Amanda York, PhD Joins Life Science Partner as Executive Search Associate
Life Science Partner is delighted to announce the recruitment of Amanda York, PhD to our recruitment team as Executive Search Associate. Amanda will be responsible for managing our search operations and firm operations, including our research programs and technology platforms.
Prior to joining LSP, Amanda earned her PhD in Biochemistry, Cell & Developmental Biology from Emory University, where she studied the development of neuromuscular synapses, a delicate process susceptible to many neuromuscular diseases. While pursuing her PhD, Amanda co-founded and led the Emory Science Advocacy Network, an organization that advocates for the interests of the biomedical sciences to Congress.
“Amanda’s scientific and advocacy background gives her a strong foundation from which to drive our research programs forward while bringing to bear her complementary communication and problem-solving skills,” notes Tom Callaway, MD, Founder and President. “We are pleased to have Amanda join Life Science Partner as we continue to expand our highly specialized, exceptionally credentialed recruiting team.”
Amanda’s research experience in the sciences has already proven invaluable to some of our challenging technical searches. “I firmly believe that high-level recruiting begins with a fundamental understanding of the technologies, business challenges, and market forces that are important to our clients,” comments Evan McClure, MD, Partner. “We hire scientific and medical experts like Amanda because they are able to grasp these issues quickly and give our research a depth unmatched by the generalists at most other search firms.”
Amanda earned her PhD from Emory University and her undergraduate degree in biology from Georgia Institute of Technology with Highest Honors. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys traveling, cheering on the Falcons, spending time with family, and artistic painting.
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