Jessica is an early career toxicologist in the Drug Safety Research Evaluation department at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Cambridge, MA. She represents her department on global multidisciplinary project teams spanning discovery, development, and post-marketing phases with various modalities in Oncology, Gastrointestinal, and Rare Disease therapeutic areas. As part of her role, Jessica leads toxicology strategy, oversees study execution, and contributes to global regulatory submissions. Previously, Jessica held positions at Allergan and Sage Therapeutics with increasing responsibilities. Jessica received her PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Arizona. Within SOT, Jessica has held leadership roles within the Graduate Student Leadership Committee, Women in Toxicology Special Interest Group, Mentoring Task Force, and Education and Career Development Committee. In addition, Jessica is an active member within the American College of Toxicology.