In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, the Texas Medical Center would like to highlight stories featuring female leaders from institutions throughout the medical center. Learn more about some of the many talented women who contribute to the success of the TMC.
Sharmila Anandasabapathy, M.D., director of Baylor Global Initiatives
Julia Andrieni, M.D., vice president of Population Health and Primary Care at Houston Methodist Hospital and president and CEO of Houston Methodist Physicians’ Alliance for Quality
Janet Butel, Ph.D., Distinguished Service Professor of molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine
Katharine Forth, Ph.D., CEO of iShoe
Yael Katz, Ph.D., CEO of BrainCheck
Renu Khator, Ph.D., president of the University of Houston
Amy McGuire, J.D., Ph.D., director of Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Alicia Monroe, M.D., provost and senior vice president of academic and faculty affairs at Baylor College of Medicine
Maria Oden, Ph.D., and Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D., co-directors, Rice 360°
Lois Ramondetta, M.D., professor of gynecologic oncology and reproductive medicine, and chief of gynecologic oncology at Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital and co-leader of MD Anderson’s HPV-related Moon Shots program
Padmanee Sharma, M.D., Ph.D., professor of genitourinary medical oncology and immunology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Peggy Smith, Ph.D., director of the Baylor College of Medicine Teen Health Clinic
Lucrecia Sta. Ana, M.D., Memorial Hermann colon and rectal surgeon
Barbara Stoll, M.D., dean of UTHealth’s McGovern Medical School
Jessica Traver and Nicole Moscowitz, cofounders, IntuiTap Medical
Elizabeth Travis, Ph.D., associate vice president of women and minority faculty inclusion at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Huda Y. Zoghbi, M.D., director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine professor
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