Doctoral and Postdoctoral Professionalism Series

This workshop series for doctoral students and postdoctoral trainees focuses upon a range of career development topics critical to professional career success.
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
O’Hara Student Center, 2nd Floor Ballroom

How does one prepare written documents that communicate relevant experience to those who offer employment outside of the Academy? This workshop will provide information and explore strategies used to effectively prepare and market oneself to those in industry, government and non-profit organizations.


Joan AnsonJoan J. Anson, MS Ed, PC | Learn More
Director of Career Services, Student Affairs
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health


Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
1105 Scaife Hall, UPMC Conference Center

Dr. Monga will be joined by a junior faculty member, a postdoc, and a graduate student from his department who will share their insights and experiences for building positive mentoring relationships.


Paul MongaPaul Monga, MD
Chair for Experimental Pathology
Vice Chair and Chief of 
Division of Experimental Pathology
Professor of Pathology (Division of Experimental Pathology), Professor of Medicine (Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition)
Assistant Dean for Medical Scientist Training Program
Director of Cellular Approaches to Tissue Engineering & Regeneration (CATER) Program, University of Pittsburgh


Kari Nejak Bowen, PhD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Pathology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Tirthadipa Pradhan-Sundd, PhD
Instructor of Pathology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Jackie Russell
Graduate Student Researcher
Hepatic Pathophysiology Laboratory
University of Pittsburgh


Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
S120 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

Designing a scientific poster and presenting your research effectively require that your content demonstrates integrity, clarity and style. Dr. Seth Horne will discuss the critical components for your poster, as well as how to build a well-structured story when describing your research to your audience. Together, these guidelines can provide you with the information you’ll need for your next poster presentation.


Seth HorneW. Seth Horne, PhD | Learn More
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
University of Pittsburgh Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences


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