I Spy Physiology

Mario Boone is the Media Relations Specialist for the American Physiological Society (APS). Prior to joining APS, he spent more than a decade reporting on some of the most consequential stories as a local TV news journalist. Mario enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family and trying new restaurants.


Claire Edwards is the Social Media and Web Content Specialist at APS. She has over 10 years’ experience in science policy.

Erica Roth is the Communications Manager for APS. As a former reference librarian, Erica has always loved research and enjoys learning more about physiology in everyday life.

Natalya Zinkevich, PhD, is an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Springfield. She teaches courses related to human anatomy and physiology, health and disease, and vertebrate zoology. Her research primarily focuses on the cardiovascular system. Natalya serves as I Spy Physiology’s volunteer blog editor.