Career Story by Joan Adamo, Assistant Professor and Director for Regulatory Support Services
Question: What is a good career if you love science, have an eye for critical review, appreciate the need to follow the rules and secretly have a desire to wield some modicum of authority?
Answer: Regulatory Affairs! (aka. the federal regulation of drugs, biologics and medical devices)
My career trajectory was constantly being nudged by personal involvements; however, I did not let that deter me from finding a job that piqued my interest and allowed me to expand my horizons into the directions I wanted it to turn.