2008 Summer Science Research Fellowship Program Career Day Speakers
July 9, 2008

 

 

 

Victoria G. Brady
Director – Engineering Research and Technology
DuPont Engineering

 

Victoria G. Brady is R&D Director- DuPont Titanium Technologies. Dr. Brady joined DuPont in 1984, as a Research Engineer at the Experimental Station. She has held research and development leadership assignments in Engineering, Central Research and Development, and Titanium Technologies. Prior to her present assignment, Dr. Brady was Director of Engineering Research and Technology for DuPont.

Victoria has also held several business assignments in Titanium Technologies (DTT): she was Co-Products Business Manager for DTT from 1996 to 1998, and managed DTT’s Mineral Products business from 1998 to 2000, when she became DTT Global Operations Manager, later leading the business’ global SAP implementation.

Dr. Brady received an A.B. degree in Physics from Bryn Mawr College in 1979 and a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Pennsylvania in 1984.

Victoria and husband Roger reside in West Chester, Pennsylvania and have two teenage children.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Curriculum Vitae (Abbreviated)


MARY ELIZABETH ERTEL, PH.D.

1024 Lancaster Avenue

Rosemont, PA  19010

drertel@gmail.com


CERTIFICATIONS:  
           

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Pennsylvania

Certified School Psychologist, Pennsylvania

EDUCATION:    
                                      

              Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania                           

                            M.A. in Clinical Developmental Psychology, May 2002

                            Ph.D. in Clinical Developmental Psychology, May 2005


              Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts  
                            B.A. in Psychology, 1998

                            Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE: 
            

Private Practice, Rosemont, Pennsylvania

Provide outpatient individual, couples, and group therapy to adolescents and adults struggling with a variety of psychological issues, including but not limited to: eating disorders, adjustment disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, grief/loss, and post-traumatic stress disorder.  Provide familial consultation and collaboration with interdisciplinary teams as is necessary for best care of the individual.

             

Saint Joseph’s University Counseling Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Assistant Director, 2007 – 2008

Provided a wide range of services to students, faculty, and staff of the University, including individual therapy, couples counseling, group therapy, and crisis intervention.  Developed and implemented several psycho-educational outreach programs.  Provided consultation to faculty, staff, and family members of students.  Directed training program for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral interns.

Consulting Psychologist to Athletics Department, 2006 – 2007

Provided individual consultation, counseling, or crisis intervention for student-athletes, coaches, and/or athletics department staff as it pertained to student-athletes.  Coordinated outreach programming for student-athletes in the areas of personal growth, performance enhancement, anxiety management, team dynamics, and other mental health issues. Served as a consultant to specific members of the Athletics Department who were responsible for the on-going assessment of student-athletes. 


Staff Psychologist, 2006 – 2007


Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2005 – 2006


Pre-Doctoral Intern, 2003 – 2004


Friends Hospital, Eating Disorders, Adolescent, Geriatric, General Adult Inpatient Units

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Psychology Intern, 2004 – 2005

Completed rotations on inpatient units focusing on intensive treatment for individuals with eating disorders, adolescents, geriatrics, and general adults.  Provided group, individual, and family therapy, developed and monitored individual patient treatment plans, coordinated aftercare planning for patients on the eating disorders unit, and collaborated closely with the interdisciplinary treatment team on each unit to ensure the highest level of care.  Conducted extensive psychological evaluations through assessment of cognitive, neurological, academic, socio-emotional, and personality functioning, and provided recommendations for both inpatient and outpatient services based on assessment results.  Provided weekly supervision to masters and doctoral level psychology students.

             

The Renfrew Center, Philadelphia and Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Intensive Outpatient Group Therapist, 2001 – 2002, 2003 – 2004

Conducted intensive outpatient group therapy for female adolescents and adults suffering from anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and eating disorders-not otherwise specified, as well as a variety of comorbid Axis I and II disorders.  Coordinated communication, organization, and crisis management response among mental and physical health care providers as an individual case manager.  Communicated regularly with insurance providers to authorize initiation and continuation of treatment.

Tower Hill School, Wilmington, Delaware

School Psychologist, 2003

Administered intelligence and achievement tests to preschool and school-age children for the purpose of admissions.  Provided reports and recommendations based on assessment.

The DelSTAR Program of St. Gabriel’s System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

DelSTAR Therapist, 2002 – 2003

Provided individual and family therapy in a comprehensive, community-based outpatient treatment program for juvenile sex offenders.  Performed psychological evaluations for the purpose of intake, placement, and development of educational and treatment plans for adjudicated delinquents referred by Family Court.

