Robin Whitsell, Founder and President of Whitsell Innovations (WI), Inc., a full-service medical and scientific writing company headquartered in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, will be attending and participating as a panelist at the 17th Annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium on April 25, 2014 at the EPA building located In Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
This career symposium is organized by postdoctoral fellows from the NIEHS and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and provides an opportunity for young scientists in the Research Triangle Park area to explore diverse fields as they plan for their future careers in biomedical sciences and other scientific disciplines The overall goal of the 2014 Career Symposium is to showcase scientists who have both traditional scientific career paths and also those who have nontraditional careers. As an integral part of this career fair, the NIEHS and EPA will be holding highly interactive panel discussion sessions that focus on successfully navigating through the hiring process for different career tracks, including scientific writing and communication.
[quotes class=”quoteleft”] “I’m honored to be asked to present and interact with the postdoctoral fellows of the NIEHS and the EPA. Interacting with scientists interested in medical writing as a profession and promoting the scholarship of our field are core values for us,” says WI founder Robin Whitsell. [/quotes]
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, is one of 27 research institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The mission of the NIEHS is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote healthier lives.