Thursday, November 14, 2013

Nov. 21 DSS to Feature Lynne Chronister

Next week’s Distinguished Scientist Seminar at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine will feature Lynne Chronister, vice president for research and economic development at USA.

The lecture, titled “Entrepreneurship within the University of South Alabama: Resources and Discussion and Q&A,” will take place Nov. 21, 2013, at 4 p.m. in the first floor auditorium of the Medical Sciences Building on USA’s main campus.

Prior to her position as assistant vice provost for research and director of sponsored programs at the University of Washington, Chronister served in several other key positions, including associate vice chancellor for research at the University of California, Davis, where she also served on the clinical faculty and as an interim director of the Technology Transfer Center, the Office of Human Research Protection and of interdisciplinary research support. From 1997-2002 she served as director of the Office of Sponsored Projects and as interim director of the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects at the University of Utah. From 1992-1997 she was director of research administration at Mississippi State University.

She has served on numerous international and national task forces, boards, and review committees and has co-edited a research administration book, Research Administration and Management. Chronister has served as a principal investigator on a number of state and federal contracts and grants and has served as a reviewer for both private and federal grant programs.

She served as associate director of sponsored programs at USA from 1988 to 1992 and earned her master’s degree in public administration from the University. She holds a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of Vermont.

To learn more about the lecture series, click here.

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