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Kristin Sainani

Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford University

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Kristin Sainani (née Cobb) is a clinical assistant professor at Stanford University and also a health and science writer. After receiving an MS in statistics and PhD in epidemiology from Stanford University, she studied science writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She has taught statistics and writing at Stanford for a decade and has received several Excellence in Teaching Awards from the graduate program in epidemiology.

Dr. Sainani writes about science for a range of audiences. Her stories appear in: Stanford magazine, Stanford Medicine magazine, and Biomedical Computation Review. She authors the health column Body News for Allure magazine. She is also the statistical editor for the journalPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation; and she authors a statistics column, Statistically Speaking, for this journal.