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The NPA 10th Annual Meeting was held March 16 - 18, 2012, at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco, California

More than 300 postdoctoral scholars, postdoctoral administrators and faculty participated in the event. We wish to thank all of this year's attendees, volunteers, and supporters for making the 2012 Annual Meeting a huge success.


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A Novel Approach and Framework to Assessing Postdoctoral Career Development and Progress: Changing the Postdoctoral Culture at the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

Presenters: Tammy L. Dennis, Postdoctoral Affairs Coordinator, Center for Postdoctoral Affairs, Office of Academic Career Development, University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences; Steven K. Wendell, Ph.D., Assistant Director of Postdoctoral Development, Center for Postdoctoral Affairs, Office of Academic Career Development University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences; Research Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine; Darlene F. Zellers, M.A., Director, Center for Postdoctoral Affairs and Office of Academic Career Development University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences; Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

 

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Becoming a More Effective Research Mentor

Presenters: Christine Pfund, Ph.D., Associate Director, Delta Program in Research, Teaching and Learning Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

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Beyond the PDO: Career Growth for Experienced Postdoc Administrators

Presenters: Chequeta Allen, MBA, Global Healthcare Marketing Director, Oracle USA; Diane Klotz, Ph.D., Director, Office of Training and Academic Services, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute; Karen Peterson, Ph.D., Scientific Ombudsman and Director of the Office of Scientific Career Development at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Moderator: Molly Starback, MSLS, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services, Duke University.

 

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Building an Entrepreneurial Postdoc Association: Bridging the gap between Academia and Industry

Presenters: Hyejun Ra, Ph.D., in Electrical Engineering, Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University School of Medicine; Shiming Xu, Ph.D., in Cardiovascular Diseases, Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University School of Medicine; Jordan R. Plews, Ph.D., in Biochemical Engineering and Stem Cell Biology, Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University School of Medicine.

 

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Business Dining is Not About Food

Presenters: Mary Mitchell, President, The Mitchell Organization.

Conflict Resolution Skills for the Postdoc Office Leader

Presenters: Karen Peterson, Ph.D., Director, Office of Scientific Career Development and Scientific Ombudsman, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA.

Defining the Humanities Postdoctoral Experiences

Presenters: Kristen Hodge, Ph.D., recent postdoctoral fellow in Graduate Education Administration in the Office for Diversity and Student Experience, University of Maryland, College Park, Policy Analyst for the American Association of Universities (AAU); Nicole Stahlmann, Ph.D., Director of Fellowship Programs, American Council of Learned Societies; Ralph Hexter, Ph.D., Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor, University of California Davis.
Moderator: Stacy L. Gelhaus, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh.

The English Works for Postdocs!

PresentersBrenda Robati, President, The Language Company; Emma Batten-Bowman, Academic Coordinator, The Language Company.

 

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Effective Strategies to Diversify Your Institution's Postdoctoral Population

Presenters: Ed Krug, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs; Associate Professor, Medical University of South Carolina; Partnerships between NIH IRACDA Postdoctoral Fellows and Minority Serving Institutions; Chris Des Jarlais, Ed.D., Assistant Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs, University of California, San Francisco; Postdoc Preparation Bootcamps; LaShauna Connell, Diversity & Recruitment Coordinator, University of Pennsylvania; Institutional Recruiting by a Postdoc Office.
Moderator: Alberto Roca, Ph.D., Diversity Consultant, MinorityPostdoc.org.

 

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Health Science Administrators at NIH: Insight Into This Exciting Career Choice

Presenters: Danielle Carlin, Ph.D., DABT, Program Administrator (Superfund Research Program, Center for Risk and Integrated Sciences, NIEHS); Michael Humble, Ph.D., Program Administrator (Cellular, Organs, and Systems Pathobiology Branch, NIEHS).

 

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How to Build a Postdoc Industry Exploration Program

Presenters: Christopher Tsang, Ph.D., postdoctoral scholar and chair of PIEP committee; Justin Elstrott, Ph.D., postdoctoral scholar and PIEP committee member; Mike Fisher, Ph.D., postdoctoral scholar and PIEP committee member.

 

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Institutional Strategies for Advancing Postdoc Women's Careers

Presenters: Kathleen Flint Ehm, Ph.D., National Postdoctoral Association Project Manager; Mary Ann Mason, Ph.D., J.D., Professor of Law and Co-Director, Berkeley Center on Health, Economic & Family Security, University of California at Berkeley; Cathee Johnson Phillips, M.A., National Postdoctoral Association Executive Director.

 

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My Career or My Visa: How International Postdocs Must Balance Career Advancement with Visa Issues

Presenters: Lorraine Tracey, Ph.D., Director of Biological Research & Development, NanoDetection Technology, Inc.; Schaun Korff, Ph.D., Medical Science Liaison, MS Medical Affairs, Genzyme Corporation; Brendan Delaney, J.D., Leavy, Frank & Delaney, LLC.

 

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National Science Foundation Presentation on Postdoctoral Programs and Policies and Discussion on the Issues Impacting Success of STEM Postdoctoral Trainees and Postdoctoral Offices

Presenters: Jessie DeAro, Ph.D., Program Director Division of Human Resource Development, Directorate of Education and Human Resources, National Science Foundation; Kenneth Gibbs, Jr., Ph.D., AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow, Division of Human Resource Development, Directorate of Education and Human Resources, National Science Foundation; Earnestine Psalmonds Easter, Ph.D., Program Director of Division of Graduate Education, National Science Foundation.

 

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Networking: A Tool for Building Relationships and Exploring Careers

Presenters: Dara Wilson-Grant, MSEd, LPCA, Associate Director, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Owner, Careers in Bloom.

Setting Expectations and Managing Conflict: Training Workshop in Interest-Based Negotiation

Presenters: Rania Sanford, Ed.D., Assistant Dean, Postdoctoral Affairs, Stanford University; Margo Horn, Ph.D., Lecturer, Department of History, Stanford University.

 

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Supporting International Spouses of Postdocs at UC-Berkeley

Presenters: Sam Castaneda, B.A., Director, Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs Program, University of California - Berkeley; Yvonne Lefort, M.A., Career Consultant/Intercultural Trainer, Instructor: "Creating a Fulfilling Life in America" at University of California - Berkeley.

 

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Plenary Session: The Founders' Perspectives After the First Decade

Presenters: NPA founders Orfeu M. Buxton, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Associate Neuroscientist, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Raymond Clark, Ph.D., Program Manager/Research Fellow, San Diego State University; Carol L. Manahan, Ph.D., Scientific Education Manager, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research; Avi Spier, Ph.D., Director of Business Development, The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF); Claudina A. Stevenson, Ph.D., Independent Consultant, Translational and Personalized Medicine; Arti Patel Varanasi, Ph.D., M.P.H., Founder, President, and CEO, Advancing Synergy, LLC.
Moderators: Laurel Haak, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer, Thomson Reuters.

 

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Closing Plenary Session: Town Hall Meeting Featuring the NPA Strategic Plan for 2013-2017

Presenters: Lori Conlan, Ph.D., Chair, NPA Strategic Planning Committee and NPA Board Member
Moderators: Cathee Johnson Phillips, M.A., NPA Executive Director; Lorraine Tracey, Ph.D., Chair, NPA Board of Directors.

 

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