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Women in Science series honors Medical College of Wisconsin researchers

Milwaukee, Oct. 1, 2018 – Three Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) female researchers and three MCW female students will be honored at the annual Women in Science Awards Luncheon on Oct. 25. The luncheon, held at MCW, will be the final event in the 12th annual Women in Science series, which gives the public an opportunity to meet and support local female scientists and physicians and to hear about their research.

The $10,000 Pioneer in Research award recipient is Judy E. Kim, MD, professor of ophthalmology, and the recipient of the $5,000 Rising Pioneer award – new this year – is Michele A. Battle, PhD, associate professor of cell biology, neurobiology and anatomy.

The recipient of the $1,000 Edward J. Lennon, MD, Award for Outstanding Women Postdoctoral Researchers is Megan Slaker, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.

Finally, three $500 student prizes will be awarded to medical student Courtney Goulet, graduate student Melanie Gartz, MS, MSH and pharmacy student Heather Dalton.

For details about the event, contact Ashley Fait at or (414) 955-5828.

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