Joanne R. Loos, PhD
Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 404
Honolulu, HI 96822
Dr. Joanne Loos is the science writer for NAWSON. She is a professional journalist and editor by trade, with experience as an editor for popular home/feature magazines, and contributing writer for the Honolulu Star Advertiser. She also serves as a faculty lecturer for the UHM School of Communications, teaching foundation courses and an upper-level information technology and health communication course. She earned a PhD in communication and information sciences and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She completed her baccalaureate degree in journalism with specialties in business and sociology from Ohio University.