Friday, October 21, 2016

BAHS at CoST Career Day

Mr. Ken Roszel, M.S., R.T. (R), program director,
School of Radiologic Technology at Geisinger Medical Center
discusses careers in Medical Imaging.
BAHS students turned out in great numbers for the biology and allied health panels at the College of Science and Technology Career Day that was held at Kehr union on October 14, 2016.  Students had the opportunity to ask questions of alumni panelists, to get advice on how to enter and succeed in various graduate and professional programs, and to learn about the daily activities and opportunities that can be found in various careers.  Panelists at the biology session were: Melissa Tomacavage, senior analyst in Genomics at GeneDx; Deidre Fahy Belolan, quality engineer at Amcor Rigid Plastics; Kerri Horwath, Vaccine Specialist at Vaxserve, Inc; Dr. Gene Kinney, Chief Operating Officer at Prothena Corporation; Amanda Naugle Robinson, medical laboratory scientist at Evangelical Community Hospital; and Jessical Willis, doctoral student in neurobiology at Lehigh University.  Allied health panelists were Amber Kolk, medical laboratory scientist at Geisinger Medical Center, Dr. Shannon Carper, physical therapist at Commonwealth Home Health & Hospice; Laura Laidacker Moore, physician assistant, Geisinger Medical Center, Kenneth Roszel, program director, School of Radiologic technology at Evangelical Community Hospital; and Kim Warren, microbiology assistant supervisor at Wilson Hospital. The biology and allied health sessions were moderated by Drs. William Schwindinger and Barry Nolt and organized by Dr. Kristen Brubaker. Thank you to all of our alumni panelists--it was great to see you all. We are proud of all of your successes. Stay in touch!