Meredith Theeman, Ph.D.

Director, Postdoc & Predoc Education | She/Her

As Director of Predoctoral & Postdoctoral Education at The Jackson Laboratory, Meredith oversees flexible, individualized training programs that endeavor to develop a diverse community of well-rounded, collaborative scientific leaders.

With the assistance of our Student & Postdoctoral Affairs Program Administrators, Dr. Theeman coordinates training program across campuses, including our NIH-supported T32 training grants, which support our Postbaccalaureate Fellows, Postbaccalaureate Researchers, Cooperative PhD Program students, and Postdoctoral Associates.

Day-to-day, Dr. Theeman is responsible for implementation of training initiatives, including the NIGMS-funded The Whole Scientist course and professional development workshops; trainee and program evaluation; budget and expenditures; and program marketing and recruitment. As a member of the JAX DEI Council and co-chair of JAX GE’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Working Group, Meredith seeks to provide leadership and creative approaches to the complex socio-cultural challenges and opportunities associated education and training. Meredith is the JAX Title IX Coordinator and the Tufts University Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) Liaison at JAX.

Outside of JAX, Meredith is walking in the woods, (slowly) learning to garden, and honing her home renovation skills. She volunteers as an Adviser for the Olympia Snowe Women’s Leadership Institute.