Bioscience Careers

May 29, 2014

“Fair Balance: My career as a medical science liaison”

Fair Balance: My career as a medical science liaison

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Download Dr. Payne’s talk here

Shannon Payne, Ph.D.

Medical Science Liaison – Nephrology
Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Hayward, CA

As a Medical Science Liaison, Dr. Shannon Payne interacts with leaders in the pharmaceutical industry to identify emerging clinical issues and educate clinicians about pharmaceutics and medical devices. In this role, she actively manages investigator-initiated studies and clinical trial sites. Dr. Payne will provide her perspective on a career as a Medical Science Liaison. She will share the steps that she took to get there, from her Genetics PhD at UW, to her postdoc at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, to Program Manager and Senior Clinical Scientist positions at a molecular diagnostics company, and finally to her current position.