Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Women Faculty Organization

News Archive

  • WFO Past-President Jindan Yu, MD, PhD, has been named Assistant Director for Education and Training at the Lurie Cancer Center. In this new role, Yu will report to the Associate Director for Education and Training, John Crispino, PhD, supporting efforts to coordinate the cancer center’s extensive professional education and training programs. Congratulations!
  • Please join us in congratulating Women's Health Research Institute Director, vice chair for research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecologyand dean of the Graduate SchoolTeresa Woodruff, PhD, who was elected to the National Academy of Medicine. This prestigious honor is considered one of the highest achievements in the field of health and medicine. Members are chosen by their peers due to their professional accomplishments and commitment to service.
  • The Department of Medicine is thrilled to announce Cybele Ghossein, MD, Professor in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, as Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs, where she will lead efforts to enhance faculty engagement, development, and the successful alignment of our distinctive aims as academicians, clinicians, researchers, and educators.

About Us

The Feinberg School of Medicine has a long and productive history of strong support of women in science and medicine. The Northwestern Medical Women Faculty Organization (WFO) is committed to advancing the careers of women faculty members at all levels.

Message from the Chairs

Welcome to the Northwestern Medical Women Faculty Organization (WFO) website!

Marina L Zelivyanskaya, DVM
WFO Chair, 2019-2020


Lisa R Hirschhorn, MD, MPH
WFO Co-Chair, 2019-2020

Erin K Hsu, PhD
WFO Immediate Past-Chair

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