Spotlight on Women Faculty, Leaders and Mentors at WFHS

Jones Sara

OWIMS Exemplary Mentor Spotlight -
Sara R. Jones, PhD

Professor with Tenure
Physiology & Pharmacology

Vitolins Mara Z

OWIMS Exemplary Mentor Spotlight -
Mara Vitolins, DrPH, MPH, RD, LDN 

Tenured Professor and Vice Chair
Public Health Sciences, Epidemiology & Prevention


Congratulations to the 2012-2013 Career Development for Women Leaders Program Fellows. They graduated on May 10th.

The next class began in September 2013. 16 women faculty and 2 women senior staff have been accepted into the Program. Congratulations!

2012-2013 CDWL Photo


Grzywacz Joseph G

OWIMS Exemplary Mentor Spotlight - July 2012
Joseph Grzywacz, PhD 
Formerly: Professor
Family and Community Medicine (primary), PHS - Epidemiology and Prevention (secondary)

2012-2013 ELAM Fellows: Drs. Sarah Berga and Debra Diz. Congratulations to both, who have graduated from the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program.
WFBMC ELUM Graduates Include

Berga Sarah L

Sarah Berga, M.D.
Professor & Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology;
Associate Dean for Women's Health; Vice President for Women's Health Services

Diz Debra I

Debra Diz, PhD
Professor and Director, Surgical Sciences, Hypertension & Vascular Research Center


Career Development for Women Leaders
(CDWL) Program


Class of 2011-2012

Mike Robbins

Mike Robbins, Ph.D. 
Formerly: Professor, Section Head of Radiation Biology, Department of Radiation Oncology and Associate Director, Brain Tumor Center of Excellence
Department(s): Radiation Oncology, Cancer Biology, Neurosurgery, Translational Research Institute, OWIMS

Brosnihan Simmons Kathleen B

K. Bridget Brosnihan, Ph.D. 
Professor; Co-Director of the Molecular Medicine and TSI Graduate Program/Director, Hypertension Core Laboratory
Department(s): Hypertension & Vascular Research Center; Surgical Sciences; Internal Medicine, Molecular Medicine; OB/GYN; TSI; WFIRM; OWIMS


Janice Wagner, DVM, PhD 
Formerly: Vice President/Senior Associate Dean for Research
Department(s): Pathology and Translational Science


Career Development for Women Leaders Program

Class of 2010-2011


Spotlight on OWIMS Associate Director
Mary Ann Knovich, M.D. 
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine, Hematology & Oncology and Pediatrics


Sonia J. Crandall, M.Ed., Ph.D., M.S. 
Physician Assistant Studies; Director, OWIMS Leadership and Mentoring Programs; Affiliate, Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity

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