Monica is a Chemical Engineer at AMGEN, the World's largest independent Biotechnology Company. AMGEN strives to serve patients by transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health or even save lives. She is a Scientific Director working with drug production and development. Monica works on drug formulas and how to deliver that drug into the patient to be the most effective.
Monica has a BS and MS in Chemical Engineering from University of Arizona and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison. She always loved math and science and that Engineering is a flexible career. Her Professor encouraged her to stay and get a Masters in Biochemistry.
She loves that her job is hands on and that she can use computer modeling to help people and problem solve. Monica's advice was not to be scared of Engineering. It helps you to grow as a person.