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- DescriptionAuthors Ludlow and Kent have crystallized the keys to a successful career in research for research-oriented graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, biomedical and clinical investigators and faculty members at various stages of their careers. This book outlines guides to success in critical areas of a scientific career, including designing research, developing research programs, obtaining research grants, publishing in top journals, making sense of impact scores, grant writing do's and don'ts, applying for patents, and how to become a leader in a scientific field. The authors cover the As to Zs of career-building strategies toward a rewarding life in academia and science. Within each of the 11 chapters these authors share their and others' experience about how to navigate science and academia. Readers will find answers to virtually every possible important question that will play an important part at each stage in their careers.
- Author BiographyChristy L. Ludlow, PhD, is Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Director of the Laboratory of Neural Bases of Communication and Swallowing at James Madison University in Virginia. Dr. Ludlow first served as program staff in Extramural Research administering grants and contracts at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, before she moved into the Intramural Research Program of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. There she became a Senior Investigator responsible for conducting both basic and clinical research and training many postdoctoral fellows in research. Dr. Ludlow has received Honors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the American Laryngological Association, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. In the last five years, Dr. Ludlow has conducted clinical trials in collaboration with industry, was responsible for Investigational Device Exemption trials under the FDA as both a Principal Investigator and Sponsor, and has filed patents for neurorehabilitation. Raymond Kent, Ph.D. is Professor of Communicative Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His current primary research interests include: neurogenic speech disorders in children and adults, speech development in infants and young children, procedures to assess speech intelligibility and quality, acoustic analyses of speech, and theories of speech production.
- Author(s)Christy L. Ludlow,Raymond D. Kent
- PublisherPlural Publishing Inc
- Date of Publication01/09/2010
- SubjectMedicine: General
- Place of PublicationSan Diego
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPlural Publishing Inc
- Content NoteB/W
- Weight390 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine12 mm
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