Diversity Program Alumni Updates: Shawn Drew Gaillard, Ph.D.
Shawn Drew Gaillard earned a bachelor's degree in natural science with a concentration in chemistry in 1991 from Spelman College. She went on to earn a Ph.D. in biology in 1998 from Howard University, where she participated in the Minority Biomedical Research Support program as a research associate. Drew is now a program director in the Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity (TWD) Division at NIGMS. She came to NIGMS after serving for three years as director of the NIH Academy. Her NIH experience also includes working as a chemist in the National Eye Institute for a couple of years after receiving her bachelor's degree, as well as doing predoctoral and postdoctoral research at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
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This page last reviewed on December 6, 2012