This website uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some of these cookies are used for visitor analysis, others are essential to making our site function properly and improve the user experience. By using this site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. Click Accept to consent and dismiss this message or Deny to leave this website. Read our Privacy Statement for more.
2019 Annual Conference Presentations
Share |

The 17th NPA Annual Conference was held April 12-14, 2019, at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, FL.


More than 420 postdoctoral scholars, postdoctoral administrators, faculty, and company representatives participated in the event. We wish to thank all of this year's attendees, volunteers, and supporters for making the 2019 Annual Conference a huge success.

Please note: If you intend to use any of the content posted here, please be sure to obtain written permission from the original author first. If a presentation is not posted, it is at the request of the author.

 

Keynote


From the Bench to the Boardroom: Unlocking a World of Possibilities

Bahija Jallal, Ph.D., president, MedImmune; executive vice president, AstraZeneca


Plenary Sessions


Negotiation with an Imbalance of Power

Joshua N. Weiss, Ph.D., co-founder, Global Negotiation Initiative, Harvard University, senior fellow, Harvard Negotiation Project, director and creator, Masters of Science degree in leadership and negotiation, Bay Path University

 

Improving Mentoring at All Levels to Enhance Postdoc Career Development and the Diversification and Growth of the Scientific Workforce

Angela Byars-Winston, Ph.D., professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, director of research and evaluation, Center for Women’s Health Research, faculty affiliate, Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research, associate director, Collaborative Center for Health Equity, University of Wisconsin Madison

Concurrent Sessions


Accelerate to Industry: Cross-functional Teamwork

PRESENTERS: Laura Demarse, Ph.D., assistant dean for professional development, Graduate School, NC State University; Chris Smith, Ph.D., postdoctoral affairs program manager, North Carolina State University

Download this presentation: 2019 AC - Workshop

Breaking Down the Proverbial Wall: Using Effective Networking to Maximize Working Relationships

PRESENTERS: Donna J. Dean, Ph.D., executive consultant, Association for Women in Science; Cynthia Simpson, M.Ed., CAE, chief business development officer, Association for Women in Science

 

Download this presentation: 2019 AC - Workshop

 

Building a Bridge Through Faculty: Stakeholders, Strategy and Success in Postdoctoral Training and Development

PRESENTERS: Sudha Krishnamurthy, B.D.S., Ph.D., director of the Office of Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Affairs, Gladstone Institutes, NPA International Officer

Download this presentation: 2019 AC - Workshop

Building an Engaging Series with Instant Impact: A Postdoc Career Clinic Case Study

PRESENTERS: James Gould, Ph.D., director, Harvard Medical School/Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Office for Postdoctoral Fellows, Harvard Medical School

Download this presentation: 2019 AC - Workshop

Did They Really Just Say That?! Responding to Bias at Work

PRESENTERS: Julia Hernandez, Ph.D., administrative director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Ohio State University; Lena Tenney, M.Ed., M.P.A., coordinator of public engagement, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Ohio State University

 

Download this presentation: 2019 AC - Workshop

Evolution of a Teaching Institute for Postdoctoral Fellows: Theory and Practice for Navigating the Process

PRESENTERS: James Gould, Ph.D., director, Harvard Medical School/Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Office for Postdoctoral Fellows, Harvard Medical School; Jennifer Herman, Ph.D., director, Center for Excellence in Teaching, associate professor of Practice in Education, Simmons University; Elizabeth Scott, Ph.D., associate dean and professor, College of Natural, Behavioral and Health Sciences, Simmons University

Download this presentation: 2019 AC - Workshop

Postdoc to Faculty: How Academic Career Mentoring is Preparing and Empowering Rutgers Postdocs to Stay in Academia

PRESENTERS: Carmen Castro, senior program coordinator, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs & Office of Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Rutgers University; Itzamarie Chévere-Torres, Ph.D., associate director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Rutgers University; Yvonne Gonzalez, director, Mentoring and Career Development, Office of the Senior Vice President, Rutgers University

Download this presentation: 2019 AC - Workshop

Holistic Mentoring – Supporting the WHOLE Postdoc Experience

PRESENTERS: Ziyan Bai, M.Ed., doctoral candidate, leadership in higher education, University of Washington, graduate research assistant, Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, University of Washington Graduate School; Tam’ra-Kay Francis, Ph.D., research associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington; Bill Mahoney, Ph.D., co-director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA), University of Washington Graduate School, associate professor, pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine

Download this presentation: 2019 AC - Workshop; 2019 AC - Handout