As part of Professor Michael Diamond's "GBL HLTH 390: Managing Global Health Challenges" course, several guest lecturers are invited throughout Fall Quarter. Professor Diamond welcomes other members of the Northwestern community that are interested in attending these guest lectures.
Guest Speaker: Evelyn M. Lee
Evelyn M. Lee is a Ph.D. scientist with experience in human resources.
Evelyn received a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Upon completing her Ph.D., she joined Abbott, a globally diversified healthcare company, where she held positions in the Abbott Diagnostics Division (ADD), leading projects through phases of research, development, manufacturing, quality, regulatory, marketing, product launch, and on-market/technical support.
With an interest in gaining a broader business perspective, Evelyn accepted a unique 6-month opportunity in ADD Human Resources, working in the Internal Staffing Center. Evelyn continued to gain business/HR experience through her work in talent acquisition, learning and development, and as an HR generalist. As Manager, University Relations at Abbott and most recently at AbbVie, Evelyn has led university partnership strategies, internship and summer research programs, and the recruitment for internship and entry-level opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate level students across many disciplines.
Currently on sabbatical, Evelyn continues to follow her passion for advancing science by providing students with resources and insights to advance their career interests.