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2022 VIRTUAL GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL FAIR PRESENTERS

LIVE Sessions (all times are ET)

Monday, July 18th, 2022

TimeSession
12:00-12:50 pm Welcome
1:00-2:00 pm PANEL: MD/PhD: Is It for You?
2:10-3:10 pm PANEL: Getting to Medical School
3:20-4:20 pm PANEL: Getting into a PhD Program in the Biosciences
4:00-5:00 pm

MIXER: Public Health from Admissions to Career Opportunities

MIXER: Clinical Psychology from Admissions to Career Opportunities

You can find the links for all of the sessions on Whova.

CART interpretation will be provided for all sessions. Sessions will be recorded and made available on the OITE YouTube channel.


Presenter Information

      

Welcome
12:00-12:50 pm   
   
Speaker:
Sharon L. Milgram, PhD
Director, Office of Intramural Training & Education
National Institutes of Health

PANEL: MD/PhD: Is It for You?
1:00-2:00 pm       
 
Moderators:
John Taborn, PhD
Career Counselor, OITE
NIH
 
Britney Hardy, PhD
Scientific Skills Coach, OITE
NIH
 
Panelists:
Deanna Baker Frost, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Medical University of South Carolina

Jose Cavazos, MD, PhD
Assistant Dean and Director for the MD/PhD Program
University of Texas Health San Antonio

Cathy Quinones, PhD
Associate Director, Medical Scientist Training Program
Emory University School of Medicine

Brian Sullivan, MA
Executive Director, Medical Scientist Training Program
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Talia H. Swartz, MD, PhD
Associate Dean, Medical Scientist Training Program
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

PANEL: Getting to Medical School
2:10-3:10 pm
 
Moderators:
Elena Hernandez-Ramon, MD, PhD
Director, Pre-medical Program, OITE
NIH
 
Britney Hardy, PhD
Scientific Skills Coach, OITE
NIH
 
Panelists:
Sandra M. Quezada, MD, MS, AGAF
Associate Dean for Medical School Admissions & Associate Dean for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Joan Stearman, MSW
Director of Admissions
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Adrianne Jones, MLS
Chief Admissions Officer
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Ron Bradbury, MS
Director of Admissions
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
      

PANEL: Getting into a PhD Program in the Biosciences 
3:20-4:20 pm
 
Moderators:
Natasha Lugo-Escobar, PhD
Director, Postbac Enrichment Program (PEP) and NIH Academy, OITE
NIH
 
Gail Seabold, PhD
Scientific Skills Coach, OITE
NIH
 
Panelists:
Nicquet Blake, PhD
Vice Provost of Student Academic Affairs
University of California San Francisco

Patricia L. Cameron, PhD
Vice Dean, The Graduate School; Director, Summer STAR Program
Augusta University

Victoria H. Freedman, PhD
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Steve P. Lee, PhD
Assistant Dean of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity, School of Humanities and Sciences
Stanford University

David Van Vactor, PhD
Professor of Cell Biology; Director, Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Harvard Medical School
       

MIXER: Public Health, from Admissions to Career Opportunities
4:30-5:30 pm
 
Session Organizer:
Laura Marler, PhD
Student Services Coordinator, Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP), Office of Intramural Training & Education
NIH
 
Session Participants:
Sudha Sivaram, DrPH, MPH
Program Officer, Center for Global Health, National Cancer Institute
NIH
 
Jackie Lavigne, PhD, MPH
Chief, Office of Education, Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, National Cancer Institute
NIH
 
Kerri Noonan, MS, EdM
Director of Admissions
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
 
Diana Huestis, PhD
Health Policy Advisor
US Department of State
 
Craig S. Fryer, DrPH, MPH
Associate Professor and Interim Chair
University of Maryland
 
Troy Hoffman, MPA
Director Of Educational Initiatives
Columbia University
 

MIXER: Clinical Psychology from Admissions to Career Opportunities
4:30-5:30 pm

 
Session Organizer:
John Taborn, PhD
Career Counselor, OITE
NIH
 
Session Participants:
Michael R. Nadorff, MA, PhD
Associate Professor & Director of Clinical Training
Mississippi State University
 
Audrey Thurm, PhD
Director of the Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Phenotyping Service in the Office of the Clinical Director, National Institute of Mental Health
NIH
 
GiShawn Mance, PhD
Faculty and Co-Chair of Graduate Admissions Department of Psychology
Howard University
 
Laura Kwako, PhD
Clinical Psychologist, Program Officer, Division of Treatment and Recovery, Health Services, Recovery Branch, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
NIH
 
Juliette Schweitzer, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Psychology
Jackson State University
 
Phillip N Smith, PhD
Professor, Director of the Clinical/Counseling Program
University of South Alabama