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Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program

Audrey Wellons, MPH

Communications Specialist
Office of the Associate Director, Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program

Telephone: 240-276-6716

  • MPH - Behavioral and Community Health
    Certificate in Global Health, University of Maryland, College Park
  • BA - English Language Major with Writing Concentration, Psychology Minor, Goucher College


Audrey Wellons, MPH, is a communications specialist in the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program's (EGRP) Office of the Associate Director. In this role, she develops and disseminates information about EGRP's scientific interests, funded research, research resources, and events to the extramural research community. As a fellows program coordinator for the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), she oversees the recruitment, onboarding, and monitoring of Fellows in EGRP and provides support for division-wide Fellowship activities.

Ms. Wellons first joined EGRP in 2012 as an NCI communications fellow. Prior to her fellowship, she worked as an editor at several for-profit companies, including The Motley Fool, a multimedia financial-services company, and Rowman & Littlefield, an academic book publisher. Ms. Wellons’ professional interests include behavioral science, mentoring, and using social media and web-based technologies to advance scientific progress.