Past Tuesday Talks — Trust & Accuracy: Science Communication & Storytelling in the 21st Century

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Presented by Seema Kumar, CEO, Cure

As truth and facts in science are under fire and the media shifts and adjusts to new technologies and expectations, how do we communicate science in the 21st century? What are the crucial issues and discoveries in the life sciences right now?

Join us this Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. EDT for a timely conversation with Jeremy Abbate, Publisher of Scientific American. Also get a sneak peek into an exciting collaboration between Scientific American and Cures – more to come on that!

Topic: A fireside chat to discuss the truths in science that are under fire.

Speakers: Jeremy Abbate, Vice President and Publisher of Scientific American. Hosted by Seema Kumar, CEO of Cure

Featured Speakers

Jeremy Abbate

About Jeremy Abbate

Jeremy A. Abbate is the Vice President & Publisher of Scientific American and all its related titles. He founded Scientific American’s biotechnology brand extension, Worldview, as well as many other new programs and collaborative ventures in global health, planetary sustainability, energy, security, and neuroscience.

Seema Kumar

About Seema Kumar

Seema joined Cure Experience in 2022 as the Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Cure, Ms. Kumar spent nearly 20 years at Johnson & Johnson in senior leadership roles, including most recently as the Global Head, Office of Innovation, Global Health and Scientific Engagement, and served on J&J’s Innovation Strategy, Public health leadership and the COVID-19 vaccine steering committee, where she led the company’s external affairs efforts and public education program on COVID and vaccine literacy. Before her tenure at J&J, Ms. Kumar was the Chief of Staff to Dr. Eric Lander and the Chief Communications Officer at the Whitehead Institute/Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Genome Research where she played a leadership role in the Human Genome Project. She also has held leadership positions at the U.S. National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the National Institutes of Health, and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Ms. Kumar holds an M.S. in Science Journalism and Communications from the University of Maryland.