Nominating Committee Nominee: Sheila Mitchell

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Education

BS (Biology), Virginia Tech, 2002

PhD (Biomedical & Veterinary Sciences), Virginia Tech, 2008

Professional Experiences

Clinical Project Manager, Piedmont Pharmaceuticals LLC, Greensboro, NC, 2016 – Present

Director of Parasitology, Small Business Research, Mycosynthetix Inc., Hillsoboorugh, NC, 2013 - Present

Clinical Research Associate, Kindred Biosciences, Inc., Burlingame, CA, 2014 – 2016

Research & Program Coodinator, Mycosynthetix, Inc., Hillsborough, NC, 2010 - 2013

Senior Research and Development Scientist, TyraTech, Inc., Morrisville, NC, 2011 – 2013

Research Scientist, Scynexis, Inc., Durham, NC, 2008 – 2010

Research Interests

Zoonotic Parasitic Diseases, Companion Animal Parasites, Drug Development

Professional Memberships/Committee/Service

American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists

  • Outreach and Education Committee 2013 – Present
  • Judge, Student Paper Competition, 2009, 2013
  • Student Representative, 2004-2005
  • Member, 1999 – Present

Southeastern Society of Parasitologists

  • Vice President, 2009 – 2010
  • Member, 1999 – 2011

North Carolina One Health Collaborative

  • Triangle Biotech RTP
  • Coalition to Unchain Dogs
  • German Shepherd Rescue Association