Council for Women's Advocacy

Council for Women's Advocacy (CWA)
The Council for Women's Advocacy (CWA) serves as an advisory committee on issues of professional development of all faculty members, including networking, mentorship, advocacy and recognition. The council consists of faculty members from both basic science and clinical departments. CWA values and promotes equity in all aspects of MCW faculty life, and strives toward this through collaborative efforts as diverse as promotion of salary equity to development of programs to provide back-up child care.

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  2018/2019 Committee Members
  • Andreea Anton, MD
    Associate Professor Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
  • Kristi Castello
    Division Administrator, Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology
  • Beth Damitz, MD
    Associate Professor, Family Medicine, Residency, Other
  • Kimara Ellefson
    Senior Director of Talent and Faculty Affairs
  • Matthew Hodges, PhD
    Associate Professor, Physiology
  • Cynthia Lien, MD
    Chair, Professor, Anesthesiology
  • Marja T. Nevalainen, MD, PhD
    Assistant Dean of Research, Professor, Pathology
  • Wendy L. Peltier, MD
    Associate Professor, Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology
  • Sandra Pfister, PhD
    Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Katherine Quinn, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Center for AIDS Intervention Research
  • Bronwen Shaw, MBChB, PhD
    Professor, Medicine, Hematology and Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Kalpa Vithalani, PhD
    Licensing Manager, Office of Technology Development
  • Dawn Wolfgram, MD
    Assistant Professor, Medicine, Division of Nephrology
  • Staff to Committee:
    Paula Phillips
    Program Manager, Center for the Advancement for Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM)
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Contact Us

Kalpa Vithalani, PhD
Licensing Manager, Office of Technology Development
Chair, Council for Women's Advocacy | kvithalani@mcw.edu

Paula Phillips
Program Manager, Center for the Advancement for Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM)
(414) 955-8303 | pphillips@mcw.edu

 

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