Student Lunch Panels: Saturday, April 13 12:00‐1:30PM
(A boxed lunch will be provided for STUDENTS who PAID to register)


Panel I: Careers in Industry
Location: Frey Hall, Room 150
Dr. David B. Olsen (’83)
As a 30+-year veteran of drug discovery in a large pharma company, he is always active in
recruiting/interviewing/hiring new scientific talent for the organization. If you are interested in enhancing your chances of landing a scientific job in industry – drop in and see how you can differentiate yourself from the crowd of job applicants with some simple suggestions to your CV (resume) and interview performance. The interactive session will last approximately one hour. Please bring your Qs for Dr. O.! The session is offered for bachelors and graduate level students seeking industry employment, but Dr. Olsen can also provide insights on the role of graduate education in your preparation for employment.


Panel II: Careers in Healthcare
Location: Frey Hall, Room 110 (Alexander Auditorium)
Messiah College/University alumni practicing medicine in several areas will describe their professional pathways and respond to questions from the audience.

Andrew Nevin (‘18) MD, M.Ed.
Internal Medicine / Pediatrics Resident
Penn State Health
Daniel Kreider (‘12) MD
Emergency Medicine & Ultrasound
Director, WellSpan York Hospital
Rebekah Nevin (‘19)
Clinical Research Specialist
Kristin (Kreider) Wallace (‘11) PA
Medical Oncology, Hospital of the
University of Pennsylvania
Daniel Wingert (‘14) MD
Assistant Professor, Department of
Anesthesiology and Perioperative
Medicine, Penn State Health


Panel III: Careers in Organismal and Field Biology
Location: Kline Hall of Science, Room 120
Messiah College/University alumni involved in careers related to organismal and/or field biology will describe their career preparation and employment experiences and respond to questions from the audience.

Leo “Rick” Donovall (‘03) MS
National Operations Manager for the
Citrus Health Response Program and
Japanese Beetle Program, U.S.
Department of Agriculture, Animal and
Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant
Protection and Quarantine
Ben Hepler (‘12) MS
Environmental Consultant, Skelly and
Loy, Inc.
Kristin Coury (‘14) MS
Senior Aquarist, National Aquarium,
Baltimore MD
Erik Lindquist Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Biology and
Environmental Science
Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
Messiah University
David Jackson (‘99)
Principal and Ecological Services
Practice Lead, Civil & Environmental
Consultants, Inc., Athens PA