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Curious about what biomedical science PhDs do for their career? In the "Beyond the Lab" podcast series, the Vanderbilt BRET Office of Career Development interviews biomedical science PhD and postdoctoral alumni about their career path.

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    • 4.7 • 13 Ratings

Curious about what biomedical science PhDs do for their career? In the "Beyond the Lab" podcast series, the Vanderbilt BRET Office of Career Development interviews biomedical science PhD and postdoctoral alumni about their career path.

    Product Management and Entrepreneurship with Amicia Elliott, PhD

    Product Management and Entrepreneurship with Amicia Elliott, PhD

    Dr. Amicia Elliott always knew she wanted to be an entrepreneur. But on the path, she collected tools for her entrepreneur toolkit to get her to where she is today: PhD training, tech transfer, government research, postdoc fellowship. Now she is the Product Director with Form Bio. Hear about all the steps in her path on the last episode of Season 7. 

    • 36 min
    Scientific Communication with Justine Sinnaeve, PhD

    Scientific Communication with Justine Sinnaeve, PhD

    Dr. Justine Sinnaeve, PhD, is an Associate Scientific Director at Ashfield MedComms and tells us about her experience graduating during COVID and how she utilized that time to work freelance before launching into her SciComm/Medical Writing role. 

    • 35 min
    Senior Grants Officer, Consultant with Lindsay Redman Rivera, PhD

    Senior Grants Officer, Consultant with Lindsay Redman Rivera, PhD

    After a successful internship with Health Research in Action, Lindsay Redman Rivera used her experience to pivot to a full-time position. She discusses what she learned during her PhD training as well as shares her approach to the two-body-opportunity.

    • 23 min
    Regional Medical Scientific Director with Todd Townsend, PhD

    Regional Medical Scientific Director with Todd Townsend, PhD

    After a fellowship with the FDA in regulatory, Dr. Todd Townsend, PhD, shares his path to his current role as the Regional Medical Scientific Director, Cardiovascular & Metabolism at Merck. 

    • 25 min
    Product Development with Jacob Brown, PhD

    Product Development with Jacob Brown, PhD

    A love of food, creative scientist Jake Brown, PhD, found a way to combine his educational background with his long-term interests, now serving as a Product Development Scientist with Mars Petcare. 

    • 26 min
    Management Consulting with Courtney Copeland, PhD

    Management Consulting with Courtney Copeland, PhD

    Is management consulting right for you? Dr. Courtney Copeland, PhD, tells her story about the pivot from biomedical science PhD to a management consultant!

    • 25 min

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