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Building a Career at the Intersection of Science and Policy


Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 11:45am to 1:00pm


1634 LGRC Tower

Relevant Majors: 

All Graduate Students


Building a Career at the Intersection of Science and Policy, Thursday, April 7th - 11:45am-1:00pm, 1634 LGRC Tower
Dr. Tim Quick, a UMass alum and Sr. Nutrition Advisor in the Office of HIV/AIDS at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has made a career of combining passion for policy and science. A former Peace Corps Volunteer and AAAS Science and Diplomacy Fellow, Dr. Quick works on integration of nutrition within Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and HIV/AIDS programs in developing countries. Dr. Quick will talk about his career path, describe how his work connects science and policy, and offer insights about government agency structure and operation. Pizza will be served and pre-registration is required.  This workshop is sponsored by The Graduate School, Office of Professional Development.