April Weir-Hauptman is a clinical project manager at Covance, Inc., where she oversees the conduct of clinical trials. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh and her Master of Science degree in biochemistry and Wisconsin MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. April’s career background is in stem cell research and business development. She is passionate about using both her science and business background to improve the lives of others through scientific research. April has a great interest in entrepreneurship and leadership; she enrolled in the Wisconsin MBA program with the hope that she will acquire the knowledge to achieve both.