Vision

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is committed to inclusive excellence, and the vision of the Women in Medicine and Science group is to support an inclusive and equitable environment for women faculty in academic medicine. 

Mission

Women in Medicine and Science is dedicated to the recruitment, advancement and retention of all women faculty members, at all ranks, in the College of Medicine. To achieve this goal, Women in Medicine and Science organizes events designed to promote mentorship, networking, career development and work-life balance, as well as to enhance leadership skills. 

Strategies

  • Support recruitment and retention of diverse women faculty.
  • Invest in leadership skill training for women faculty members.
  • Create networking opportunities and facilitate connections across the College of Medicine.
  • Sponsor activities that support targeted skills needed for professional development.
  • Promote the development of long-term, mutually beneficial relationships and cultivate new opportunities for collaboration through a supportive exchange of ideas and resources.

Committee Members

Faculty Member Affiliation
Amelia Gallitano, MD, PhD UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Rayna Gonzales, PhD UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Martha Gulati, MD UA College of Medicine – Phoenix/Banner Health
Taben Hale, PhD UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Jennifer Hartmark-Hill, MD UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, Academic Affairs
Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz, PhD UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, Department of Basic Medical Sciences/Oncology
Linda Nelson, MD, PhD UA College of Medicine – Phoenix/St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Leigh Neumayer, MD University of Arizona Health Sciences/Banner Health
Aryn O'Connor, MD UA College of Medicine – Phoenix/Banner Health
Cheryl O'Malley, MD UA College of Medicine – Phoenix/Banner Health
Aparna Sertil, PhD UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, Departments of Basic Medical Sciences and Child Health
Anne Titelbaum, PhD UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, Department of Basic Medical Sciences