Articles of Interest

Articles and Videos Highlighting UT Southwestern Female Faculty Members and General Interests for Women

Number of births may affect mom’s future heart health

Monika Sanghavi
Monika Sanghavi, M.D.

New research presented by Monika Sanghavi, M.D., Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, indicates that number of births affects future heart health in women. Read more

Symposium honors career of Dr. Carole Mendelson

Carole Mendelson, Ph.D.
Carole Mendelson, Ph.D.

A scientific symposium in honor of Carole R. Mendelson, Ph.D.Professor of Biochemistry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, was held Thursday, May 8, 2014. The symposium recognized all the accomplishments and service throughout Dr. Mendelson’s scientific career and mentorship, which has launched more than 50 scientific careers.

Beth Levine, M.D.

Dr. Beth Levine receives 2014 Korsmeyer Award 

Featuring Beth Levine, M.D., a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Director of the Center for Autophagy Research at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Jan. 22, 2014 

Anju Sreelatha and Kim Orth, Ph.D.
Anju Sreelatha, left, and Kim Orth, Ph.D.

Researchers identify novel mechanism that helps stomach bug cause illness

Featuring Kim Orth, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, and Anju Sreelatha, a graduate student in Dr. Orth’s laboratory.
July 29, 2013

Watson Award Announcement

Featuring Marilynn G. Punaro, M.D. 
July 8, 2014

Leadership program gives junior faculty new skill set

Featuring Jenny Hsieh, Ph.D. and Carrie McAdams, M.D., Ph.D.
May 29, 2013

Levine Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Featuring Beth Levine, M.D.
April 30, 2013

Genetics: A Gene of Rare Effect

Featuring Helen Hobbs, M.D.
By Stephen S. Hall
Published: April 9, 2013 

Advancing Women’s Careers: Dr. Helen Yin Aims to Elevate Faculty Opportunities

Featuring Helen Yin, Ph.D. 

General Interest

“The State of Women in Academic Medicine: The Pipeline and Pathways to Leadership”

By Diana M. Lautenberger, M.A.T., Valerie M. Dandar, M.A., Claudia L. Raezer, and Rae Anne Sloane
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Lunch Event Celebrates Women's History Month

More than 100 women attended the event, “Gender Diversity: Unlocking the Full Potential of Women in the Workplace.” The luncheon debunked stereotypes surrounding women as leaders, and covered the steps and support needed to help women attain and excel in leadership roles. (Note: The article is on MyUTSW, the campus intranet. UT Southwestern network ID and password are required.)
March 26, 2014

"Why Gender Equality Stalled"

By Stephanie Coontz
The New York Times
February 16, 2013

"Bias Persists for Women of Science, a Study Finds"

By Kenneth Chang
The New York Times
September 25, 2012
September 2012 
"Science faculty’s subtle gender biases favor male students" (study referenced in NYT article)

"Why Women Still Can't Have It All"

by Anne Marie Slaughter
Atlantic Magazine
July/August 2012

"Why We Have So Few Elite Women Leaders" (video)

Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook
December 21, 2010