International Mentoring Foundation for the Advancement of Higher Education

Jesus Paez-Cortez, PhD

Dr. Jesus Paez-Cortez obtained his Medical and Ph.D. in Immunology degrees in Venezuela. He followed postdoctoral training at the Transplantation Research Center at Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and the Pulmonary Center at Boston University’s Medical School. He is now a Senior Scientist at Abbvie’s the Foundational Immunology department and works in target discovery and drug development for inflammatory conditions including Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.

For the last 6 years he has been a mentor and coach for many students and professionals in the areas of career development and public speaking. He has been honored with the opportunity to help training professionals for Boston University’s Office of Post-Doctoral affairs, Toastmasters International, local associations, and in the last year with IMFAHE.