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PI Team
Joerg Schlatterer

Joerg Schlatterer PhD

Co-PI

American Chemical Society

Dr. Schlatterer studied chemistry in Berlin and received his Ph.D. in Heidelberg (Germany) in 2004. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Florida before moving on to become a research associate and subsequently a faculty member in biochemistry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. At Einstein, Dr. Schlatterer published more than 16 peer-reviewed articles, filed 4 patents and patent applications, and was a co-creator and director of the Career & Professional Development Program for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Researchers. Dr. Schlatterer worked as Assistant Dean of Faculty Professional Development at Columbia University Medical Center before joining the National Science Foundation in summer 2014 as a National Science Foundation Program Director for the Graduate Research Fellowship Program. He joined the American Chemical Society in March of 2017. Dr. Schlatterer is Assistant Director in the Education Division and focuses on student and postdoctoral scholars development.

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Corrie Kuniyoshi PhD

PI

American Chemical Society

Corrie Kuniyoshi is a Senior Program Manager at the American Chemical Society in the Graduate & Postdoctoral Scholars Office. She received her Ph.D. in Physical-Organic Chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles. Corrie has over 10 years of work experience creating and managing career and professional development resources and programming for graduate students and postdocs in the chemical sciences, including acting as the editor for the ACS Graduate & Postdoctoral Chemist and as program manager for the ChemIDPTM (ChemIDP.org), a comprehensive interactive individual development plan platform.

Cynthia Fuhrmann

Cynthia Fuhrmann PhD

Co-PI

University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School

Cynthia Fuhrmann, Ph.D., is Associate Professor at University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School. She has more than 15 years of experience directing programs in professional development for early-career biomedical scientists, founding UCSF’s Preparing Future Faculty program and UMass Chan’s Center for Biomedical Career Development, a scholarly incubator for educational approaches in Ph.D. career development. She co-authored myIDP, the first STEMM-focused IDP website and used by more than 200,000 scientists worldwide. Dr. Fuhrmann’s 2011 study on the career interests of biomedical PhD students contributed to growing national dialog about the training needs of PhD scientists. Building on this study, she innovated approaches to integrate IDPs and professional development across UMass Chan’s core PhD curriculum, with funding from the NIH and Burroughs Wellcome Fund. Dr. Fuhrmann serves on advisory boards for the Association of American Universities’ Ph.D. Education Initiative, the NSF IGE Innovations Acceleration Hub, National Professional Science Master’s Association IDP project, and numerous training programs. She is active in the Graduate Career Consortium, AAMC GREAT Group, and NIH BEST Consortium. Her engagement with a diverse array of organizations has informed her role in leading Professional Development Hub (pd|hub), a national initiative to bring together stakeholders to advance STEMM Ph.D. career development. Fuhrmann holds a BS in Chemistry from the University of California Davis and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from University of California San Francisco.

Jodi Wesemann

Jodi Wesemann PhD

Senior Advisor

American Chemical Society

Jodi Wesemann is the Assistant Director for Educational Research at the American Chemical Society, coordinating strategic planning and special projects for the ACS Education Division. She serves as the Associate Staff Liaison to the Society Committee on Education and a facilitator for the ACS Leadership Development System. She was involved in the establishment of the Cottrell Scholars Collaborative New Faculty Workshop and served as a member of the ChemIDP and the ACS Career Pathways development teams. She earned a BA from Augustana College (IL) and a PhD from Indiana University.

Terri Chambers

Terri Chambers Ed.D.

Senior Advisor

American Chemical Society

Terri Chambers is the Director of Learning and Career Development at the American Chemical Society (ACS). The Learning and Career Development team develops and disseminates relevant, effective, and customer-focused resources and professional training opportunities that enable learning and career development for chemistry students and professionals. Chambers has contributed to numerous projects: the NSF-funded ACS Bridge Program, the NSF-funded Get the Facts Out Project, the ACS-Hach scholarship and grant programs, the American Association of Chemistry Teachers and a variety of learning/training professional development resources and activities. Prior to joining ACS in 2005, Chambers taught chemistry at the high school and two-year college levels. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, FL a Master’s degree in Cellular and Molecular Medicine from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD and a Doctorate in Education from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA.

Laura O’Dwyer

Laura O’Dwyer PhD

Psychometric Consultant

Lynch School of Education and Human Development, Boston College

Dr. Laura M. O’Dwyer is a Professor in the Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics, and Assessment department at the Lynch School of Education and Human Development at Boston College. Her expertise is in the areas of quantitative research methods and design, instrument development, and advanced data analysis. She has extensive experience in conducting field research and in the analysis of large-scale state, national, and international databases. Her work has been funded by the NSF, the US Department of Education, and the Institute of Education Sciences.

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Leslie Reynoso

Program Specialist

American Chemical Society

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Nancy Bakowski

Director, Academic Engagement and Outreach

American Chemical Society

Robert Koenig

Robert Koenig

Data Analyst

American Chemical Society

Steering Committee
Bill Lindstaedt

Bill Lindstaedt MS

Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career Advancement, International and Postdoctoral Services

University of California, San Francisco

Kathleen Flint-Ehm

Kathleen Flint Ehm PhD

Director for Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development

Stony Brook University

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Amy Pszczolkowski MS

Assistant Dean for Professional Development, Graduate School

Princeton

Cynthia Sdies

Cynthia Sides PhD

Director, Office of Industry Engagement

University of Arkansas

Alexis Catala

Alexis Catala

PhD Candidate

University of Colorado Denver

Michael Ashby

Michael Ashby PhD

Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma