Mika Ono

Mika Elizabeth Ono is a writer, editor, and communications professional fascinated by topics in health and medicine, as well as by 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. 

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.