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Press Release June 20, 2013

Scientific American appoints a Washington, D.C. Editor


Scientific American is pleased to announce the appointment of Associate Editor Dina Fine Maron who will be based in the Washington, D.C. office of Nature Publishing Group (NPG). Maron writes about health, medicine and biology for Scientific American.

"So many stories of interest to Scientific American have a policy angle," said Scientific American editor in chief Mariette DiChristina. "We are very excited to have a steady presence in Washington, D.C. with our hire of Dina."

"It’s an honor and privilege to join a magazine that strives to always dig deeper on important science and health issues," says Maron. "I look forward to being part of such a talented team."

Prior to joining Scientific American, Maron reported for publications including Newsweek, Time.com, Greenwire, ClimateWire, Science News and The Boston Globe. In addition to health and politics, Maron has previously covered environment and energy issues and the Department of Defense. She has a masters degree in public health from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. from Brandeis University. Her coverage on mental illness and stigma for Newsweek was awarded the Outstanding Media Award for 2009 from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.


About Scientific American

Founded in 1845, Scientific American is the oldest continuously published magazine in the US and the leading authoritative publication for science and technology in the general media. Together with scientificamerican.com and 14 local language editions around the world it reaches more than nine million readers. Other titles include Scientific American Mind and Spektrum der Wissenschaft in Germany. Scientific American is published by Springer Nature, a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.


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Email: r.scheer@us.nature.com

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