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PhD Career Stories: Medical Affairs

Posted by on Thursday, December 1, 2022 in Upcoming BRET Office of Career Development Events .


On December 21, in partnership with the ASPIRE Program in Molecular Medicine, we will be virtually hosting Holli Dilks, PhD for a PhD Career Stories event.

Registration required to receive Zoom link

Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Sponsored by the ASPIRE Program in Molecular Medicine and the BRET Office of Career Development ASPIRE Program

Dr. Holli Hutcheson Dilks is a Sr. Director and the Global Head of Field Medical for Foundation Medicine’s Medical Affairs group.  In 2019, she joined FMI to build alliances between scientific and medical communities and to blaze trails for educating physicians on the value of precision oncology.

Dr. Dilks has over fifteen years of experience working on the frontlines to build and lead dedicated teams of scientists and clinical researchers in the delivery of molecular education/consultation and large-scale research platforms for globally recognized nonprofit healthcare and biomedical research institutions. Prior to joining FMI, she served as Director of Personalized Medicine Operations for Nashville’s Sarah Cannon Research Institute from 2014 to 2019. Her leadership yielded novel discovery and application of molecular data analysis and genomics profiling technologies to better identify effective treatment options for patients suffering from cancer.

Dr. Dilks has co-authored more than 35 peer-reviewed publications and has been an invited speaker on many occasions. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in biology with magna cum laude distinction from Lipscomb University in Nashville and holds a Ph.D. in molecular physiology and biophysics from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She also performed her postdoctoral Cancer Research Training Award fellowship at the National Cancer Institute (NIH) where she served as a visiting scientist at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.



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