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Of Note: New Licensing Associate Joins Office of Technology Commercialization

If you have an invention or technology you’re interested in patenting, you may work with Dr. Chalonda R. Handy

Chalonda R. Handy, PhD, joined The Research Institute in July 2012 as a licensing associate for the Office of Technology Commercialization.  In this role, she works to protect and commercialize new technologies and inventions developed at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  

Dr. Handy received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Tougaloo College, a small liberal arts school in Mississippi.  She earned a PhD in Integrated Biomedical Science with a minor in Neuroscience from The Ohio State University and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in Neurosurgery at Emory University.  While at Emory, she also completed a one year internship in technology transfer.  To further her understanding of technology commercialization, she functioned in a junior licensing capacity at Ohio State prior to joining Nationwide Children’s.
Dr. Handy has a very diverse technical background and has investigated a number of neurological disorders.  She has authored several-peer reviewed articles including publications in PNAS, Molecular Therapy and Science Translational Medicine.  Dr. Handy has also successfully written SBIR/STTR grants that were funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Contact: Chalonda Handy, PhD

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