Child Study Institute Family Therapy Program, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Intern Family Therapist, 2002 – 2003

Provided weekly family, couples, and individual therapy to an urban, low-income, bi-racial family using a primarily family systems orientation.

                           

Rose Tree Media School District, Media, Pennsylvania

Intern School Psychologist, 2001 – 2002

Conducted complete psychoeducational batteries with elementary, middle, and high school students referred for evaluation for the purpose of educational planning, intervention, and placement.  Assisted teachers in developing behavioral plans for students experiencing difficulty in the classroom through teacher consultation and classroom observation.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Interventionist, Surviving Cancer Competently Intervention Program, 1999 – 2002

Conducted cognitive group therapy and systems-based multi-family group therapy focusing on post-traumatic stress among adolescent cancer survivors and their families.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, Pennsylvania

Adjunct Professor, Spring 2007

Taught a graduate course in the Foundations of the Helping Relationship, which provided an overview of basic counseling skills and techniques and general theories of counseling. 

Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Adjunct Professor, Spring 2007

Taught upper level undergraduate psychology course in Developmental Psychopathology focusing on the biopsychosocial approach to child and adolescent psychopathology.

Teaching Assistant, 2001 – 2003

Served as lab and teaching assistant for undergraduate psychology courses including Introduction to Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, and Abnormal Psychology.

Co-Advisor, 2001 – 2003

Individual supervision of undergraduates on senior theses, researching peer/team influence on the development and maintenance of disturbed eating behaviors among collegiate athletes and eating attitudes and behaviors among collegiate non-professional dancers in comparison to other collegiate athletes and non-athletes.

Therapy Case Presentation Coordinator, 2001 – 2003

Recruited members of the clinical psychology community to present therapy and assessment cases for supplementary education of graduate students and coordinated all aspects of these bi-monthly meetings.


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:  
                                                                                               

Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Dissertation Research, 2003 - 2005

Double Dose Message of Slimness: Existence and Possible Origins

Independent Research Project, 2002 - 2003

Athletic Beliefs, Eating Attitudes, and Nutritional Knowledge Among Division III Female Athletes: Trends Over Time

Master’s Thesis, 1999 - 2001

Eating Attitudes and Behaviors Among Adolescent Female Athletes and Non-Athletes

PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS:

Society for Research on Child Development Annual Conference, Tampa, Florida

Poster Presentation, 2003

The Double Dose Hypothesis: Eating Attitudes and Behaviors Among Adolescent Female Athletes

Pennsylvania Psychological Association Annual Conference, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Poster Presentation, 2002

Eating Attitudes and Behaviors Among Adolescent Female Athletes and Non-Athletes

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

American Psychological Association

Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists

Child Development Study Group of the Philadelphia Society of Psychoanalytic Psychology

A Chance to Heal Foundation


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Executive Board, Bryn Mawr College Alumnae Association, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Representative, 2006 – 2009

Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Student Senate, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Senate Representative, 2002 – 2003

AWARDS & HONORS:

Convocation Speaker, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 2005

Bryn Mawr College Graduation Ceremony, May 2005

Honorable Mention, Graduate Research Symposium, Bryn Mawr College Center for

Science & Technology and The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, 2003

McPherson Award, Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 2002

Financial award offered annually to a single graduate student in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences who has demonstrated a commitment to the highest standards of academic achievement and community service within or beyond the Bryn Mawr College community

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Ms. Mindy Fleisher
Supervisory Patent Examiner
United States Patent and Trademark Office


Since June 2007, Mindy B. Fleisher has been coordinating university outreach and partnership efforts for the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Prior to this assignment, Ms. Fleisher served as Chief of Staff to the Commissioner for Patents beginning in March 2006. As Chief of Staff, she was responsible for oversight of the Office of the Commissioner for Patents, the independent inventor programs and coordination of speaking requests and tours received by the patents organization. She also assisted the Commissioner with his daily schedule and business area operations.


Prior to being named the Chief of Staff, Ms. Fleisher was part of a team responsible for developing and implementing the USPTO Patent Training Academy, a program designed to train 1200 new patent examiners each year in an eight-month training program.


