Yolanda McKivergan

Major: OS
Graduation Year: 1999
Current Position: Associate Director, Quality Control
Company: Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Yolanda McKivergan is the Associate Director of Quality Control at an interfering RNA (RNAi) pharmaceutical company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She leads a department focused on ensuring the quality of medicines intended for use in patients with rare, liver-expressed diseases such as Amyloidosis, Porphyria, and Hemophilia. Yolanda studied at Maine Maritime Academy and graduated from the Ocean Studies program with a Bachelor of Science degree. During her spare time, she loves to practice photography, cook, read, and hang out with her two dogs, Freya and Sawyer. She is also passionate about volunteering.