Coming from a family of medical professionals, Claudette Collier grew up learning the power of research. Although she initially started as a nursing student, she chose to enter the pharmaceutical industry because of the great opportunities it offers and the expansion it allows professionals. Most recently, Ms. Collier used her experience to thrive as the senior manager of global learning for AbbVie Inc., a biopharmaceutical research and development company responsible for discovering, developing, and marketing biopharmaceuticals and other drugs. She loved the job, and, moving forward, she plans to continue her efforts to advance her field in new and innovative ways. Ms. Collier has garnered more than a decade in her profession, almost half of which she spent with AbbVie.
When Jean St. Germain started her career as a medical physicist, there were very few women in the field. That only promulgated her desire to enter the profession, however, and she set out determined to succeed. Along the way, Ms. St. Germain earned a Bachelor of Science from Marymount Manhattan College and a Master of Science from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Ms. St. Germain is certified by the American Board of Health and the American Board of Medical Physics, and is a licensed medical physicist. Since 2010, Ms. St. Germain has served as an attending physicist, corporation radiation safety officer, and vice chairman for clinical and educational affairs for the Department of Medical Physics at Memorial Sloan