Dr. Caleb McKinney
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC, USA.
Dr. Caleb McKinney is assistant dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Training & Development for Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC), and diversity officer for the National Postdoctoral Association. Dr. McKinney is committed to graduate student and postdoctoral scholar advocacy and career formation. He graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Applied Economics and Management. He then completed his PhD in microbiology from New York University, and he is currently enrolled in a Master’s in Professional Studies program in Design Management and Communications at Georgetown University. During his postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, he mentored junior trainees in the lab, participated on several training committees, and managed a cadre of professional development programs for research trainees through the NIAID Office of Training and Diversity. At Georgetown Medical Center, Dr. McKinney built and leads the graduate and postdoctoral training and development portfolio for Biomedical Graduate Education which includes the Office of Career Strategy and Professional Development, a biomedical graduate career center that provides career advising and professional development programming for Masters students, PhD students, and postdoctoral scholars. Furthermore, he implemented a workforce research team that manages and analyzes outcomes data for marketing materials and external funding proposals. He also mentors and provides administrative support to the Georgetown University Postdoctoral Association (GUPDA).