Pia van Benthem
As program manager for the ToxMSDT program Pia van Benthem oversees all logistical and programmatic aspects of the training grant. She is housed in the Department of Molecular Biosciences at the University of California Davis and brings more than 10 years of experience in leading outreach and education programs in STEM sciences to the program.
Specifically, her expertise is in establishing and advancing innovative undergraduate student programs. She has collaborated with experts from Institutions of Higher Education, industry, and professional societies from across the globe to advance student access to higher education. Pia has developed and published K-16 STEM education materials and held teacher training workshops across the US.
Pia van Benthem earned her MS from the University of Applied Sciences in Stuttgart, Germany.