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High School Keynote Speaker

Katrina Smith, M.S.
Discovering the D.R.U.G. in You! (Determined, Resilient, Unwavering Girl)

Katrina SmithKatrina is currently working for the Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery under Dr. Craig Lindsley as a research assistant in the medicinal chemistry division. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and Master’s degree in chemistry, specializing in organic synthesis, at Middle Tennessee State University in 2011 and 2013, respectively. She is a GRITS: Girls Raised in Tennessee Science leadership team member and has been involved with EYH since 2010. While not working or running around with her five year old daughter, she is an avid triathlete and this year will complete her first half marathon.