Author: Charlotte Anthony | Category: Career Development | May 04, 2015
Lindsay Bira, a clinical researcher and creative thinker has recently
joined the Career
The Career Advisory Council is led by Dr. Teresa Evans through
the Office of Career Development
at UT Health Science Center in San Antonio.
In addition to her work as a postdoctoral clinical research
interventionist at STRONG STAR
PTSD Research Consortium, Dr. Bira is also a Health & Wellness coach
through her website.
background gave me a platform from which I was able to start my own business
focused on community and corporate health and wellness, and I plan to continue
to take my interests in new directions,” said Dr. Bira.
explained that she began self-branding to develop her business while doing her
that one of my strengths is being the liaison between the research world and
the public, helping to engage others in order to distribute complex and
important information in a digestible and meaningful way,” she said. “I am
currently using social media as a space to promote
my initiative and disseminate information I feel passionate about, information
that may not otherwise be accessed by others.”
Dr. Bira is
looking forward to being part of the Career Advisory Council to help share her
knowledge on professional branding and social media and also to host
discussions on venturing outside the career box.
leaps of faith and facing fears, I’ve learned that paths begin to carve
themselves once you start on them and often lead to things you would never
To read Dr.
Bira's tips on professional social media and self-branding for graduate
students, click here.
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