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Workforce Advisory Council

The Workforce Advisory Council (WAC) serves a number of purposes in its advisory role to the NPSMA Board of Directors:


  1. To consult and advise the NPSMA on improving and expanding connections to industry and business;
  2. To provide a link to employers to facilitate internships and career paths for PSM students and graduates;
  3. To provide a link to corporations, government labs, and other science-based organizations to facilitate general support for the Association;
  4. To serve as a sounding board of economic and employment trends in industry and government affecting programs nationwide;
  5. To assist the NPSMA in the identification and solicitation of financial and other resources.

Members

Todd E. Arnold, Ph.D.

Managing Director

Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Lab./Icahn Institute, formerly with 454/Roche Life Sciences

Dan Kalafatas

Executive Chairman

3Degrees

Kevin Lothridge

CEO

National Forensic Science Technology Center

Susan A. McCartney, Ph.D.

Director, Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable

Small Business Development Center

Zahra MirAfzali, Ph.D., MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Encapsula NanoSciences

Michael Moskal

Sr. Vice President and Chief Information Officer

CUBRC, Inc.

Priyanka Patel, M.S.

Clinical Project Manager, Oncology

BioClinica

Susan Sauer Sloan

Director, Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable

National Academies

Michael Teitelbaum, Ph.D.

Labor and Worklife Program

Harvard Law School, formerly with Alfred P. Sloan Fund

Linda Strausbaugh, Ph.D.

Director of Strategic Initiatives

NPSMA