Mika Elizabeth Ono

Mika Elizabeth Ono is a writer, editor, and communications professional with a keen interest in many topics, including health, science, education and the inner workings of people and their lives.

A graduate of Reed College and the Fletcher School at Tufts/Harvard University, Mika is currently director of communications at The Scripps Research Institute, one of the world's largest independent biomedical research institutions that offers a graduate program ranked in the nation's top 10 in biology and chemistry. 

She is also the author of a variety of articles, reviews and other works, including the award-winning book, Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen: Recipes from the East for Health, Healing, and Long Life (Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2010).

Mika lives in San Diego, California, with her family.