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Managing the Grad School Process


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October 26, 2017

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT

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Jacqueline Fiore

Jacqueline Fiore

Jacqueline Fiore is a Ph.D. candidate in Tulane University’s Economic Analysis and Policy program and a GoMRI Scholar with the Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities (CRGC). Jacqueline joined the CRGC economics sub-team where she works with RAND Corporation economists Drs. Craig Bond and Shanthi Nataraj using applied econometric methods to study the Deepwater Horizon oil spill’s economic impacts on the Gulf fisheries and tourism industries. Her research interests are in health economics, epidemiology, and health policy. Jacqueline has more than 10 years of prior work experience; in her last position, she held a leadership role for an International Center of Excellence for Malaria Research in Malawi, Africa sponsored by the US National Institutes of Health. She also previously served as the project manager for 14 vaccine and treatment clinical trials for infectious diseases in low-income countries. More »

Vanessa Parks

Vanessa Parks

Vanessa Parks is a Ph.D. candidate at Louisiana State University and works as a graduate assistant for the Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities. Her research is primarily concerned with the social determinants of health. Her dissertation will focus on the health and social impacts of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. She has previously worked on projects related to young men’s experiences in abstinence-based sexual education programs, barriers to breastfeeding, and needs assessments of underserved communities. When she isn’t working, she enjoys yoga, running, and spending time with her husband and two dogs. More »

Webinar Topic

This conversation is designed to provide current graduate students with helpful tips and strategies on navigating the graduate school process. Topics covered will including interacting with advisors, publishing articles, the necessity of internships, and other practical bits of advice for students.

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Space is limited and registration is required. To receive login and call-in information, RSVP online. If you are unable to attend, we will be recording the webinar and posting it on the website of the Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities.

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