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Join us January 14 for PhD Career Connections: Technical Sales and Support

Posted by on Friday, November 15, 2013 in Upcoming BRET Office of Career Development Events .

Join us January 14, 2014, for a PhD Career Connections seminar about Careers in Technical Sales and Support, co-sponsored by the Chemical Biology Association of Students (CBAS). This panel discussion will be from 8:30-9:30am in Preston Research Building Room 206. The discussion will feature Dr. Sara Fitzgerald, Dr. Christine Rozanas, and Dr. Eric Roush of GE Healthcare.

Dr. Sara Fitzgerald is a Field Sales Manager at GE Healthcare. In this dual role, Dr. Fitzgerald has her own territory, in which she is a technical sales representative for the protein separations products.  In addition, she manages a team of four other sales specialists throughout the southeast.  Sara is a graduate of Vanderbilt University’s IGP program, and she obtained her PhD in Molecular Biology in 1998.

Dr. Christine Rozanas is Marketing Leader for protein separations products at GE Healthcare Life Sciences. She has held various roles within GE Healthcare that have led to this role.  She has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Minnesota and did her post-doctoral work at UCSF.  Chris is very closely involved in the sales process at all stages.

Dr. Eric Roush is Principal Application Scientist for Biacore and MicroCal Products at GE Healthcare Life Sciences. In this role, Eric works with the sales specialists by consulting with customers both during the pre-sales stage and after the sale has been completed.  He is responsible for assisting the sales specialist to ensure that the technology is a good fit for the customer’s need.  He performs product demonstrations using technology and customer samples. Also, Eric provides all training and support for customers after they have purchased.   Eric holds a PhD from Duke University.

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