PhD Career Connections

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PhD Career Connections is a monthly seminar series about career options for PhD Scientists. Speakers from a diverse range of exciting scientific careers present their career path and share insights from their professional experiences. The series is run by VUMC PhD students and postdoctoral fellows and sponsored by the BRET Office of Career Development.

The 2017-2018 PhD Career Connections series will feature many speakers and career topics. 

Month

Topic

Speaker

August

(8/9/2017)

Nonprofit Leadership and Program Management

MaryRose Franko, PhD, Executive Director of Health Research Alliance

September

(9/21/2017)

Research/Biotech/nonprofits

Kevin Lee, PhD, Executive Director, Ellison Medical Foundation

October 

(10/19/2017)

Clinical Laboratory Medicine Jonathan Schmitz, MD, PhD, D(ABMM); Jennifer Colby, PhD, DABCC; and Ferrin Wheeler, PhD

November 

(11/30/2017)

Project Management and Research Administration

Julie Field, PhD, Translational Research Manager in the Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

Jana Shirey-Rice, PhD, Project Manager in  the Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

December

(12/7/2017)
 

Pre-clinical and Clinical Development in the Pharmaceutical Industry Ines Macias-Perez, PhD, 

Senior Scientist, Product Development at Cumberland Pharmaceuticals

January

(1/18/2018)

Scientific Communications and Marketing

Melissa Vaught, PhD, Scientific Editor, Medical Science & Computing; Marketing & Communications Manager, STEM Career Services

February

TBD  

March

TBD  

April

(TBD)

Biotech/Pharmaceutical Industry

Valerie Kramlinger, PhD,

Drug Metabolism Scientist Translational Sciences | Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism

 

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For more information on the series, to suggest a speaker, or to become a member of the PhD Career Connections Planning Committee, please contact Angela Zito. 

2016-2017 PhD Career Connections Schedule

2015-2016 PhD Career Connections Schedule

2014-2015 PhD Career Connections Schedule

2013-2014 PhD Career Connections Schedule

2012-2013 PhD Career Connections Schedule

2011-2012 PhD Career Connections Schedule