Melissa Schneiderman

Deputy Director

Melissa Schneiderman, a first year student at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, is currently serving as deputy director and helping to start up the school’s new chapter of InnoWorks. She graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Duke University and was awarded graduation with highest distinction because of her honors thesis on targeted drug delivery of chemotherapeutics.

While at Duke, Melissa served on the executive board and was a founding member of the Duke Women’s Mentoring Network, acted as a student volunteer in the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant unit at Duke University Hospital for four years, and also taught general chemistry and organic chemistry as a departmental teaching assistant.

At Mount Sinai, Melissa participates in the Prenatal Partnership Program where she mentors at-risk women who are pregnant and she was also accepted into the FAME research program where she is working with a Doris Duke Fellow on prognostic clinicopathologic features of small-bowel carcinoid tumors, in addition to her work with InnoWorks.

InnoWorks is a Winner of the 2007 BRICK Awards