PhD Career Connections: 2016-2017 Seminar Series

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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.

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.  

Month

Topic

Speaker

September

(9/9/2016)

Medical & Science Writing & Healthcare Communication

Karen Ventii, PhD, Vice-President of Medical Communications at Gold Star Communications

Abby Olena, PhD, Science Communicator, former AAAS Mass Media Fellow

September

(9/22/2016)

Preclinical Research Services Chris Rogers, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer and Co-Founder, Exemplar Genetics 

October 

(10/14/2016)

Liberal Arts College Faculty Kelli Kazmier, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Hillsdale College

November 

(11/14/2016)

Teaching and Education Landscape in High Schools Paulinda Jones, PhD, Science Instructor, Ethical Culture Fieldston Upper School, Bronx, NY

January

(1/17/2017)

Career Opportunities in Science Outreach Tiffany Farmer, PhD, Director of Education and Community Outreach, Adventure Science Center

February

(2/3/2017)

Forensic Science Christina Wells, PhD and Eric Warren, PhD

March

(3/1/2017)

From Bench to Wall Street to Business David Reese, PhD, President and CEP, Provista Diagnostics

 

 

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