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Meet Those Nerdy Girls! Sarah Whitley Coles, MD

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Meet Those Nerdy Girls! Sarah Whitley Coles, MD – Founding Member Dr. Sarah Coles is an Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix in the Department of Family, Community, and Preventive Medicine. She received her undergraduate degrees in molecular and cellular biology and saxophone performance from the University of Arizona. Read more…

It’s National Nurses Week!

Women in STEM

Nurses have been vital to the spirit and operations of Those Nerdy Girls since the beginning. Our style of empathetic and trustworthy science communication is inspired by the therapeutic communcation approach of nursing. We are SO grateful to the nurses everywhere delivering their vital care, this week and EVERY week. Our CEO Dr. Ashely Ritter Read more…

Celebrating Dr. Kizzmekia “Kizzy” Corbett

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During Black History Month (and every day!), we celebrate Dr. Kizzmekia “Kizzy” Corbett, A Nerdy Girl hero who developed the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Corbett is a 37 year old Black American scientist. Until 2021 she was a viral immunologist at the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Read more…

Our paper wins the 2022 Editor in Chief Award from the American Journal of Health Promotion!!

Uncertainty and Misinformation Women in STEM

We are THRILLED to announce that our paper “Fight Like a Nerdy Girl: The Dear Pandemic Playbook for Combating Health Misinformation” won the 2022 Editor in Chief Award from the American Journal of Health Promotion!! 🤩🙌 “My Editor in Chief Award winning paper this year comes from that KWBW section and was written by self-proclaimed Read more…

Those Nerdy Girls’ CEO Ashley Ritter Elected to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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🏅Those Nerdy Girls are BURSTING with pride at the election of our amazing CEO Ashley Ritter to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. This induction honors Ashley for her COVID-19 outreach work with Those Nerdy Girls as well as her “day job” leading the embedded research department and Housing with Supportive Services program at the Read more…

Meet Those Nerdy Girls: Dr. Jennifer Wheeler

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In this post series, we’re introducing the women behind Dear Pandemic and TNG. Today we are meeting Dr. Jennifer Wheeler! Jennifer works on the Spanish language team at Querida Pandemia. She has a Ph.D. and a Master of Public Health in International Health and Development from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Read more…