Sara Kassabian is the social media programs manager at PLOS and managing editor of PLOS ECR Community Blog. Sara completed her MS in Global Health at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), where her research focused on maternal-child health policy and has a background in journalism. She can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and on Twitter @sarakassabian.
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