Brittany Fair, MS, (she/her/hers) is a science communicator based in San Diego, CA. She works at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies where she writes articles for Inside Salk Magazine and press releases for upcoming scientific papers. She also produces science videos and co-hosts Salk’s podcast, Where Cures Begin. She previously worked at CNN International on camera and as a writer for a commercial production that was estimated to have reached almost 400 million homes. She interned as a science writer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, writing press releases and working on their print and online publications.

She holds a BA in philosophy, a BA in animal ecology, a postgraduate certificate in premedical studies and an MS in neuroscience. She has taught courses and workshops all over the country including Psychology and Neuroscience at EXPLO at Yale University, Anatomy and Physiology at Colby-Sawyer College, and The Neuroscience of Yoga at MIT.

She is the former president of the San Diego Science Writers Association and a proud member of The Luxuriant Flowing, Former, or Facial Hair Club for Science Journalists.

Outside of work, she is a competitive triathlete, yoga teacher, and twin mom.

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