Jessica Harper is a technical writer-editor in the Office of Communications and Public Liaison at NIA. She works primarily on Alzheimer's and related dementias content, including consumer health information and other communications pieces. Previously Jessica supported a communications contract for the NIA Information Center and the Alzheimer’s and related Dementias Education and Referral Center.
Before NIH, she was the content director at a global consulting firm focusing on strategy and innovation and held editorial roles at industry publications where she provided writing, editing, and content planning services. Jessica has a bachelor’s degree in English, with a minor in journalism, from Truman State University in Kirksville, Mo. She is currently in the Master of Arts in Writing Program at Johns Hopkins University.