Preparing Girls to be Future Scientists

Abby Sciuto working the behind the scenes of murder investigations in her fictional crime lab were Cynthia Chapple’s favorite parts of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) television series. Chapple had always been good at math and was inspired to pursue a degree in forensic biology due to “Abby’s” lab work, along with growing up … Continue reading Preparing Girls to be Future Scientists

Environmental Health is Changing Health Care for Women

As a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP-BC) and attorney, Sue Kendig has combined her passion for public health and the law with her goal of improving health care. A Nurse with a Law Degree Kendig’s nursing career, spanning four decades, has focused on women’s health providing care before, during and between pregnancies, addressing … Continue reading Environmental Health is Changing Health Care for Women

Using Communication to Show that Science Isn’t Boring

Scientist, science writer, communicator, teacher and entrepreneur are just a few ways to describe doctoral candidate Rosie Dutt. Since she was a child, she has been curious about science and fascinated by the brain. “I would ask my parents why people behave the way they do? And why do we experience certain emotions?” she said. … Continue reading Using Communication to Show that Science Isn’t Boring

Paving the way for future scientists

A summer internship program aimed at getting underrepresented minority students interested in science careers helped shape her future. Kellyann Jones Jamtgaard, Ph.D., attended her first internship the summer before her freshman year of high school, the experiences gave her the mindset that she could pursue a science career.  Summer internship paves the science way The … Continue reading Paving the way for future scientists