Sana Goldberg is a nurse, author, and public health advocate. A Reed graduate with a degree focused in behavioral neuroscience and the humanities, her early research explores the neural underpinnings of development, memory, and reward. She went on to receive her nursing degree, and currently practices as a psychiatric emergency RN at Unity Center. Throughout her career she has worked with adolescent, geriatric, refugee, homeless and LGBTQ populations in various settings. Concentrations include trauma-informed care, dual-diagnosis, and women’s health. She was a featured speaker at TEDx Harvard in fall 2016, and is the founder of Nightingale: a magazine of story, art, and activism for health equity. Her first book HOW TO BE A PATIENT (Harper Wave; HarperCollins) comes out Winter 2019. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her red dog, Bourbon.Sana_Goldberg (2)