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Joanna Woerner
Web and Social Media Analyst

Indiana University Health Email: joanna.woerner@gmail.com

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PERSONAL DETAILS

NameJoanna Woerner
Emailjoanna.woerner@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2006Master's in Technical and Scientific Writing
Miami University, Oxford Ohio
2003Bachelor of Science in Marine Science Minor in Professional Writing
Richard Stockton College, Pomona New Jersey


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2006-PresentScience Communicator
Integration and Application Network, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
  • Design web-based educational materials for Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence Coastal Trends
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of science communication products
  • Create visuals and document design about monitoring activities at Shenandoah National Park
  • Collaborate with scientists and other experts to develop text and graphics for both academic and public audiences
  • Train researchers about communicating science effectively
  • Create diagrams illustrating complex scientific processes including diagrams on pollution prevention methods used in testimony to the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
  • Design templates and style sheets for various document types including books, newsletters, posters, and brochures
  • Edit documents for clarity, accuracy, and consistency
  • Package documents for delivery to publishers
2005Contractor with ECO (Environmental Careers Organization)
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
  • Designed educational materials for the proposed Advanced Materials and Solids Analysis Research Center
  • Consulted with EPA researchers about microscope technology and equipment requirements
  • Wrote proposal to fund a collaborative microscopy office at the Advanced Materials and Solids Analysis Research Center
2005Instructor of Introduction to Technical and Scientific Communication
Miami University
  • Educated undergraduate students on the principles of effective communication
  • Designed classroom activities to educate students about writing instructions and feasibility reports
  

SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES

Recent science communication training 

  • Science Communication Workshop. University of New England. Biddeford, ME. January 2010.
  • Using symbols and conceptual diagrams to communicate science. Society of Technical Communication Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. June 2008.
  • Effective Communications: posters and newsletters. University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. April 2007.
  • Effective print communications. Cooperative Oxford Laboratory. June 2006.
  • Science Communication and Integrated Assessment. University of Florida. Florida Sea Grant. July 2006.
  • Principles of Effective Communication. Chesapeake Watershed Forum. National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, West Virginia. November 2006.

Recent evaluation activities 

  • Designed the EcoCheck document effectiveness and impact evaluation plan. 2010. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Oxford Cooperative Laboratory. Oxford, MD.
  • D esigned and executed Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence Coastal Trends program evaluation and Internal Review Board application. 2009. University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. Cambridge, MD.


TECHNICAL SKILLS

Adobe Creative Suite CS (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop)
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Longstaff, B.J., T.B.J. Carruthers, W.C. Dennison, T.R. Lookingbill, J.M. Hawkey, J.E. Thomas, E.C. Wicks, and J. Woerner. 2010. Integrating and applying science: A practical handbook for effective coastal ecosystem assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD.

Ksiazek, K., K. McGlathery, L. Reynolds, A. Schwarzschild, C. Wikerson, T. Carruthers, C. Gurbisz, J.L. Woerner, and L. Murray. 2009. Learning about coastal trends: What is the story with seagrass...and how does it affect me? Science Activities. 46(3): 27-31.

Bricker S.B., B. Longstaff, W.C. Dennison, A.B. Jones, K. Boicourt, E.C. Wicks, and J.L. Woerner. 2008. Effects of nutrient enrichment in the nation's estuaries: A decade of change. Harmful Algae 8:21–32.

Bricker, S., B. Longstaff, W. Dennison, A. Jones, K. Boicourt, C. Wicks, and J.L. Woerner. 2007. Effects of nutrient enrichment in the nation's estuaries: A decade of change. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Silver Springs, Maryland.

Lance, H. J.L. Woerner, W.C. Dennison, C. Neil, C. Wilson, M. Elliot, M. Shively, J. Graine, and R. Jeavons. 2007. Defending Our National Treasure: A Department of Defense Chesapeake Bay Restoration Partnership 1998-2004. Integration and Application Network, University of Maryland Center for Enivronmental Science, Cambridge, Maryland.

Woerner, J.L. 2006. Mixing bits and pieces: How technical writers meet the needs of the larger writing communities through intertextualiy. MA thesis. Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Woerner, J.L. and Roger C. Wood. 2003.  An analysis of northern diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin terrapin) roadkills on the Cape May Peninsula in New Jersey, USA: 1992–2002. Proceedings of the Second International Congress on Chelonian Conservation. Dakar, Senegal: June 2003.

Publications


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Peer-reviewed Publications

2012
Murray L, Gurbisz C, Gibson D, Woerner JL, Carruthers TJB (2012) Collaborative partnerships help bridge the gap between science and education. Eos Trans. AGU 93(49):510
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2009
Ksiazek K, McGlathery K, Reynolds L, Schwartzchild A, Wilkerson C, Carruthers TJB, Gurbitsz C, Woerner JL, Murray L (2009) Learning about Coastal Trends: what is the story with seagrasses... and how does it affect me? Science Activities 46(3):27–31
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Books

2010
Longstaff BJ, Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Lookingbill TR, Hawkey JM, Thomas JE, Wicks EC, Woerner JL (2010) Integrating and Applying Science: A practical handbook for effective coastal ecosystem assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 244 pp
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2007
Lane H, Woerner JL, Dennison WC, Neill C, Wilson C, Elliott M, Shively M, Graine J, Jeavons R (2007) Defending Our National Treasure: Department of Defense Chesapeake Bay Restoration Partnership 1998-2004. Integration and Application Network, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, MD, 176
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Book Contributions

