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Gary C. Howard, PhD Volunteer

Senior Editorial & Publishing Advisor


Gary C. Howard, PhD, served as a science editor and writer for the Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco for 22 years. He received a PhD in biological sciences from Carnegie Mellon University and completed fellowships at Harvard and Johns Hopkins. He continues to edit and write. His latest books are The Biology of Death (2021) and The Biology of Us (expected 2024), both published by Oxford University Press. He is also an elected member of the Board of Education of Castro Valley Unified School District and an appointed member of the Alameda County Public Health Commission.