NASA Johnson Space Center. Invited Technical Speaker. February 2017. **Talk begins ~15 minutes into the recording.
  • Virginia Tech. Guest Speaker and Workshop Leader (on science communication). December 2016.
  • SpaceFest at the Seattle Science Center. November 2016.
  • Diamond Labs. Guest Speaker. November 2016.
  • CNBC
  • Kona Science Cafe, September 2016
  • Big Island Medical Conference, January 2016
  • ONSTL – a live recording of the radio show
  • FameLab, 2014 (semi-finals)