BSC Weekly Meeting: Dr. Frances Richmond

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2013
  • 11:30-12:30
  • UCLA
    BSRB 154
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Dr. Frances Richmond will be providing an overview on career options in regulatory and the different methods to prepare for these careers at our meeting on, August 20th from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Biomedical Sciences Research Building (BSRB) 154.

Dr. Richmond joined the faculty of USC in 1999 as Director of Regulatory and Clinical Sciences at the Alfred E. Mann Institute, with a joint appointment in the School of Pharmacy. Dr. Richmond was educated as a neurophysiologist (BNSc, MSc, PhD) at Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario). She completed post-doctoral studies at the Université de Montréal and the National Institutes of Health before joining the faculty of Queen’s University, where she served as Associate Dean of Life Sciences (1986-1989). She also served as a policy advisor for scientific labor needs at Industry Canada (1990-1992) and as a clinical scientist at the Alfred E. Mann Foundation, an early stage device development group (1994-1995). She was the first female to be appointed Director of a research consortium funded by Canada’s Medical Research Council (1995-2000).