Ms. Fleisher began her career at the USPTO in 1989 as a Patent Examiner in the biotechnology area. She became a Supervisory Patent Examiner in 1995. She has held numerous assignments, including a detail to the Office of the Commissioner for Patents in 1997 and a work assignment beginning in 1998 in the Search and Information Resources Administration (SIRA). Within SIRA, Ms. Fleisher was responsible for the training programs for examiners and technical support staff on the software tools available to employees, customer outreach on electronic filing initiatives and the electronic business center which provides support to filers who are filing electronically.


Throughout her career, Ms. Fleisher has received numerous awards including the Department of Commerce Bronze Medal for examination and supervisory accomplishments; a Silver Medal for improvements in customer service and the Vice Presidential Hammer Award for work in establishing a new customer outreach program in the biotechnology group.


Ms. Fleisher received her undergraduate degree in chemistry from Bryn Mawr College. She also received an MA, M.Phil., and Ph.D. in biophysical inorganic chemistry from Columbia University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Mary Kathryn Cameron Jones, MA, MSc
MKCJones96@comcast.net

Pharmaceutical Industry Expertise in:

Strategic Risk & Crisis Management

Managed Markets Marketing/Pricing/Contracting
Healthcare Professional Marketing

Commercial Integration and Brand Planning
Corporate Affairs (Public Relations & Alliances)

Risk Communication
Government Affairs

Brand Life-cycle Management
Sales Customer Solutions

Health Economics & Outcomes Research

EDUCATION

BRYN MAWR COLLEGE POSTBACCALAUREATE PRE-MEDICAL PROGRAM                              2007-2008

UNIVERSITY OF LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE & TROPICAL MEDICINE, London, England     1994-1995
MSc, Diploma LSHTM Public Health in Developing Countries (Fulbright Scholar)

BRYN MAWR COLLEGE, Bryn Mawr, PA                                                                                         1987-1992
MA, Anthropology (concentration in Medical Anthropology), 1992
AB, Anthropology (concentration in Cultural Anthropology), 1991

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

HEALOGIX, Willow Grove, PA 2008
Managing Director
New job to start in August 2008

ASTRAZENECA LP, Wilmington, DE 1997-2007
SEROQUEL Brand Director, Strategic Risk Management, 2006-2007
Commercial brand director accountable for strategic risk management planning and integration efforts between US and Global development and commercial teams and for execution of integrated Plan of Action (POA) to address nearterm environmental risks (including tactics, timelines, resources, and accountabilities).

CRESTOR Brand Director, Healthcare Professional, 2005-2006
Commercial brand director accountable for developing integrated brand strategy and tactics, novel patienthealthcare provider marketing initiative, and setting brand priorities for corporate affairs (public relations and alliances) and government affairs (federal and state). Line management, forecasting, P&L, resourcing, and budget responsibilities.

Oncology Brand Director, Managed Markets & Pricing, 2003-2005
Managed Care Strategy Manager, Oncology, 2002 2003
Commercial brand director accountable for overall US oncology managed markets strategy and tactical delivery to maximize brand access, reimbursement, and excellence in patient access services. Line management, forecasting, P&L, resourcing, and budget responsibilities. Accountable for US oncology payer planning and strategies,
reimbursement services, market research, forecasting, budget management, tactical implementation, promotions, external customer development, ally and advocacy support, distribution strategy, and patient access initiatives for five brands. Direct accountability for IRESSA, ARIMIDEX/FASLODEX and CASODEX/ZOLADEX marketed brands. Primary brand link to oncology emerging brands and global teams for US payer considerations.

Associate Director, Health Economics and Outcomes Research, 2000-2002
Senior Scientist/Scientist, Health Economics and Outcomes Research, 1998-2000
Research Associate/Analyst, Health Economics and Outcomes Research, 1997-1998
Developed health economics and outcomes research strategies and tactics to support clinical and marketing activities on Phase II, IIIa, IIIb and IV cardiovascular, CNS, gastrointestinal, and respiratory products. Led US and Global psychometric and linguistic validation programs for patientreported outcome measures, including symptom scores and patient preference instruments. Provided expertise and technical input to US and Global business on key clinical strategy plans and protocols, commercial product profiles, and regulatory dossiers for IND, NDA/MAA filings, and DDMAC correspondences. Managed budgets and resource estimates and negotiated vendor contractual agreements.

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENT & DEVELOPMENT, London, England 1996-1997
Technical Advisor Coordinated ethnographic field research in Uganda and Kenya for EUfunded project to evaluate health status and community wellbeing due to environmental impacts of water quality and quantity.

LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE & TROPICAL MEDICINE, London, England 1995-1996
Research Fellow, Environmental Epidemiology Unit Led risk assessment/communication component of EUfunded project in six Eastern European countries to evaluate the role of community stakeholder management in addressing the effects of environmental contamination on children’s respiratory health.

INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT 1995
Institute of Social & Economic Research, Kingston, Jamaica Directed ethnographic qualitative research on UNICEFfunded project to determine impact of Jamaican cultural norms on adolescent academic status
Family Care International, New York, NY Developed reproductive health training manuals for national health promotion programs in four SubSaharan countries.

FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF PELOTAS/CENTER FOR EPIDEMIOLOGICAL RESEARCH, Brazil 1993-1995
Research Associate Designed community health perception survey and implemented HIVseropositivity prevalence study as part of municipal public health programming.

MUHIMBILI UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania 1992-1993
Research Associate Led ethnographic fieldwork focusing on the role of theater troupes as a public health medium for AIDS education (postgraduate research grant).


INTERNATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

Brazil, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Poland, Romania, Slovak Republic,
Sweden, Tanzania, Uganda, and United Kingdom. Five years of combined international deployment in Japan, Tanzania, Brazil and United Kingdom.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Research Fellow, Environmental Epidemiology Unit, LSHTM, London, UK (1995-1996)
Developed Masters level course on environmental health policy
Developed workshops on risk perception and qualitative research for Central European staff


Visiting Lecturer, Center for Epidemiological Research, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil (1994)
Developed and taught elective Masters level epidemiology course, "Antropologia Medica: Teoria e Metodos"; responsible for grading student projects and course examinations


Teaching Assistant, Bryn Mawr College, Department of Anthropology, Bryn Mawr, PA (1991-1992)
Aided professors in preparing, teaching, and grading three undergraduate level courses

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Sheila A. Millar, Esq.

Partner

Keller and Heckman LLP

Serving Business through Law and Science

 

Ms. Millar counsels corporate and association clients on e-commerce, advertising, product liability, and regulatory compliance issues. She works with corporate and association clients to assist them in generating revenues and promoting their brands online through both business-to-business and business-to-consumer activities. Ms. Millar helps clients develop privacy policies, data security, access and breach notification procedures, as well as website and e-commerce terms. She develops and conducts training programs to assure national and international compliance with a range of regulatory and self-regulatory requirements, and advocates on behalf of clients on a range of issues before key policy bodies. She also counsels clients on intellectual property and assists them in structuring intellectual property protection programs to protect their trademarks and copyrights.

Ms. Millar:

* Negotiates web hosting, web development, co-branding, and e-commerce agreements, and helps clients adapt their business models to the fast-changing world of e-commerce.


* Develops web terms and conditions, and counsel on advertising and product liability aspects of websites.


* Advises multinational companies on transborder data flows, data processing, data security, and data breach responses.


* Advises leading food, beverage, toy, and consumer product companies on issues related to the advertising, marketing and sale of products and services for children and teens.


* Assists clients in challenges before the National Advertising Division (NAD) and Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU).


* Advises corporate and association clients on compliance with spam, telemarketing and similar laws.


* Provides compliance training to brand managers and advertising and promotional agencies on advertising, privacy and data protection.


* Assists major national advertisers on questions related to consumer-generated media and counsel on privacy-protective measures for social networking sites.


* Assists clients in navigating the array of federal and state requirements related to contests and sweepstakes.


* Counsels clients on risk management and product safety matters for both industrial and consumer products, as well as on compliance with Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) requirements.


* Provides environmental regulatory counseling on ozone depletion, global warming, clean air matters, pesticides, packaging and environmental marketing claims.


* Advises associations on affinity and endorsement agreements.

Recent Representative Transactions:

* Assisted a major trade association in developing a B2B marketplace for the public transportation industry and later in transferring ownership to private hands.


* Assisted clients in creating licensing arrangements that intersected issues involving product safety, intellectual property, regulatory compliance and complex strategic business matters.


* Counseled on technology licensing and cross-licensing.

Among other publications, Ms. Millar is the author of Privacy and Security: Best Practices for Global Security, Journal of International Trade Law and Policy, Vol. 5, June 2006, Department of Law, Aberdeen Business School, the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland, © 2006; "Preventing Problems and Going to Court When Prevention Isn't Enough" in Product Liability Client Strategies, Aspatore Books, © 2006; and The Executive's Guide to Internet Law, published by the American Society of Association Executives, © 2000, 2001.