Advancing Women in Academic Medicine Leadership Scholars

Titles at application to the WIAML program are reflected below, with promotions noted whenever possible.

Cohort 4
2019-2020

Sawsan As-Sanie, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Tatiana Botero, D.D.S.
Clinical Professor
Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences and Endodontics

David Brown, M.D.
Associate Vice President and Associate Dean for Health Equity and Inclusion, Michigan Medicine
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Margit Chadwell, M.D., F.A.A.F.P.
Associate Dean, Student Affairs and Career Development
Wayne State University

Melissa Dyson, D.V.M., M.S., D.A.C.L.A.M.
Deputy Director and Associate Professor
Unit for Lab Animal Medicine (ULAM)

Kate Fitzgerald, M.D.
Phil F. Jenkins Research Professor of Depression
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry

Steven Gay, M.D.
Assistant Dean for Admissions, Medical School
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

Carla Granger, M.B.A.
Director, Education Administration
Department of Biomedical Education and Anatomy
The Ohio State University

Julie Grunawalt, M.S., R.N., C.N.M.L.
Associate Chief Nursing Officer
Department of Pediatrics

Jennifer Hagen, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Senior Associate Dean of Faculty, Office of Faculty
Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Nevada, Reno

Meilan Han, M.D.
Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

Sucheta Joshi, M.B.B.S.
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Jack Kaufman, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Rehabilitation Psychology/Neuropsychology
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Sahira Kazanjian, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Radiology

Rafina Khateeb, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

Kate Kraft, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Urology

Jean Moran, Ph.D.
Professor and Co-Director, Physics Division
Department of Radiation Oncology

Colleen Neal, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Radiology

Stefanie Peters, F.A.C.H.E., M.P.A., L.M.S.W.
Chief Administrative Officer
Frankel Cardiovascular Center Administration

Jill Rafael-Fortney, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Physiology & Cell Biology
Department of Biological Chemistry & Pharmacology
The Ohio State University

Renee Shellhaas, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Inas Thomas, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Lois Travis, M.D., Sc.D.
The Lawrence D. Einhorn Professor of Cancer Research
Department of Medicine
Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center

Natalie Underhill, M.B.A.
Director of Financial Systems
UMHS Financial Services

 

Cohort 3
2018-2019

Phyllis Blackman, M.B.A.
Administrative Director
Office for Health Equity & Inclusion

Michelle Caird, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Amy Cohn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Lola Eniola-Adefeso, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering

Emily Fredericks, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Director 
Division of Pediatric Psychology
Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center
Department of Pediatrics

Dana Habers, M.P.H.
Chief Department Administrator
Department of Radiology

Amy Kaufman-Eddy, M.P.H.
Chief Department Administrator
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Katy Keegan, M.D., Ph.D.
Charles E. Lytle, Jr. Research Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Associate Professor
Department of Human Genetics

Kathleen Kobashi, M.D.
Section Head
Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation

Kelly Malloy, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Mary Martin, F.A.C.H.E.
Chief Operating Officer
Duke Hospital

Kate Maturen, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Radiology

Helen Morgan, M.D.
Associate Professor and Director of CCA and Residency Preparatory Courses
Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Learning Health Sciences

Mary Pat Mullin, D.N.P.
Chief Nurse Practitioner & Director of Advanced Practice Nursing
Nursing Administration

Pauline Park, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery

Rodica Pop-Busui, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes

Melissa Pynnonen, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Nadine Sarter, Ph.D.
Professor and Director 
Center for Ergonomics
Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Roni Shtein, M.D.
Associate Professor and Medical Director of the Kellogg Eye Center Operating Room ACU
Department of Ophthalmology

Dana Telem, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Director
Comprehensive Hernia Center 

 

Cohort 2
2015-2016

Susan Anderson, M.B.A.
Director
Office of Clinical Safety

Heather Burrows, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

Mary Feng, M.D.
Associate Professor*
Associate Director of Clinical Research
Department of Radiation Oncology
*Recently promoted to Vice Chair for Clinical Research and Professor at University of California, San Francisco

