Anne Connor is the Director of Community Grants for Methodist Healthcare Ministries, a large nonprofit organization in San Antonio, Texas, and a leader in health philanthropy. She has worked as a science writer for the past 12 years. Her articles have been published in The Scientist, Undark, Vox, and other online publications.

Her educational background includes a Magna cum Laude bachelor’s degree in anthropology and psychology from Dartmouth College, where she received honor citations in chemistry and sociology. Her master’s degree in communications is from the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque, and she is currently enrolled in a master's program in science writing at Johns Hopkins University.

She is the co-author of the 2008 textbook, Introduction to Molecular Biology, Genomics, and Proteomics for Biomedical Engineers, Taylor & Francis/CRC Press, and the 2013 textbook, Ecological Sustainability, CRC Press. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi.  

She divides her time between San Antonio, Texas and Jamaica, Vermont.
Education
BA, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 1985
MA, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1991
MA, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, in progress
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Sustainable Agriculture; Climate Change; Climate Resilience; Genomics; CRISPR Gene Editing; Epigenetics; Crops for the Future; Drug Discovery; Microbiome; Autoimmune Disorders; Evolution; Value-Based Payments in Healthcare; Science and Medical Writing
Personal Interests
Vocal Music; Songwriting; Hiking