OWIMS Mentoring Award Recipient 2006 - Claudine Legault, PhD

 Claudine Legault, Ph.D.



Title(s):  Professor

Department(s):  Biostatistical Sciences

Number of years at WFSM  19

Description of leadership and mentoring accomplishment(s):   

Dr. Legault is Professor in the Department of Biostatistical Sciences of the Division of Public Health Sciences and former Director of the Wake Forest University Women’s Health Center of Excellence (WHCoE).  Dr. Legault has been a mentor in the WHCoE Women Junior Faculty Mentoring Program since 2004.  She also mentors faculty members in the Division of Public Health Sciences and, in 2009, she received the Faculty Mentoring Award in the Division of Public Health Sciences.

Dr. Legault is a Fellow of the 2001-2002 class in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program, the nation's only in-depth year-long program focused on developing professional and personal skills of women faculty at schools of medicine to lead and manage successfully.  She has been a member of the Society for Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (SELAM) since 2001.  She also has training in effective communication through several non-violent communication workshops and an International Intensive Training (IIT) program.  Through CDR Associates (Boulder, CO), she has completed ‘The Mediation Process’,  40 hours of training in the theory and practice of conflict management and mediation, and ‘Executive Coaching’, 40 hours on coaching executives on their decision-making process and  problem-solving responsibilities.  Dr. Legault has been teaching negotiation as a faculty of the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Professional Development Seminars, and with the WHCoE Career Development for Women Leaders Program. 

Dr. Legault has played key roles in several Coordinating Centers for multi-center studies on the effect of hormone therapy on cognition in postmenopausal women.  Studies in other fields include:  Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial, The effects of yoga or acupuncture on hot flashes, Facilitating Home Care of Neonatal Chronic Lung Disease, Cardiac Surgery and Cerebrovascular Complications.  Dr. Legault has been serving on Data and Safety Monitoring Boards for clinical trials.  She has extensive expertise in clinical trials, data management and quality control.

Primary faculty duties: 

Research - Statistics - Clinical trials - Teaching 

Contact information for potential collaborators

            Email:   clegault@wakehealth.edu
            Phone:  336-716-7467

Date:  November 2010

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