Medical Expert - Mary Lou Voytko, PhD

Area of Expertise: Neuroscience
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Mary Lou Voytko, PhD

Director of the Women's Health Center of Excellence (WHCOE); and Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy; joint appointment in the Department of Pathology, Section on Comparative Medicine

Dr. Voytko is a neuroscientist with a research focus on determining the neurobiological basis of cognitive changes associated with advanced age and menopause. Principal or Co-Principal Investigator on NIH-funded grants, she also serves on advisory boards within and outside of the institution, and at government funding agencies. Dr. Voytko represented the School of Medicine at the first National Workshop on Mentoring held in Washington, DC. She has attended leadership workshops held at the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC, American Association of Medical Colleges Professional Development Workshops, and was a Fellow of the 2002-2003 class in the Hedwig van Amerigen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women. Dr. Voytko received her PhD in Anatomy from the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse in New York. Following postdoctoral work at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, she joined the faculty of Wake Forest School of Medicine in 1993.


advanced age, menopause, cognitive changes, neuroscience
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