CSHEMA Volunteer Spotlight

Meet CSHEMA volunteer Ryan Lisk


Director, Biological and Chemical Safety


UTSouthwestern Medical Center

Current leadership role in CSHEMA: 

Co-Chair of the Professional Development Committee

How long have you worked in EHS?

13+ years in various roles

How did you get into EHS?

A fresh out of college grad looking for a job that paid more than my paltry earnings in the restaurant business and something I could do with my Biology degree. Little did I know being hired as a Safety Specialist at Georgia Tech would turn into a career.

How long have you worked at your current institution?

4+ months

Best career advice?

Keep building networking relationships as sometimes you can't see it when the cornerstone is being laid that sooner or later turns into an architectural masterpiece. Always remember there's room for improvement on any aspect of your game as a professional.

To learn more about Ryan- click the photo below.

CSHEMA VolunteerSpotlight Archive

Just in case you missed it the first time around:

April 2021 Spotlight- Jesse Decker | UW-Madison

May 2021 Spotlight- Bruce Finlay | Eastern Virginia Medical School

June 2021 Spotlight- Joan Wickersheim | The University of Texas at Dallas

July 2021 Spotlight- Tristan White | Duke University

August 2021 Spotlight- Brock A. Young | University of Nevada, Reno

September 2021 Spotlight- Heather Coats | Texas Tech University

October 2021 Spotlight- Anthony Appleton | Colorado State University

November 2021 Spotlight- Ryan Lisk | UTSouthwestern Medical Center

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