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Recent Article Highlights

4 Ways to Ease Sundowners Syndrome Symptoms, Lifetime Daily. August 24, 2017.

Chasing Origins of Anorexia: Genetics May Play Role in the Complicated Disorder, Genetic Literacy Project. July 12, 2017.

Reinventing Yourself With an Encore Career, Lifetime Daily. May 30, 2017.

Autism Ethics: Is Search for Cure the Right Goal?, Genetic Literacy Project. March 7, 2017.

Ethical Dilemmas in Putting an End to Psychopathy, The Establishment. November 28, 2016.

Other Recent Articles

Marijuana and Epigenetics: Are We Moving Too Quickly With Legalization?, Genetic Literacy Project. September 12, 2017.

Yoga May Be Good for Your Body, Mind -- But What About Your Genes?, Genetic Literacy Project. August 22, 2017.

The Mystery Behind Salicylate Intolerance, Genetic Literacy Project. May 24, 2017.

Knowledge Without Context: Downside of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests, Genetic Literacy Project. April 19, 2017.

Proceed With Caution: National Academies Offer 'Qualified Support' for Gene Editing 'Abnormal' Embryos, Genetic Literacy Project. February 15, 2017.

Battle Over America's Waistline: How Obesity Affects Having Children and Their Health, Genetic Literacy Project. February 7, 2017.

What Role Do Epigenetic Changes Play in Development of Autism?, Genetic Literacy Project. November 21, 2016.

The Hidden Trauma of Life After Fundamentalism, The Establishment. May 6, 2016.

Cambodia's Garment Worker CrisisGlobalo. November 24, 2015.

I Left My Church and Discovered Humanism, xoJane. November 18, 2015.

Ex-Muslim Turned Global Atheist Activist, Patheos. November 5, 2015.

Why Peace is Still Possible Between Turks and Kurds, Globalo. November 2, 2015.

Risk of Dying From Major Diseases With Prolonged TV Viewing. Immortal News. October 29, 2015.

Intestinal Bacteria Play Important Role in Avoiding Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. Immortal News. October 19, 2015.

Volcanic Eruptions Impact Water Levels in the World's Rivers, Immortal News. October 7, 2015.

Underground Fire May Ignite Radioactive Waste in Missouri Landfill, Immortal News. October 6, 2015.

US and Eleven Other Nations Reach Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, Immortal News. October 5, 2015.

ICD-10 Released: Medical Diagnostic Coding System Updated, Immortal News. October 2, 2015.

New Narrative-Driven Minecraft to Hit Stores This Month, Immortal News. October 2, 2015.

New Zealand Marine Sanctuary Loved by Conservationists, Loathed by Fishing Industry, Immortal News. October 1, 2015.

Heart Attacks and Diabetes Linked to Sugary Drinks, Immortal News. September 30, 2015.

Aspirin Doubles Survival Rates in Gastrointestinal Cancer Patients, Immortal News. September 30, 2015.

ViroCap Tests for Every Virus That Infects Humans and Animals, Immortal News. September 30, 2015.

Bacteria in Amber-Preserved Flea May Be Bubonic Plague Strain, Immortal News. September 29, 2015.

'Us and Them' by David Diamond: More Than Just a Play, BC Living. November 12, 2010.



Blanco (novel) - forthcoming

On Antarctica, Naked, and Other Stories, Amazon ebook. 2010.


Beyond Good and Evil teaser, script co-writer. 2013.


Vacation Memories - Counterexample Poetics (print)

Train - Disenthralled

Contributing Editor

Glossolalia - flash fiction literary journal


Kristen Hovet Photography, portrait and headshot photography. 2011-2014.


Langara College - Yoga Teacher Training Certificate (September 2017 - February 2018)

The University of Melbourne - Epigenetic Control of Gene Expression Certificate (January 2017 - March 2017)

Duke University - Human Physiology Certificate (September 2016 - December 2016)

Vanderbilt University - Case Studies in Personalized Medicine Certificate (August 2016 - October 2016)

Duke University - Introduction to Genetics and Evolution Certificate (March 2016 - June 2016)

Princeton University, via Coursera - individual course (May 2016)
     -Buddhism and Modern Psychology

Simon Fraser University - New Media Journalism courses (September 2015 - November 2015)
     -Multi-Platform Writing
     -Interviewing Skills and Profile Writing

City University of Seattle - Counselling Psychology courses (October 2014 - March 2015)
     -Diversity and Cultural Psychology
     -Introduction to Counselling Psychology Practice
     -Psychology of Sexuality and Human Development

Simon Fraser University - English (2008)