Senior Education Consultant
Ph.D. in Endocrinology, UC Berkeley
B.A. in Molecular & Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Career FieldsBiomedical research, Biology Teacher, Starting/managing non-profits
Areas of ExpertiseBiomedical Research, Ph.D. Programs in the Life Sciences, Science Fairs, Pep Talks, Writing Curriculum, Publishing in Science Journals, Science Writing for the Public, Cover Letters, Resumes, Interviews
Dave is a tumor biologist with an interest in why childhood trauma increases a person’s risk of having cancer during adulthood. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Cancer InCytes Magazine, a public health e-magazine that discusses the healthcare challenges facing disadvantaged populations.
His passion to raise the next generation of thinkers and doers has also led him into the education consulting industry. Dave obtained his B.A. and Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley. He did post-doctoral research jointly between Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and New York University.
He formerly taught biochemistry to general biology. Dave’s passion is to better society through influencing education reform, social justice, and cancer research. He likes to train the next generation of thinkers & doers.
“Talent without discipline is wasted. Skill without character is destructive. Potential without nurture is dormant. Wanting to be a winner without learning how to lose well is shortsighted. Ambition without resilience will fall short.”
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