Deborah Kilpatrick, Ph.D., a member of the Atlanta Chapter’s first class of ARCS Scholars in 1992-93, is transitioning from her role as Chief Commercial Officer at CardioDx, a Silicon Valley personalized medicine company, to that of Chief Executive Officer at Evidation Health, a newly formed Silicon Valley digital health company.
Vivien Dugan was an ARCS Scholar at the University of Georgia during the 2004-2005 academic year. During her final semester of doctoral research, Dr. Dugan was recruited for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) -funded Postdoctoral Fellowship position in Washington, DC, to study the origins of pandemic and H5N1 avian... Read more
Nathan Rowland was an ARCS Scholar at Morehouse College during the 1996-1998 academic years. Following his Morehouse graduation, he went on to receive several honors and awards during his M.D./Ph.D. studies at Emory University. These included the Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship, the Individual Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service... Read more
Matt Allen was an ARCS Scholar at the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 2003-2005 academic years. Following completion of his Ph.D. degree, Dr. Allen spent a year in research at Sandia National Laboratories as a Postdoctoral Appointee. He accepted an appointment to the University of
Alecia Septer was an ARCS Scholar at the University of Georgia during the 2010-2012 academic years. Following completion of her Ph.D. degree, Dr. Septer moved to Cambridge, MA, and Harvard University, where she is a Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Molecular
Jill Glausier was an ARCS Scholar at Emory University during the 2006-2008 academic years. Upon completion of her Ph.D., Dr. Glausier accepted an offer as a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Translational Neuroscience Program at the University of Pittsburgh under the mentorship of Dr. David Lewis. Dr. Lewis’s laboratory is world renowned for... Read more
Dr. Kimberly Dougherty received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Emory University in 2006 and is currently a senior “postdoc” in Ole Kiehn’s laboratory in the Neuroscience Department at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.
Dr. Dougherty's research is “focused on neurons in the spinal cord that are involved in walking.” She has co-authored... Read more