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Melissa Vaught

Melissa Vaught
Melissa Vaught is the director of research development for the Institute of Translational Health Science at the University of Washington (views expressed here are her own). In Seattle, you might spot her running on the roads or the trails.

Articles by Melissa Vaught

Illuminating leadership during crisis
Life in the Lab

Illuminating leadership during crisis

7/22/2020
Volumes have been written about leadership. In these difficult times, Melissa Vaught finds herself looking for three qualities in science leaders.
We’re going to need a bigger network
Professional Development

We’re going to need a bigger network

8/1/2019
Networks hold considerable value and power, even in seemingly innocuous actions, Melissa Vaught writes, so we should pay close attention to who is in our networks and work to make them more inclusive.
The cost of networking
Professional Development

The cost of networking

8/1/2017
Consider the cost of the events you plan and how it might stress or exclude those who’ve been invited.