Linda received a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Arizona, Tucson, a M.S. in Toxicology from San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, and a B.A. in Biological Sciences and Chemistry from the University of California Santa Barbara, College of Creative Studies.
Linda started out in the nursing field and once she finished her masters worked as a toxicologist in small pharma and a contract research organization. She then returned to school for her Ph.D. and is now working as the Associate Director of Quality Assurance for a mid sized pharmaceutical company. During that time she was in the Army reserve and was in charge of a 440 member hospital unit during peace time and was the Company Commander of a 40 person Medical Support unit deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Linda has been an active member of the Strategy Session Committee of AWIS, SD since 2007 and became the Secretary of the AWIS San Diego Chapter in Jan 2011.
Afshawn is recent graduate from UC San Diego, graduating with a B.S. in Human Biology and a minor in Health Care-Social Issues in 2011.Read more...
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Supriya received her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in Cancer Biology, on research focused on the tumor suppressor protein, p53.Read more...
DeeAnn Visk obtained her doctorate from UCSD last year.Read more...