Sandra H. Blumenrath, PHD, MS, is a scientific writer, editor, and content developer with extensive experience in scientific research, education, and communication. She held positions at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She currently works at the Drug Information Association (DIA) in Washington, DC, where she produces scientific and healthcare-related content for a variety of audiences. Sandra graduated with a Master of Science from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and earned her PhD at the University of Maryland, College Park. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with her husband, daughter, and a tank full of fish.