October 3, 2001
MEDIA CONTACT: Joann Rodgers
Trent Stockton, M.A., has joined the Office of Communications and Public Affairs for Johns Hopkins Medicine as a senior media relations representative. He will be responsible for news coverage of infectious diseases, allergy and asthma, neurology and neurosurgery, pulmonary and critical care medicine, psychiatry and behavioral sciences, rheumatology, hematology, gastroenterology, nephrology, dermatology, and plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Before coming to Hopkins, Stockton was a research fellow in anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis and at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, and a teaching fellow at Harvard University's archaeological field school in Copán, Honduras. He has conducted lab and field research into the biological and cultural changes associated with the emergence of modern humans in Eurasia and with the rise of civilization in the Americas. He holds a B.A. from Southwest Texas State University and a master's degree from Northern Illinois University, both in anthropology.
As a freelance writer for Washington University, SpaceDaily and SPACE.com, Trent wrote about developments in earth and planetary sciences, evolutionary biology, and neuroscience. He is a member of the National Association of Science Writers.
The Office of Communications and Public Affairs is headed by Elaine Freeman, executive director. Joann Rodgers is deputy director and director of media relations. For the latest news releases from Johns Hopkins Medicine and for more information about the Office of Communications and Public Affairs, visit http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org and follow the "News and Information" link.