Dr. Toni L.O. Barstis

Professor, Department of Chemistry and Physics, Engineering Director 

Saint Mary’s PADs Research Director

Saint Mary’s College

Dr. Barstis has been with The PADs Project from the beginning and is the Research Director for the Saint Mary’s half of it. She is an incredible mentor for the Saint Mary’s researchers. Her dedication to her students and her work is an inspiration to everyone who meets her and her energy is infectious. She is often to be found at the lab or in her office well after hours conducting research, advising her students or just laughing with them. Under her leadership the small but driven Saint Mary’s research team has developed multiple PADs that are now the field testing stage. 

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