Kristin Harper, Ph.D., is the principal writer at Harper Health & Science Communications. She has an MPH in Global Epidemiology and a PhD in Population Biology, Ecology, and Evolution from Emory University. She also did postdoctoral research in molecular epidemiology at Columbia University. She has authored over 30 scientific articles, and her work has appeared in high profile journals such as Science, the PLoS journals, Environmental Health Perspectives, and Emerging Infectious Diseases. Now she uses her successful track record as a scientist to educate the public about novel research findings and to help clients write manuscripts, reports, grant proposals, and other documents that are clear, convincing, and competitive. She works with many public health foundations, public health associations, nonprofits, and universities, and her writing has appeared in magazines and journals such as Science, AIDS, and The Scientist.