HU alum to speak about career with animal health company April 13

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2012-03-29
HUNTINGTON, Ind.— Kari Riggs of Elanco Animal Health, A Division of Eli Lilly and Company, will give a talk on her career as a consultant and drug disposition and target animal safety leader at 4 p.m. April 13 in Hiner Hall of the Science Hall at Huntington University. The seminar is part of the Gerald D. Smith Lecture Series in the Natural and Mathematical Sciences, and is free and open to the public.

Riggs, who completed a bachelor’s degree in chemistry at Huntington in 2001, has been working in an industry associated with drug development for more than a decade, and currently travels the world as a consultant.

During the lecture, she will speak about how her work fits into the larger picture of drug development for companion animal (dog or cat) products.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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