Vanessa Wasta

Vanessa Wasta

Vanessa Wasta

With more than a decade of experience managing media relations and web projects at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, Vanessa Wasta covers laboratory and clinical research news that spans the work of more than 200 cancer center members across numerous academic departments.  She also guides the Kimmel Cancer Center’s social media program, including two blogs, Twitter, Facebook and You Tube accounts.

Wasta is a member of the National Association of Science Writers, and formerly chaired the Public Affairs and Marketing Network for cancer centers.  She holds a bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and a master of business administration from Loyola University Maryland.  Previously, she worked in the Marketing and Public Relations Office for the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center.