Selected Works

Next Avenue Blog, July 7, 2015
Next Avenue Blog, December 1, 2014
Blog for PBS Next Avenue, August 14, 2014
Article BioScience, January 2015
Biography (young readers)
"Breaking down obstacles for women, this born adventurer spends her life exploring and studying marine habitats."
--School Library Journal, April 2002

(partial listing)

A New Twist on Planned Senior Communities
Blog for Next Avenue, July 7, 2015

DIYBio--Alternative Career Path for Biologists?
The author explores whether biohacking can be an engine of economic growth

Why is One of the Most In-Demand Jobs So Low Paid?
Elder care is one of the fastest growing careers in the country. This posting on Ms. Magazine's blog reports on efforts by direct care workers to improve their wages and working conditions and to gain more respect.

The Hospitalist Is In
Going to the hospital? The doctor in charge of your care may not be whom you expect. Meet your "hospitalist."
Washington Post, September 11, 2007, p. HE01

Old Age in a New Age -- The Promise of Transformative Nursing Homes
Tells the story of a movement to fundamentally change the culture of old institutional nursing homes into genuine homes where residents and staff are valued. See link on my home page to learn more.

Vanderbilt University Press 2007

Sylvia Earle--Guardian of the Sea
"Readable, nonformulaic biography...excellent photos"

Society of School Librarians International Honor Book, 2001

Selected by Bank Street College Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2002

Lerner Books, 2001
Reissued as Sylvia Earle -- Just the Facts Biographies, 2006

“Studies Suggest There's an Art to Getting Older”
A growing body of research suggests that creativity supports physical, mental and emotional well-being as we age.

Washington Post, March 11, 2008, p. HE01.