Join the Black Women in Science and Engineering for "Careers and Conversations with..." Dr. Cynthia Warrick, Founder of the Society for Diversity in the Biomedical Sciences(SDBS). We will hear about her career in academia as well as her new endeavours to help increase diversity in STEM.
Dr. Cynthia Warrick has 20 years of higher education experience as faculty, researcher, educator, and administrator. A pharmacist by profession and native of San Antonio, Texas, Dr. Warrick received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Howard University; a Master of Science degree in Public Policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology; and the PhD in Environmental Science and Public Policy from George Mason University. Most recently, she served as Interim President of Grambling State University.
Prior to that appointment, Dr. Warrick served as Interim President of South Carolina State University, Senior Fellow in the Center for Minority Health Services Research at Howard University, Dean and Tenured Professor of Pharmacy, in the School of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Elizabeth City State University and its Chief Research Officer; Associate Professor and Director of Environmental & Occupational Health at Florida A&M University, Assistant Professor of Management, Policy & Community Health at the University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, and Assistant Professor of Clinical & Administrative Pharmacy at Howard University.
Currently, Dr. Warrick is Senior Fellow, Research and Evaluation and Co-Principal Investigator at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF). She has recently founded the Society for Diversity in the Biomedical Sciences(SDBS) to facilitate education, training and professional development for students, graduates, faculty and professionals. SDBS will also facilitate diversity partnerships with research universities, federal agencies and the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.