OWIMS Mentoring Award Recipient 2008 - Mary Lou Voytko, PhD
Mary Lou Voytko, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Department(s): Neurobiology & Anatomy
Number of years at WFSM: 17
Description of leadership and mentoring accomplishment(s):
Dr. Voytko has been extensively involved in increasing faculty development opportunities at WFSM, particularly for women faculty. She led the mentoring and leadership activities of the WHCOE from 1998-2004, including creating the WHCOE Women Faculty Mentoring Program, and she has chaired the institution-wide Faculty Development Advisory Committee from 2004-2010.
Nationally, Dr. Voytko has organized 10 professional development workshops or conferences and represented WFSM at the National Workshop on Mentoring held in Washington, DC in 1998. She has mentored numerous individuals at WFSM and elsewhere.
Dr. Voytko was a Fellow of the 2002-2003 class in the Hedwig van Amerigen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women and has served on their National Advisory Committee and their Admissions Committee. She has been a member of the Society for Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (SELAM) since 1999, and served as Program Committee Chair through Immediate Past President of that organization from 2005-2010. She has attended professional and career development conferences annually since 1994.
Primary faculty duties:
research, teaching, administration
Contact information for potential collaborators
Date: November 2010