Apply your scientific background to improving the physical and mental well being of others. Continue doing research as a physician scientist, a clinical trials coordinator, epidemiologist, or biostatistician. Or apply research findings to develop best practices in medicine.

Alumni Spotlight

Mary Kosinski, PhD, Clinical Director, Nusirt Biopharma

In the “Beyond the Lab” video series, the BRET Office of Career Development within the Vanderbilt School of Medicine interviews Vanderbilt PhD and postdoctoral alumni about their career pat

Sample Job Titles


Clinical trials coordinator/manager/director

Clinical researcher coordinator/manager/director

Translational research director

Clinical laboratory associate

Clinical data analysts/manager



Genetics specialist

Public health coordinator

Professional Organizations