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Career Services Staff and other OITE staff who can advise on Getting to Graduate School

 

NameTitleExpertiseTo Make an Appointment
Amanda (Dumsch) Langer, MA Career Counselor Experienced in all aspects of career services request appointment online
Anne Kirchgessner, MSEd, LCPC Career Counselor Experienced in all aspects of career services; meets trainees in Bethesda request appointment online
John Taborn, PhD Career Counselor Experienced in all aspects of career services; meets trainees in Bethesda, Baltimore, and Frederick  request appointment on line
Denise Saunders, PhD Career Counselor Experienced in all aspects of career services; located in Research Triangle Park, NC  request appointment online
William J. Higgins, PhD Grad and Pre-med Advisor Advisor on all phases of the application process for medical, dental, and graduate programs request appointment online
Yewon Cheon, PhD Director, Postbac and Summer Research Programs  Advising for trainees in SIP and the Postbac Program; career advice, including careers in public health, clinical psychology, and genetic counseling; NSF and NIH grants in support of graduate education; getting into graduate school email directly
Natasha Lugo-Escobar, PhD Programming for high school students Career development and career exploration advice for high school students including help with the college admissions process; support services for postbacs with a focus on graduate school email directly
Laura Marler, PhD Student Services Coordinator, GPP All aspects of graduate school; writing email directly
Phil Ryan, PhD Deputy Director, GPP All aspects of graduate school; data science; translational sciences; master's degree programs; graduate study AT the NIH email directly
Gail Seabold, PhD Scientific Skills Coach Assistance with preparation of oral presentations, manuscripts, and dissertations; expert on writing personal statements for graduate school; teaches MCAT prep courses email directly
Pat Sokolove, PhD Deputy Director, OITE Help with serious problems, in the research group or elsewhere; happy to discuss getting into graduate or professional school, academic careers, academic administration, and AAAS Science Policy Fellowships; particularly interested in writing and personal statements email directly
Philip Wang, PhD Director, GPP All aspects of graduate school; graduate study AT the NIH email directly