6 years, 3 letters-The end of graduate school

After 6 years in graduate school, I finally defended my dissertation and earned those 3 letters I've wanted for so long: P.h. & D.

I look forward to putting the emotional and psychological roller coaster called "grad school" behind me and moving on into the professional world, which I hope will be more routinely stable.

Anyone looking to hire a medical writer? Email me.


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Congrats, Dr. Ventii! You sure got that profile updated fast.

Now you're on the quest for another three letters: J, O, & B.

Alas, all I can offer are Y, G, & G: You Go, Girl!

By Pierce R. Butler (not verified) on 21 Jul 2008 #permalink

Congratulations! Good job!!!!

Are you looking to stay in Atlanta or are you mobile? I'll keep an eye out for suitable positions.

Huzzah! I hope you're giving yourself a celebration appropriate to your accomplishments before you get too bogged down with, "OK, what next?"

Congrats Karen!

By RobertCollins (not verified) on 21 Jul 2008 #permalink

I am not a regular reader, but it's always good to see someone who's trying to make a difference in the public's view of science to make a major accomplishment such as this. Congratulations, and may much happy writing and research follow in the years to come.

I echo Brian X. journalism abounds with poor reporting on science. I wish you the best.

Congratulations Dr. Ventii! (and on your paper too!) And btw, I love the blog, too!

By Melanie Styers (not verified) on 25 Jul 2008 #permalink

Melanie Styers! WOW! Good to hear from you. Thanks for the congratulations and (while I'm at it) thanks for all your support and help during my early years in grad school-I appreciate it a lot. Please stay in touch. Take care.

By Karen Ventii (not verified) on 30 Jul 2008 #permalink

Congratulations, you have just helped to shift to the right, the supply of labor curve

By biocheman (not verified) on 11 Dec 2008 #permalink