Alum Zoom: Career Conversation with Kelly Lindblom, PhD, , RAC, Duke Office of Regulatory Affairs and Quality (ORAQ)
On Feb 23, our guest is Kelly Lindblom, PhD, RAC. Kelly is a Senior Regulatory Affairs Scientist in the Office of Regulatory Affairs and Quality (ORAQ) within the Duke University School of Medicine. In this role, Dr. Lindblom is responsible for providing support and guidance to investigators and regulatory study coordinators regarding the regulatory requirements relevant to their research study activities. She performs a variety of services including regulatory education, regulatory consultation, and support for regulatory submissions. Dr. Lindblom is also involved in the implementation of educational initiatives within ORAQ.
Dr. Lindblom received her undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She conducted her graduate research at Duke University, where she earned her PhD in Pharmacology with a certificate in Cell and Molecular Biology. Her research focused on the regulation of cell death in the context of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis and different types of cancer. During her graduate training, Dr. Lindblom was the recipient of a Ruth L. Kirschstein-NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship and a Robert J. Fitzgerald Scholar Award. Dr. Lindblom was the Assistant Director of Research Initiatives in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at Duke University before joining ORAQ. Dr. Lindblom holds the Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) from the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society.