Video: WE Local Keynote Speaker Sonia Rocha-Sanchez

Sonia Rocha-Sanchez, M.S., Ph.D., M.B.A, tells her inspiring life story at WE Local Milwaukee, the Society of Women Engineers' conference on March 10, 2018.

Rocha-Sanchez is a tenured Professor of Human Physiology and Biomedical Sciences and Assistant Dean of Research at the Creighton University School of Dentistry. She is also the Vice-President and Co-Founder of F&S Medical Solutions, a startup dedicated to the research and development of medical devices and therapies for a variety of diseases.

In her role as a scientist and educator, Rocha-Sanchez has been continuously involved with coaching and mentoring of junior faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate and undergraduate students. She leads an active research program at the Creighton University School of Dentistry and has been funded by several federal and private institutions.

She serves on several national research advisory boards and as a consultant for many medically-relevant technology transfer projects. She is particularly passionate about mentoring and creating opportunities for disadvantaged youth interested in science and medicine.

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