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A Healthy Economy: Greenwood County Looks To Build On Life Sciences Base

This month, Greenville Business Magazine travels to see the incredible life sciences success stories emerging from nearby Greenwood, S.C.  

As demand for health care grows and medical advances stretch from research to manufacturing, life sciences has become an inviting target industry for economic developers seeking to attract jobs and investment.  While some communities are learning as they go, Greenwood County has in one way or another made life sciences a priority for decades. It’s paying off in high-tech jobs and multi-million-dollar investments.  Read on for the complete story…

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Tamia Sumpter

Tamia is a driven senior undergraduate Bioengineering student currently enrolled at Clemson University. With a strong foundation in her field, she has honed her skills through hands-on experience in research and development at Eli Lilly & Company. During her time in the ADME department, Tamia contributed significantly by working on siRNAs and their applications in finding In Vitro-In Vivo Correlation (IVIVC). Looking ahead, Tamia has set her sights on a promising career in law. She aspires to specialize in Intellectual Property Law, with a particular focus on serving as in-house counsel for leading medical device or pharmaceutical companies. Her enthusiasm for this role is palpable as she prepares to embark on her legal journey! She is also a proud member of the Omicron Phi chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., PEER Mentor for Clemson PEER/WiSE, and currently serves as the President of Clemson Bioengineering Organization (CBO). With her unique blend of scientific knowledge and legal interests, Tamia is poised to make a meaningful impact in the healthcare and life sciences industries.