MUSC Postdoctoral Association (PDA)

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Welcome to the MUSC Postdoctoral Association! 

The MUSC PDA is a postdoc-led organization that seeks to provide support and a voice for the concerns of the Postdoctoral Trainee community at MUSC. 

What we do:  


  • Networking Activities: Twice monthly meetings open to all MUSC postdocs
  • Second Thursdays 8:30-9:30 am Monthly Coffee/Tea Drop-in (Bioengineering Rm 102)
  • Fourth Thursdays 1-2 pm At-large Monthly Meeting (location posted monthly) 
  • Postdoc Advocacy: Your PDA Executive Board officers welcome requests, complaints, and concerns and will advocate for change through the proper channels.  
  • Welcome package delivery and orientation of new postdocs   

Contact your Postdoctoral Association Executive Board with concerns, questions, and ideas for events.

Postdoctoral Association Executive Board 2022
President: Khalil Mallah
Vice President: Kristie Cox
Secretary/Treasurer: Lauren Dillard
International Affairs: Ashvita Garg
Brianyell McDaniel

To receive meeting reminders, please contact Megan Ellison at, to ensure that you are added to the postdoc listserv. 

Other Links & Resources

MUSC PDA Facebook Page: Follow us on Facebook to get up-to-date info about events, see pictures from our socials, and connect with MUSC postdocs past and present.

MUSC Postdoc Facebook Group: follow and participate in our Facebook group to post questions, suggestions, schedule events, etc., with other postdocs here at MUSC.