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Susan Lawrence, Chief of EPA's Microbiology Laboratory

Education and Training

  • B.S. in Microbiology, 1979, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
  • Principles of Virology, 1982, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
  • Innovation in Government Lab Program, 1999, Federal Executive Institute.
  • Coaching and Mentoring for Excellence, 2005, OPM Western Management Development Center.

Professional Experience

  • April 1997 to present - Chief, Microbiology Laboratory Branch, Office of Pesticide Programs, Ft. Meade, Maryland
  • September 1996 to March 1997, Special Assistant to the Director, Antimicrobials Division, OPP, Arlington, Virginia.
  • June 1995 to February 1996, Deputy Director, Biological and Economic Analysis Division, OPP, Arlington, Virginia.
  • October 1990 to June 1995, Chief, Public Response and Program Resources Branch, OPP, Arlington, Virginia
  • Prior to 1990 - experience as research scientist for Environmental Protection Agency and US Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland.

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