Career Development Series – Upcoming Events

Career Development Series

Welcome to the 2023 Spring Career Development Series!

Please feel free to share your ideas for this series or contact Dr. Erin Lake.

Irina DegtiarVisit with department alumna Irina Degtiar, PhD ’21, Statistician at MathematicaThursday Feb 2, 2023 | 1:00 – 2:30pm | Room 426 in-person(Joint with the Biostat Student Seminar)RSVP here for Lunch

After obtaining her PhD in biostatistics from Harvard in 2021 (Generalizability Methods for Estimating Causal Population Effects, advisers Sherri Rose and Francesca Dominici), Irina Degtiar has been working as a Statistician at Mathematica, where she had also interned during her PhD.  Mathematica is an employee-owned social policy research company whose mission is to improve public well-being.  As a member of the health division, Irina works on projects spanning primary care delivery, transgender health, and surgical device clinical trials, while using and developing methods for generalizability, causal inference, small area estimation, and more.  Mathematica offers data science internships for SM and PhD students and fellowships for PhD students – Irina will discuss both.  With prior experience also in several industry as well as academia settings, Irina has a wealth of insight and advice for our students!

Around the School:

  • Friday Jan 27, 2:30-5:00pm | SOCH, CambridgeCohosted by Harvard FAS OCS and HSPH OCPD, the Biotech, Pharma, Healthcare Career Expo, will be held in person Info available on Engage. (registration not required)
  • Wednesday Feb 1, 5:30-7:00pm | Kresge 202Hosted by our amazing HSPH OCPD – Life Sciences Alumni Career Panel (GSK, Vertex, Verily and more) with food and networking, and featuring several of our recent Master’s in Biostatistics alums Alma Fredriksson SMBIO ’21 and Katherine Cyr SM BIO ’21!  Don’t miss a chance to hear from these recent graduates from our department now out in the field, each with experience and insights for our students!  More info on Engage and the OCPD Canvas site.