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Trainees get rewarding jobs as research scientists as their next step after the Lab.


2019 – Marissa Hall became an assistant professor at UNC.

2019 – Anna Grummon became a postdoc at Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies.

2019 – Sabeeh Baig became a postdoc at Columbia University.

2018 – Justin Byron became an assistant professor at UNC.

2017 – William Calo became an assistant professor at Penn State University.

2017 – Jennifer Morgan became a postdoc at University of Pennsylvania.

2017 – Teri Malo became a research scientist at University of North Carolina.

2016 – Jessica Pepper became a research scientist at RTI studying health behavior.

2015 – Jennifer Moss became a post-doc at the National Cancer Institute conducting research on HPV vaccination. She is now a tenure-track professor at Penn State University.

2015 – Jessica DeFrank became a research scientist at RTI studying health behavior.

2014 – Melissa Gilkey became an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School conducting research on adolescent health. She is now a tenure-track professor at UNC.

2014 – Emily Elstad became a research scientist at American Institutes for Research conducting research on screening and prevention.

2011 – Paul Reiter became an assistant professor at The Ohio State University conducting research on cancer prevention and control.

2011 – Annie-Laurie McRee became a post doc at the University of Minnesota conducting research on adolescent health behaviors.

2010 – Alice Richman became an assistant professor at East Carolina University conducting research on the prevention of HPV-related cancer.

2009 – Janice Tzeng worked on community health and evaluation projects at RTI International.

2008 – Talya Salz became an assistant professor at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She conducts behavioral research on quality of care for cancer survivors.

2008 – Suzanne O’Neill became an assistant professor at the Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University where she conducts research on cancer screening and testing.

2007 – Karah Fazekas conducted prostate cancer prevention education sessions. She then got her “dream job” at Family Health International working on sexual health programming for adolescents in developing countries.

2006 – Sarah Lillie became a Research Fellow at the National Cancer Institute, where she worked on evaluation of breast cancer interventions and intervention dissemination theory.