Diana Gomez-Hassan, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Radiology

Teri Grieb, Ph.D.
Senior Director for Research
Medical School Office of Research
Managing Director*
Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research
*Promoted to Chief of Staff, Research Enterprise, Michigan Medicine
*12-2020 - Promoted to Associate Dean for Research Strategy, U-M Medical School

Linda Grosh, FACHE, MHSA
Chief Department Administrator
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Elisabeth Heath, M.D., FACP
Professor
Department of Oncology
Wayne State University

Jennifer Hirsch-Romano, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Cardiac Surgery
Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

Elizabeth Jackson, M.D.
Inaugural Bourge Endowed Professor
Division of Cardiovascular Disease
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Elizabeth Lawlor, M.D., Ph.D.
Russell G. Adderley Professor of Pediatric Oncology
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Department of Pathology

Donna Martin, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Department of Human Genetics 

Sayoko Moroi, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Michele Nypaver, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine

Kelly Orringer, M.D.
Division Director and Service Chief
Assistant Professor
General Pediatrics

Katherine Rosenblum, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Associate Research Scientist
Department of Psychiatry
Center for Human Growth and Development

Anne Schott, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology

Grace Su, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Department of Gastroenterology
Department of Hepatology 

Domenica Sweier, DDS, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
UM School of Dentistry

Sarah White, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Radiology & Surgical Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Heather Wilson, M.P.H.
Chief Administrator
Health Information Management

Terry Zwolan, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor
Director Cochlear Implant Program

 

Cohort 1
2014-2015
 

Janet Bailey, M.D.
Associate Professor*
Department of Radiology
Residency Program Director
Division of Abdominal Radiology
Division of Breast Imaging
*Recently promoted to Professor 

J. Sybil Biermann, M.D.
Professor
Service Chief
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
*Recently appointed Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education 

Joan E. Briller, M.D.
Associate Professor of Cardiology & Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Illinois at Chicago

Devin Brown, M.D.
Professor
Department of Neurology

Dana Burkley, M.H.A.
Administrative Manager*
Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
*Recently promoted to Chief Department Administrator, Orthopaedic Surgery

Carolyn Cole-Brown, M.B.A
Chief Department Administrator*
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
*Recently promoted to Associate Hospital Director, University Hospital

Rashmi Chugh, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

Diana Curran, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Renee Duff, D.D.S, M.S.
Assistant Dean for Student Services
Clinical Associate Professor
UM Dental School

Caren Goldberg, M.D.
Professor
Department of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Department of Cardiac Surgery

Senait Fisseha, M.D., J.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Recently named Director of International Programs at the Susan T. Buffet Foundation

A. Oveta Fuller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Shruti Jolly, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology

Marci Lesperance, M.D.
Professor
Department of Otolaryngology

J. Rebecca Liu, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department Obstetrics and Gynecology
Recently named Director, Gynecologic Oncology at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital

Julie Lumeng, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Research Associate Professor
Center for Human Growth and Development 

Sally Santen, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor*
Department of Emergency Medicine,
Assistant Dean for Educational Research and Quality Improvement
*Recently promoted to Senior Associate Dean for Evaluation, Assessment, and Scholarship of Learning, Virginia Commonwealth University

Megan Schimpf, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Diane Simeone, M.D.
Lazar J. Greenfield Professor of Surgery*
Professor
Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Associate Chair of Research
Director of Translational Research 
*Recently appointed as Director, Pancreatic Cancer Center at NYU and Associate Director of Translational Research at Perlmutter Cancer Center

Sharon Smith, Ph.D.

Director of Professional Development and Education for Nursing Services

Michigan Medicine

Sandra Wong, M.D.
Associate Professor*
Department of Surgery
*Recently named Surgery Chief at the Geisel School of Medicine Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Heather Wurster, R.N., M.P.H.
Chief Administrative Officer of Medical Affairs