CUIMC Women in Science Lecture Series

The CUIMC Women in Science Lecture Series highlights the groundbreaking science and personal stories of women scientists across the four health science schools.  

All are welcome to attend.   

Sponsored by: VP&S Office for Women and Diverse Faculty, the CUIMC Office of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity Inclusion, and the Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Faculty. 

Past Lectures:

"Perfectly Imperfect Pathways to Success: A Mentoring Mosaic"

May 11, 2022

Panelists:

  • Carol Mason, PhD, Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Neuroscience and Ophthalmic Science (in Ophthalmology and in the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute), Chair of Interschool Planning in the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Jacquelyn Y. Taylor, PhD, Helen F. Pettit Professor of Nursing, Executive Director of Columbia Nursing's Center for Research of People of Color, School of Nursing
  • Jeannette M. Wing, PhD, Executive Vice President for Research, Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University

Moderators

  • Mimi Shirasu-Hiza, PhD, Associate Professor of Genetics and Development, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Melissa Stockwell, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population and Family Health , Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Health, Department of Pediatrics, Mailman School of Public Health, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Video recording

"Perfectly Imperfect Pathways to Success: Fork in the Road"

December 9, 2021

Panelists:

  • Cory Abate-Shen, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Robert Sonneborn Professor of Medicine, Professor of Urologic Sciences (in Urology), of Pathology and Cell Biology and of Systems Biology (in the Herbert Irving, Comprehensive Cancer Center and in the Institute for Cancer Genetics), Vagelos College Physicians and Surgeons
  • Melissa D. Begg, ScD, Dean, School of Social Work, Professor of Social Work and Biostatistics, Columbia School of Social Work
  • Anne L. Taylor, MD, John Lindenbaum Professor of Medicine at CUMC, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, Senior Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Career Development at CUIMC, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Moderators:

  • Mimi Shirasu-Hiza, PhD, Associate Professor of Genetics and Development, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Melissa Stockwell, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population and Family Health , Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Health, Department of Pediatrics , Mailman School of Public Health, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

"Perfectly Imperfect Pathways to Success: The New Norm"

March 16, 2021

Panelists:

  • Angela M. Christiano, PhD , Richard and Mildred Rhodebeck Professor of Dermatology and Professor of Genetics and Development , Vice Chair for Research, Department of Dermatology , Faculty Advisory Dean for Basic Scientist Faculty 
  • Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, University Professor, Dr. Mathilde Krim-amfAR Professor of Global Health (in Epidemiology), Director, ICAP, Director, Columbia World Projects
  • Jennifer J. Manly, PhD, Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology, the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain)

Moderators:

  • Mimi Shirasu-Hiza, PhD, Associate Professor of Genetics and Development
  • Melissa Stockwell, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population and Family Health , Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Health, Department of Pediatrics 

Video recording

Please visit the Calendar of Events for upcoming program dates. 

For more information, please email: Office_Acad_Affairs@cumc.columbia.edu.