SPC Events

Dec
16
Wed
Breakfast with the Experts (*Pre-Registration Required)
Dec 16 @ 7:00 am – 7:45 am

Session Co-Chair: Precious Esie, Columbia University
Session Co-Chair: Matthew Mietchen, Washington State University

Senior colleagues will lead discussion groups on topics pertaining to their areas of expertise, a specific topic in epidemiology, or potential advice on career development and advancement. These sessions provide an excellent opportunity for you to meet the experts of our science. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

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Presenters:
Jessica Chubak, Kaiser Permanente
Hailey Banack, University of Buffalo
Yvette Cozier, Boston University
Maimuna Majumder, Harvard Medical School

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Dec
17
Thu
Speed Networking (*Pre-Registration Required)
Dec 17 @ 7:00 am – 7:45 am

Session Co-Chair: Precious Esie, Columbia University
Session Co-Chair: Matthew Mietchen, Washington State University

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and network with early and mid-career epidemiologists in small groups. Following a “speed dating” format, each mentor will be paired with 3-4 attendees at a time, and attendees will randomly rotate breakout groups during the session. This will be an opportunity to network with potential mentors and discuss career and professional development experiences and opportunities. This event will be capped at 40 attendees.

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Mentors:
Zinzi Bailey, University of Miami
Laura Balzer, University of Massachusetts
Lorraine Dean, Johns Hopkins University
Chanelle Howe, Brown University
Lauren McCullough, Emory University
Carrie Nobles, University of Massachusetts
Alexandra Purdue-Smithe, NIH-NICHD
Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson, Ohio State University
Jaime Slaughter-Acey, University of Minnesota
Britton Trabert, NIH-National Cancer Institute
Brian Whitcomb, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

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SPC Career Panel
Dec 17 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Session Co-Chair: Precious Esie, Columbia University
Session Co-Chair: Matthew Mietchen, Washington State University

“Please join the Student & Post-Doc Committee (SPC) during this lunchtime session where panelists from academia, government, and the private sector will share experiences and advice from their career trajectories. Panelists will introduce themselves describing their expertise and experience, and then the session will be opened for audience questions and discussion.”

Panelists:
Dayna Johnson, Emory University
Tsegaselassie Workalemahu, University of Utah
Theresa Chapple-McGruder, AMCHP
Justin Lessler, Johns Hopkins University
Sarah Rhea, RTI International