CPD Trainee Advisory Committee
The Center for Professional Development (CPD) Trainee Advisory Committee brings together graduate students, postdoctoral appointees, and CPD staff to strategically discuss professional development opportunities within the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Past events are evaluated and improved upon, and new initiatives are proposed and brought to fruition.
Monica Javidnia, Ph.D.
SMD Postdoc Representative – Neurology, Center for Health + Technology
Monica is the School of Medicine and Dentistry co-chair for the U of R Postdoctoral Association (PDA). Her current appointment is to the Department of Neurology and the Center for Health + Technology.
SMD Graduate Student Representative - Immunology, Microbiology, and Virology
Taylor is the Secretary for the School of Medicine and Dentistry’s Graduate Student Society (GSS), and a PhD candidate in the Immunology, Microbiology, and Virology program in the Gerber Lab.
Anusha Naganthan, Ph.D.
AS&E Postdoc Representative (ex officio) - Biology
Anusha is the Arts, Sciences, and Engineering co-chair of the U of R Postdoctoral Association (PDA). She is currently appointed as a Research Associate in the Culver Lab in the Department of Biology.
- Stephen Naum, Assistant Director of Finance and Administration, Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs
- Elaine Smolock, Director of Scientific and Scholarly Advancement/Director of Writing Services
- Eric Vaughn, Director of Career Services