Posts in "Path to Career" Resources

"So You Want to Be a.... Medical Science Liaison," Scizzle Blog

Kate Stuart
April 26, 2016

http://www.myscizzle.com/blog/so-you-want-to-be-a-medical-science-liaison-msl/

At its core, an MSL provides medical data to Health Care Professionals (HCPs) about a specific pharmaceutical drug product. An MSL is basically a library of knowledge for all groups who might be interested in a specific disease state or drug.

Beyond the Lab: Laura Terry, Management Consulting

Kate Stuart
April 25, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight consultant Laura Terry, PhD, who spoke at a September 2014 PhD Career Connections seminar. Dr. Terry works for McKinsey & Co, and she spent some time telling us about her role. 

Beyond the Lab: Abby Cheng, Outreach

Kate Stuart
April 24, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Abby Cheng, PhD, the Volunteer Program Manager, Science Club for Girls. Dr. Cheng was a speaker at our 2015 BRET Annual Career Symposium, and we were glad to get a Beyond the Lab interview with her while she was in town!

Beyond the Lab: Sydika McKissic, Program Management

Kate Stuart
April 23, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Sydika McKissic, PhD. Dr. McKissic is the Managing Director of the Institute for Research on Men's Health at Vanderbilt University.

Beyond the Lab: Nicole Garbarini, Science Communication

Kate Stuart
April 22, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Nicole Garbarini, PhD, Media and Communications Specialist at the NIH Office of the Director and the Office of Extramural Research. Dr. Garbarini was a speaker at our 2015 BRET Annual Career Symposium, and we were glad to get a Beyond the Lab interview with her while she was in town!

Listservs for trainees interested in science outreach and education

Kim Petrie
April 22, 2016

Exploring careers in STEM outreach and education? Consider joining the following listservs to receive pertinent announcements and job opportunities delivered right to your inbox. (P.S. If you have others to add to this list, please let our office know!)   https://calmail.berkeley.edu/manage/list/listinfo/education.outreach@lists.berkeley.edu

Beyond the Lab: Steve Roberds, Grants Management

Kate Stuart
April 21, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Steve Roberds, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer for the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance. Dr. Roberds was the lunchtime speaker at our 2015 BRET Annual Career Symposium, and we were glad to get a Beyond the Lab interview with him while he was in town!

Beyond the Lab: Don Wyma, Director of Planning and Porfolio Support, Abbott

Kate Stuart
April 20, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Don Wyma, PhD, the Assistant Director of Planning and Portfolio Support through an Abbott/AbbVie collaboration. Dr. Wyma was a speaker at our 2015 BRET Annual Career Symposium, and we were glad to get a Beyond the Lab interview with him while he was in town!

Beyond the Lab: Erik Prentice, Consulting

Kate Stuart
April 20, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Erik Prentice, PhD, Engagement Manager, Proactive Worldwide. Dr. Prentice spoke at our 2013 BRET Annual Career Symposium, and we were glad to interview him for this series!

Beyond the Lab: Mary Kosinski, Clinical Research

Kate Stuart
April 19, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Mary Kosinski, PhD, who has been in a number of Clinical Research roles. We were so pleased to talk with Dr. Kosinski about her daily tasks, her interesting research while at Vanderbilt, and the work-life juggle.

Beyond the Lab: Rob Carnahan, Facility Management

Kate Stuart
April 19, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Rob Carnahan, the Director of Antibody and Protein Resource Core Facility here at Vanderbilt. Dr. Carnahan is also the course facilitator for the BRET module, "Business and Management Principles for Scientists." We were glad to host Dr. Carnahan for this interview.

Beyond the Lab: Puck Ohi, Faculty

Kate Stuart
April 18, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Puck Ohi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology here at Vanderbilt. We were glad to talk with Dr. Ohi since he did both his training and holds current role at Vanderbilt.

Beyond the Lab: Walt Gall, Consulting

Kate Stuart
April 17, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Walt Gall, PhD, a strategy consultant at Campbell Alliance. Dr. Gall was on campus to serve as a speaker for the 2013 BRET Annual Career Symposium, so we were glad to squeeze in a Beyond the Lab interview as well!

Beyond the Lab: Tom Utley, Technology Transfer

Kate Stuart
April 16, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Tom Utley, PhD, a licensing analyst at Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization at Vanderbilt University. 

Beyond the Lab: Dina Stroud, Program Administration

Kate Stuart
April 15, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Dina Stroud, PhD, Executive Director of the Fisk-Vanderbilt Bridge Program. We enjoyed our interview with Dina... it was a wonderful exchange!

Beyond the Lab: Jerome Jorquin, Grants Management

Kate Stuart
April 14, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Jerome Jorquin, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow alumnus. This interview with Dr. Jorquin is a Beyond the Lab favorite! We hope you will enjoy it too!

Beyond the Lab: Erin Flynt, Medical Communications

Kate Stuart
April 13, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Erin Flynt, PhD, in one of our very first Beyond the Lab videos. We were so pleased that she (as well as Nicole Speed) went out on a limb and helped us launch this web series. Dr. Flynt spoke at a February 2013 PhD Career Connections seminar. 

Beyond the Lab: Hillary Carter, Government Administration

Kate Stuart
April 12, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Hillary Carter, Senior Advisor for Biosecurity and a Team Chief in the Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR), US Department of State. Dr. Carter spoke at the 2015 Career Symposium, and we were thrilled to also get an interview with her for Beyond the Lab. Interesting fact: Hillary is a Double Dore, completing her undergraduate and graduate training here at Vanderbilt.

Beyond the Lab: Hugh Fentress, University Professor

Kate Stuart
April 11, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Hugh Fentress, Assistant Professor of Biology at Tennessee State University. Dr. Fentress balances his time doing research and teaching and mentoring undergraduates at TSU here in Nashville. It was a delight to talk to Dr. Fentress who truly has a passion for his work. 

Beyond the Lab: Leah Potter, Medical Writing

Kate Stuart
April 10, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Leah Potter, PhD, who is a medical writer for Syncrogenix. We also hosted Dr. Potter at a PhD Career Connections event in Spring 2016. 

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