BIRCWH Leadership Webinars
The latest BIRCWH Leadership Webinar occurred on June 21, 2018. Dr. Janine Clayton, Associate Director for Research on Women’s Health and Director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the NIH, discussed "Incorporating sex as a biological variable in every aspect and all domains of biomedical research." Dr. Vasiliki Michopoulos, an Emory BIRCWH Scholar, facilitated and opening remarks provided by former BIRCWH scholar, Dr. Kelli Hall.
The fifth BIRCWH Leadership Webinar occurred on March 29, 2018. Former BIRCWH scholars, Drs. Monica Gandhi, Melissa Morrow, and Jerica Berge discuss "Leveraging the BIRCWH experience in advancing one’s academic career." Dr. Nathan Schilaty, a BIRCWH scholar from Mayo Clinic, served as the moderator. Dr. Virginia Miller, the PI for Mayo Clinic BIRCWH, provided opening remarks.
The fourth BIRCWH Leadership Webinar occurred on December 14, 2017. Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, the president of Morehouse School of Medicine, and Dr. Claire Sterk, the president of Emory University, presented on "Climbing the Academic Leadership Ladder." Dr. Jylana Sheats, a Tulane BIRCWH scholar, served as the moderator.
The third BIRCWH Leadership Webinar occurred on September 14, 2017. Dr. Francis Collins, the Director of the National Institutes of Health, presented on "Strategies for assembling a productive scientific team--the human genome experience." Dr. Erin Ferranti, an Emory BIRCWH scholar, facilitated.
The second BIRCWH Leadership Webinar occurred on June 15th, 2017. Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo, Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, and Dr. Claire Brindis, the Director of the Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco, presented on "Achieving relevance and visibility in an academic research career -opportunities and potential pitfalls." Dr. Sandra Safo, an Emory BIRCWH scholar, facilitated.
The first BIRCWH Leadership Webinar occurred on April 4, 2017. Dr. Vivian Pinn, the first full-time director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health and Dr. Claire Pomeroy, the President of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, presented on "Laying a Solid Foundation for a Lasting Academic Career." Dr. Vasiliki Michopoulos, an Emory BIRCWH scholar, facilitated.