Steve St. Angelo the son of an emergency room nurse, is a former editor for U.S. News & World Report, The Baltimore Sun, and Newsday, and since Fall 2012 he has served as the School's Writer & Editorial Strategist and Magazine Editor. When not telling the stories of the nursing students and researchers, he is very likely running an old printing press at Typecast, a letterpress shop he owns with wife Mary Mashburn.663 Articles

Kelly Brooks, Previous Editor

The previous editor of Johns Hopkins Nursing, Kelly Brooks, is a word geek. With a focus on healthcare, policy, and lifestyle, Kelly edits and writes for magazines, websites, press releases, reports, brochures, and marketing materials. Her goal? Effective words for maximum impact.518 Articles


Orange Element is a Baltimore-based creative branding agency that offers a broad spectrum of services, from campaigns and brand strategy to print, web, and identity design.162 Articles

Pamela McComas, Previous Editor

Communications professional and project manager with expertise in writing, editing, designing, and managing the production of publications, internal and external communications, websites, and marketing materials. Pamela served as the editor for Johns Hopkins Nursing from summer 2011 to summer 2012.143 Articles

Danielle Kress

As editor of the The Daily SON, the School of Nursing’s daily newsletter, Communications Coordinator Danielle Kress is among the first to know what’s happening on campus and the key contact for helping to spread the word about it.38 Articles

With the world becoming more connected through tweets, posts, shares, and pins, Craig keeps the School of Nursing in the mix with the ever-growing, complex web of social media. Craig manages all JHSON social media accounts, serves as an editor of SONvitals, and contributes to On The Pulse.24 Articles

Patricia Davidson

Patricia Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN, is the Dean of Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. A former Director of the Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care at the University of Technology, Sydney (Australia) and Professor of Cardiovascular Nursing Research at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Dr. Davidson has an established program of research in supporting individuals living with chronic conditions and developing innovative models of transitional care. A primary objective of her work has been to improve the cardiovascular health of underserved populations through development of innovative, acceptable, and sustainable initiatives within Australia and beyond.10 Articles

Jennifer Walker

Jennifer Walker is a freelance writer based in Baltimore, where she writes about health and medicine, food, business, and education. Her work has appeared in Saveur, Baltimore Style, Johns Hopkins Magazine, and ENT Today, among other publications. She is also the author of the second edition of Moon Baltimore.8 Articles

San Antonio, TX-based freelance writer and blogger Ashley Festa has interviewed everyone from authors and astrophysicists to CEOs of multimillion-dollar companies. She made her Johns Hopkins Nursing debut in the summer 2015 issue with a look at the Susan D. Flynn Oncology Nursing Fellowship.8 Articles

Joan Davila

Joan is a freelance writer, fitness instructor, personal trainer, and wellness advocate who is excited to share with readers compelling stories about the latest technologies, programs, and inspiring people within the nursing community. As a contributing writer for Johns Hopkins Nursing, Joan looks forward to expanding her wellness scope of knowledge by discovering all the ways in which the nursing community is positively impacting healthcare and the overall well being of their patients.6 Articles