Alumni Career Paths in Science Communication

April 21, 2021
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

This program happens once per year as part of the Every Month Series.
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Come learn about science communication as a career path from UCSF alumni who are in it. Learn how they figured out science communication was right for them, how they made their transitions, how their jobs align with their values now, and what their experiences have been showing up to their careers with their whole identities.


Pallavi Penumetcha PhD - Manager, Scientific Communications at Weber Shandwick (UCSF PhD in Biomedical Science, 2018)
Roshini Epasinghe, PharmD - Healthcare Design Strategist at UCSF (UCSF PharmD, 2011)
Karuna Meda, PhD - Science Writer at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals (UCSF PhD in Neuroscience, 2017)


Slides introducing sectors and job titles in Science Communication


This program is part of the Every Month Series.

A note about our virtual events: We would like to welcome you, as and where you are, to our virtual events. If there are times you just don’t want to be on camera, feel free to attend this event with your camera and mic off. If you prefer to switch on your camera and participate that’s great too. And if this event just won’t work for you please remember you can always make an appointment with us at any time. 

UCSF is committed to making its facilities, activities and events accessible. To request accommodations for this event, please contact Trish McGrath ([email protected]) at the Office of Career and Professional Development at least one week before the event.