Caleb C. McKinney, PhD

Assistant Director, Career Strategy & Professional Development (CSPD), Georgetown University

Caleb C. McKinney, Ph.D., is the Assistant Director of Career Strategy and Professional Development (CSPD)  for Biomedical Graduate Education at Georgetown University. Dr. McKinney is a biomedical research scientist with a research career that has spanned over a decade, culminating in ten peer-reviewed publications. He graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Applied Economics and Management. He graduated from New York University with a Ph.D. in microbiology. During his postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, he was on several training committees and managed a cadre of professional development programs for research trainees. At Georgetown, Dr. McKinney develops career exploration and professional leadership training programs as well as provides individualized career-related assistance to BGE students seeking a wide range of biomedical careers.  He hopes to help students develop positive outlooks and professional strategies that align with their individual experiences, passions and goals. Outside of work, Caleb is a huge advocate of wellness and physical fitness. He loves to exercise and develop new healthy recipes. Though he may have left the lab bench, his scientific creativity continues to pour out in the kitchen!