2010
Thomas JE, Hawkey JM, Jones AB, Wicks EC, Woerner JL (2010) Chapter 3: Communication products: creating a process for generating science communication products. In: Longstaff BJ, Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Lookingbill TR, Hawkey JM, Thomas JE, Wicks EC, Woerner JL (eds) Integrating and Applying Science: A practical handbook for effective coastal ecosystem assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, p 33–44
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2009
Thomas JE, Woerner JL, Abele RB, Blazer DP, Blazer GP, Cain CJ, Dawson SL, McGinty MK, Schupp CA, Spaur CC, Uphoff JH, Wilson DE (2009) Isle of Wight Bay. In: Dennison WC, Thomas JE, Cain CJ, Carruthers TJB, Hall MR, Jesien RV, Wazniak CE, Wilson DE (eds) Shifting Sands: Environmental and cultural change in Maryland's Coastal Bays. IAN Press, Camridge, MD, p 101–116
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Thomas JE, Woerner JL, Abele RB, Cain CJ, Charland JW, Jesien RV, Silaphone KS (2009) St. Martin River. In: Dennison WC, Thomas JE, Cain CJ, Carruthers TJB, Hall MR, Jesien RV, Wazniak CE, Wilson DE (eds) Shifting Sands: Environmental and cultural change in Maryland's Coastal Bays. IAN Press, Camridge, MD, p 89–100
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Thomas JE, Woerner JL, Blazer DP, Cain CJ, Humphries EM, Lackie KM, Luckenbach ML, McCullough VM, Spaur CC, Wazniak CE (2009) Assawoman Bay. In: Dennison WC, Thomas JE, Cain CJ, Carruthers TJB, Hall MR, Jesien RV, Wazniak CE, Wilson DE (eds) Shifting Sands: Environmental and cultural change in Maryland's Coastal Bays. IAN Press, Camridge, MD, p 77–88
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Thomas JE, Woerner JL, Blazer DP, Luckenbach ML, Tarnowski ML, Wazniak CE, Wilson DE (2009) Chincoteague Bay. In: Dennison WC, Thomas JE, Cain CJ, Carruthers TJB, Hall MR, Jesien RV, Wazniak CE, Wilson DE (eds) Shifting Sands: Environmental and cultural change in Maryland's Coastal Bays. IAN Press, Camridge, MD, p 137–148
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Thomas JE, Woerner JL, Cain CJ, Casey JF, Hall MR, Jesien RV, Luscher AE, Schupp CA, Wazniak CE, Wilson DE (2009) Sinepuxent Bay. In: Dennison WC, Thomas JE, Cain CJ, Carruthers TJB, Hall MR, Jesien RV, Wazniak CE, Wilson DE (eds) Shifting Sands: Environmental and cultural change in Maryland's Coastal Bays. IAN Press, Camridge, MD, p 117–124
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Thomas JE, Woerner JL, Cain CJ, Charland JW, Haglan WC, Silaphone KS, Wilson DE (2009) Newport Bay. In: Dennison WC, Thomas JE, Cain CJ, Carruthers TJB, Hall MR, Jesien RV, Wazniak CE, Wilson DE (eds) Shifting Sands: Environmental and cultural change in Maryland's Coastal Bays. IAN Press, Camridge, MD, p 125–136
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Science Communication Publications

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2012
Kruczynski WL and Fletcher PJ (2012) Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 494pp (Book)
2010
Integration and Application Network (2010) A Conceptual Basis for Monitoring Vital Signs: Shenandoah National Park. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 20pp (Brochure)
B.J. Longstaff, T.J.B. Carruthers, W.C. Dennison, T.R. Lookingbill, J.M. Hawkey, J.E. Thomas, E.C. Wicks, J. Woerner (2010) Integrating and Applying Science: A handbook for effective coastal ecosystem assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 258pp (Book)
2009
Woerner JL, Bishop T, Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Gurbisz C and Murray L (2009) Unlimited Access: Using collaborative products to make current scientific knowledge more accessible. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)
Petersen JE, Kennedy VS, Dennison WC and Kemp WM (Eds.) (2009) Enclosed Experimental Ecosystems and Scale: Tools for Understanding and Managing Coastal Ecosystems. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD (Book)
2008
Integration and Application Network (2008) Conceptual Diagrams: tools for effective science communication. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 33pp (Presentation)
2007
Bricker S, Longstaff BJ, Dennison WC, Jones AB, Boicourt K, Wicks EC and Woerner JL (2007) National Estuarine Eutrophication Assessment: A Decade of Change. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 15pp (Presentation)
Lane H, Woerner JL, Dennison WC, Neill C, Wilson C, Elliott M, Shively M, Graine J and Jeavons R (2007) Defending our National Treasure: A Department of Defense Chesapeake Bay Restoration Partnership 1998-2004. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 176pp (Book)
Bricker S, Longstaff BJ, Dennison WC, Jones AB, Boicourt K, Wicks EC and Woerner JL (2007) Effects of nutrient enrichment in the Nation's estuaries: A decade of change. National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Silver Spring, MD, 328pp (Report)
Integration and Application Network (2007) Effects of nutrient enrichment in the Nation's estuaries: A decade of change. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)
2006
Le Tissier MDA, Buddemeier R, Parslow J, Swaney DP, Crossland CJ, Smith SV, Whyte HAY, Dennison WC, Hills JM and Kremer HH (eds) (2006) The role of the coastal ocean in the disturbed and undisturbed nutrient and carbon cycles: A management perspective. Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ), 44pp (Report)
Integration and Application Network (2006) Ecosystem health report cards: an approach to integrated assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)