LES Meeting Featured Speaker Dr. Lisa Scheinin


The December 18th LES Meeting will feature Dr. Lisa Scheinin as our guest speaker.

Dr. Lisa Scheinin attended Johns Hopkins University where she was a member of the very first Freshman class to admit women. She was also a charter member of the Maryland Entomological Society. Dr. Scheinin went on to attend graduate school and medical school at the University of Maryland.

Another of Dr. Scheinin's other interests besides Lepidoptera collecting is riding roller coasters. In total she has ridden more than 1300 roller coasters in more than 30 countries on six continents. She is also a member of several roller coaster clubs in USA and Europe and is an Honorary Member of ACE (American Coaster Enthusiasts).

Dr. Scheinin currently works as a forensic pathologist (deputy medical examiner) for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office. She is happily employed for the past 18 years.

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