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Leadership Profiles & News Features
Remembering Virginia BishopVirginia Bishop was a respected colleague and advocate for diversity, inclusion and equity in healthcare.
Allen to Lead Newly Relaunched Center for Population HealthNorrina Allen is the director of the newly relaunched Center for Epidemiology and Population Health.
Gottardi Named Director of Driskill Graduate ProgramGottardi takes over the program from Nicholas Cianciotto, who has led it since 2012.
Gift to Dermatology Honors Women in Science and MedicineKavitha Gandhi and Sanjay Gandhi decided to make a generous gift that that honors the achievements of women in science and medicine.
Student Helps Organize Northwestern’s Inaugural Healthcare HackathonNeha Reddy recently co-founded Northwestern’s first Health Hackathon.
Skin DeepAmy Paller, MD, chair of the Department of Dermatology, oversees the Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-Based Center (SBDRC).
Funding Disparities Research and Underrepresented Minority ScientistsNorthwestern authors discuss a recent JAMA editorial highlighting the lack of funding for health disparities and to minority scientists.
‘Soft’ Symptoms Detected Before Parkinson’s DiseaseA study led by Tanya Simuni investigates the impact of the minor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
Student Investigates Impact of Medicine Beyond the ClinicKassandra Samuel is interested in improving surgery — both while patients are under the knife and during their recovery.
Student Aims for the Crossroads of Medicine and Scientific DiscoveryAriel Thames wants to be at the intersection of science and medicine.
Medical Student Helps Examine Impact of Public Charge Immigration RuleSalem Argaw’s research found that the Public Charge Rule would pose harm on immigrants in Cook County.
Medical Student Studies Wireless Infant Monitoring Sensors in South African HospitalKamya Bijawat spent a month studying how wireless infant monitoring sensors could improve parent-infant bonding.
Lerner Receives NIH New Innovator AwardTalia Lerner, PhD, received the National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award, an early-career grant.
Yanez Honored for Work in Psychosocial OncologyBetina Yanez, PhD, received the New Investigator Award 2019 from the American Psychosocial Oncology Society.
Health Equity ChampionMelissa Simon is on a mission to reduce health disparities in every sector, from education to research to clinical care.
Therapeutic ToxinsNorthwestern investigators explore the transformative potential of bacterial toxins.
New BloodGene therapy delivers novel solution for treating serious blood disease.
Policy ExpertLori Post takes a high-level approach to protect worldwide victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Role ModelRoopal Kundu guides students through the admissions process and beyond.
No Small Plans
Susan Quaggin, MD, is bringing kidney research into the future.
Revolutionizing the Rules of ResearchTeresa Woodruff helped persuade the National Institutes of Health to change its policy so that females — from animals to people — must be considered in all NIH-funded studies.
Medical Student Recognized for Public Health Research, AdvocacyThe Women's Caucus of the American Public Health Association recently named Sydney Doe, a third-year medical student, the winner of the Highest Scoring Student Abstract Award.
Student Recognized for Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion, Women’s Health
McNally Elected to National Academy of Inventors
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, director of the Center for Genetic Medicine, has been elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
New Center for Food Allergy and Asthma Research EstablishedRuchi Gupta, MD, MPH, will direct the new Center for Food Allergy and Asthma Research.
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- Dark Chocolate and Peripheral Artery Disease with Mary McDermott, MD
- Meat Eaters and Heart Health with Norrina Allen, PhD
- Investigating the New Coronavirus with Karla Satchell, PhD
- Playing Sports for Quieter Brains with Nina Kraus, PhD
- The Future of Genetic Medicine with Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD
- Treating Aggressive Prostate Cancer with Maha Hussain, MD
- Bioengineered Organs and Kidney Diseases with Susan Quaggin, MD
- Changes to Endometrial Cancer Treatment with Daniela Matei, MD
- Heart Failure Deaths on the Rise in Younger People with Sadiya Khan, MD, MSc
- Eyes May Reveal Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease with Amani Fawzi, MD