Careers in Science Communication – 2017-06-23- 4 to 6 pm -Prentice Women’s Hospital – Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Science Communication

The Disseminators of Science: A discussion of science communication career opportunities with experts in the field

This event aims to provide graduate students and postdocs who are interested in transitioning to careers in science communication with an opportunity to (1) hear about the career paths taken by experts in the field, (2) learn how to find career opportunities and what skills are necessary to transition to this industry, and (3) network with professionals from the local and national science communication sector.

The event will start with a short introductory talk by Sara Grady, editor of Helix Magazine and Communications Specialist at Northwestern, followed by two keynote talks from Gail Teitzel, PhD, Editor at Trends in Microbiology, and Lovett Evan Reddick, PhD, Medical Science Liaison for AstraZeneca. The talks will be followed by a panel discussion featuring the three speakers and additional participants including: Jessica Turner-Skoff, PhD: Science Communicator and Treeologist at Morton Arboretum; Lisa Qu, PhD: Medical Writer at Weber Shandwick – Element Scientific Communications – NU alum; and Julie Wang, PhD: Medical Writer at AbbVie – NU alum. The event will conclude with a networking reception.

Program at a glance:

4-5 pm: Short talks by Sara Grady, Gail Teitzel, and Lovett Evan Reddick

5-6 pm: Panel discussion

6-7 pm: Networking happy hour


For more Information, please visit our registration page.

NOTE: Registration is mandatory to ensure a high quality of interactions.



Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF)

The Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF) is an organization focused on creating a community among Northwestern University (NU) postdocs across all disciplines, while sharing postdoc-specific resources for career and personal development.

Chicago Graduate Student Association (CGSA)
The Chicago Graduate Student Association (CGSA) is a student organization that encompasses graduate students in various science programs at Northwestern University’s Chicago campus.
Supported by
The Graduate School (TGS) – Northwestern University