Audrey Wellons, M.P.H.
Health Communications Specialist, Office of the Associate Director

Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
9609 Medical Center Drive, Rm. 4E312, MSC 9763
Bethesda, MD 20892
(For express delivery, use Rockville, MD 20850)

Interest Areas

  • New media for health communication, reproductive health, behavioral economics, social entrepreneurship, HIV/AIDS, and global health


  • M.P.H. - Behavioral and Community Health
    Certificate in Global Health
    University of Maryland, College Park
  • B.A. - English Language Major with Writing Concentration, Psychology Minor
    Goucher College


Ms. Wellons is a Health Communications Specialist for the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program's (EGRP) Office of the Associate Director. She assists with the development and dissemination of information related to EGRP's scientific priorities and initiatives. Ms. Wellons first joined EGRP as a Health Communications Intern in 2012.

During her graduate program, Ms. Wellons worked for the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) as a Research Assistant in the School of Public Health, an Internship Advisor for undergraduate students, and a Teaching Assistant for an introductory course on health behavior. Ms. Wellons was also a student leader for the Global Health Resource Center, an online initiative to promote student opportunities in global health at UMCP.

Previously, Ms. Wellons was an Infectious Disease Prevention Intern for the National Association of County & City Health Officials. Her work included analyzing the results of a survey on local health departments' use of Web 2.0 and identifying health tools and curricula for an online resource center. She also worked previously as an Online Editor for The Motley Fool in Alexandria, Virginia and as an Assistant Production Editor for Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Maryland.

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