Joanne Salcido

Joanne Salcido obtained her PhD in biochemistry from Oregon Health & Sciences University and her B.S. in biology from Stanford University. She has conducted laboratory research in academia and at start-up companies, and has worked as a senior analyst in market research consulting firms in the drug development industry. Salcido is also trained as a lay person through Stephen Ministries to provide one-on-one Christ-centered care and support to people experiencing times of personal hardship. She currently serves as VP, Research and Family Support at the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public organization devoted to eliminating the challenges of childhood brain tumors (the views expressed here are her own and do not necessarily reflect those of her employer).