OUHSC Postdoc Association Events

See also the Graduate College Career & Professional Development seminars/workshops  

2019-2020

  • October 12, 2020 - Officer Elections, planning of the upcoming year
  • September 21-25, 2020 - National Postdoc Appreciation Week
    • Speakers: Courtney Griffon, PhD (OMRF) and Michael Stout, PhD (Nutritional Sciences) - Virtual Discussion: Wisdom and Recommendations for Postdocs
    •  Grab and Go box lunch
    • Come and Go breakfast
  • September 14, 2020: No Meeting, Plan on attending the National Postdoc Appreciation Week
  • August 10, 2020 - Officer Meeting , planning of Postdoc Appreciation Week
  • July 13, 2020 - No Meeting
  • June 8, 2020 - No Meeting
  • May 11, 2020: Dr. Gillian Air, Associate Dean, Graduate College: “How to Write a Biosketch” 
  • April 13, 2020 - CANCELLED
  • March 9, 2020: Kathy Kyler, M.S., MA.A.L., Office of the Vice President for Research: “Career Development and Fellowships”
  • February 10, 2020: Margaret Robinson, M.Ed. Assistant Director, Office of Interdisciplinary Programs. Discussion of opportunities for collaboration for Interprofessional Educators and Practitioners (IEPA).
  • January 13, 2020: Mary Carter, Ph.D. Writing Center Coordinator. “CVs and resumés” - help with resumé and job search materials.
  • December 9, 2019: Holiday Social: Introduction and Networking Goals (AMF Windsor Lanes)
  • November 4, 2019: Helen M. Gaudin, PhD “How to Pursue a Faculty Career” and “Why Teach”
  • October 7, 2019: What is the PDA, Officer Elections, Decide Meeting Dates

 

2018-2019

  • September 16-20, 2019: National Postdoc Appreciation Week
    • Rise & Shine Breakfast
    • Trivia Night (Fassler Hall)
    • De-Stress Day
    • Ice Cream Social & Coffee Break
    • Speaker Kevin Wooten, Univ. Houston Clear Lake: “Team Science Skills and Strategies”
  • August 9, 2019: Plan Postdoc Appreciation Week
  • July 1, 2019: Postdoc Travel Award: Provided opportunity to receive a $500 Award to attend a scientific meeting outside the OKC metro area.
  • June 10, 2019: Panel Discussion: What’s Next? Careers beyond a posdoc with Dr. Carol Curtis (Vice President and Director of i2e). Dr. Mojgan Padash, (Professor of Biology, OU Norman), Dr. Davide Ponzi, (Professor of Psychology OSU)
  • March 19, 2019: Social Event: McNellies Pub
  • February 11, 2019: Dr. Kelly Standifer, Chair, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences: “How to Interview for your first faculty position and negotiate a salary”
  • December 18, 2018: Postdoc Holiday Party (Refreshments at Fassler Hall)
  • September 17-21, 2018: National Postdoc Appreciation Week
    • Mon, Rise and Shine Breakfast (pancakes, fruit, coffee, and tea)
    • Trivia Night (Fassler Hall)
    • De-Stress Day
    • Yoga in the Park (Grassy area near clock tower and bird library)
    • Pizza and Speaker: Dr. Scott Miller, OU, “Now that you have a profession, how to survive it”
  • April 6, 2018: Dr. Jami M. Gurley (Postdoc Speaker on her research)
  • March 5, 2018: BJ Loving—OUHSC Foreign National Tax Accountant Topic: “U.S. Taxes for Foreign Nationals- How does it work?” Q&A
  • January 22, 2018: Welcome and planning of the Spring Events