Description: Science Policy is just one of the career paths available to scientists. If you’ve ever considered the following questions, then come to this webinar to learn more. What is Science Policy? How do I start a career in Science Policy? How is the government involved in scientific research funding? How can I influence public policy and public opinion on science? What kind of issues would I work on as a Science Policy professional? What type of jobs are available? Is there any chance of employment outside of the DC capital region?
Bio: Jennifer Reineke Pohlhaus, Ph.D., Vice President of Ripple Effect Communications, holds more than 12 years professional experience in higher education, biomedicine and health, science and health policy, gender issues, and research workforce studies. Dr. Pohlhaus has overseen projects in excess of $2 Million per year and more than 20 people with diverse responsibilities (in areas of technology, policy, communications, and project management). Dr. Pohlhaus received her B.S. in Biochemistry, with a minor in management, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and her Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Certificate in Health Policy from Duke University.