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Ekaterina Pesheva, MA 
Senior Science Communications and Media Relations Specialist
Phone: 410-502-9433
Cell: 410-926-6780

As a senior science communications and media relations specialist, Ekaterina is responsible for managing and implementing science communication and related media activities within the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center to promote the cornerstones of the institution’s tri-partite mission: research, teaching and patient care. Ekaterina works with news media to help them identify scientific news, trends and developments within the institution and highlight the work of the pediatrics faculty. She also oversees content and production for the Children’s Center’s annual Radiothon. Prior to joining the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Ekaterina worked at the University of Missouri-Columbia as a research assistant and a health writer for a federal project designed to improve media coverage of arthritis and rheumatologic diseases. Prior to that, she worked as a medical and general-assignment reporter for newspapers in St. Louis. Ekaterina has a master’s degree in Journalism with focus on Health Communication from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism and a bachelor’s degree from Truman State University. She is a 2003 recipient of the Missouri Press Association Award for News Reporting.