Mary Lessig is an affiliate assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy and a senior clinical research associate for a Seattle-area immuno-oncology biotechnology company. A graduate of BRAMS, she has over 20 years of experience in clinical research. Lessig started her career in a nonclinical research laboratory, where she submitted Institutional Review Board and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee applications. After graduating from the University of Florida with a degree in biological psychology, she worked in clinical research coordinator and research quality assurance specialist roles at the University of Washington and then at a community-based hospital. Lessig serves on the board of directors of the Junior League of Seattle and volunteers with several STEM nonprofit organizations.