Sharolyn Kawakami-Schulz, PhD

Director, Office of Professional Development for Graduate Students and Postdocs, Medical School

Sharolyn Kawakami-Schulz

Contact Info

sharolyn@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-625-2297

Office Address:
Room 742
Mayo Memorial Building

Director, Office of Professional Development for Graduate Students and Postdocs, Medical School

Office of Biomedical Graduate Research, Education & Training (BGREAT)


Postdoctoral Training, National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Training Award

PhD, Genetics, University of Wisconsin - Madison

BSci, Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development, University of Minnesota

Summary

Sharolyn Kawakami-Schulz, PhD, recently returned to the Twin Cities to start the Office of Professional Development for Graduate Students and Postdocs in the University of Minnesota Medical School. She was previously a program manager in the NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education, where she developed career development programs and initiatives for NIH trainees of all stages. She received her Bachelor of Science in genetics, cell biology, and development from the University of Minnesota, and her doctoral degree in genetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a former Peace Corps volunteer, having spent two years developing a variety of non-technical skills in Ghana, West Africa.

Expertise

Professional Development, Teaching, Leadership, Science Education Outreach