Ami Karlage is the Writing Specialist at Ariadne Labs. As a member of the Science & Technology Platform, she works with program and project teams to strengthen the interpretation and contextualization of scientific results and to improve research manuscripts, other scientific writing products, and non-research writing.
For more than thirteen years, Ami has worked with Dr. Gawande as a Research Assistant, performing background research, fact checking, and editing for his writing projects, and she currently serves as a consultant on complex literature reviews for teams across Ariadne. With extensive experience in the education field as a teacher, mentor, and tutor, Ami also provides professional development and coaching to staff and faculty around scientific writing, writing for popular audiences, and background research.
Ami’s background is in the history of science and medicine, including a B.A. in History and Science from Harvard University. She has researched topics from pharmacogenomics to nineteenth-century folk medicine and is trained in oral history as well as more traditional historical research practices.