VP&S Advisory Committee for Women Faculty

Members

The Dean’s Advisory Committee for Women Faculty was formed to assess the current environment for women faculty, to identify gaps and opportunities, and to make recommendations to further support faculty success and satisfaction. 

Committee Members

  • Marwah Abdalla, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC, Department of Medicine

  • Linda Aponte-Patel, MD

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC, Department of Pediatrics

  • Rita Charon, MD, PhD

    Professor of Medical Humanities & Ethics and of Medicine at CUMC and Chair, Department of Medical Humanities & Ethics

  • Mary E. D'Alton, MD

    Willard C. Rappleye Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Donna L. Farber, PhD

    George H. Humphreys, II Professor of Surgical Sciences (in Surgery), Department of Surgery and Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

  • Stavroula Kousteni, PhD

    Professor of Physiology & Cellular Biophysics, Department of Physiology & Cellular Biophysics

  • Laura Landweber, PhD

    Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics and Biological Sciences (in Systems Biology), Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics and Biological Sciences

  • Laura Lennihan, MD

    Professor of Neurology at CUMC, Department of Neurology

  • Danielle B. Ludwin, MD

    Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at CUMC, Department of Anesthesiology

  • Jennifer J. Manly, PhD

    Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology, the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease & the Aging Brain), Department of Neurology

  • Carol A. Mason, PhD

    Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Neuroscience and Ophthalmic Science (in Ophthalmology), Departments of Pathology & Cell Biology, Neuroscience and Ophthalmology and Chair of Interschool Planning, Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute

  • Angela M. Mills, MD

    J.E. Beaumont Professor of Emergency Medicine at CUMC and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

  • Roshni Rao, MD

    Vivian L. Milstein Associate Professor of Surgery at CUMC, Department of Surgery

  • Rini B. Ratan, MD

    Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Christine H. Rohde, MD, MPH

    Associate Professor of Surgery at CUMC, Department of Surgery

  • Carrie B. Ruzal-Shapiro, MD

    Professor of Radiology at CUMC, Department of Radiology

  • Mimi Shirasu-Hiza, PhD

    Associate Professor of Genetics & Development, Department of Genetics & Development

  • Shonni J. Silverberg, MD

    Professor of Medicine at CUMC, Department of Medicine

  • Helen Blair Simpson, MD, PhD

    Irving Philips Professor of Child Psychiatry at CUMC, Department of Psychiatry

  • Magdalena E. Sobieszczyk, MD, MPH

    Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC, Department of Medicine

  • Melissa S. Stockwell, MD, MPH

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population & Family Health, Departments of Pediatrics and Population & Family Health

  • Lorraine S. Symington, PhD

    Harold S. Ginsberg Professor of Molecular Pathogenesis, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and Professor of Genetics and Development, Department of Genetics and Development

  • Patricia Tiscornia-Wasserman, MD

    Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology at CUMC, Department of Pathology & Cell Biology

  • Wakenda K. Tyler, MD, MPH

    Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at CUMC, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Lori Zeltser, PhD

    Associate Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Department of Pathology & Cell Biology

Ex-officio

  • Lee Goldman, MD

    Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine and Chief Executive, CUMC

  • Clara L. Lapiner, MPH

    Executive Director of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Office of the Senior Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Career Development, CUIMC

  • Anne L. Taylor, MD

    John Lindenbaum Professor of Medicine at CUMC, Department of Medicine, Vice Dean of Academic Affairs, College of Physicians and Surgeons and Senior Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Career Development at CUMC