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Our Committee

Steering Committee

The university thanks the Faculty Women's Advisory Council and the members of the steering committee for their hard work in helping to plan Gender Bias Under the Microscope: RFU’s Inaugural Women in Medicine and Science Symposium.

Planning Committee

Lise Eliot, PhD
Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Chicago Medical School

Michelle L. Hastings, PhD
Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy
Chicago Medical School

P. Rea Katz, PhD, PA-C
Associate Vice President of Faculty Development, Office of Academic & Faculty Affairs
Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Department


Laila Alibiglou, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
Department of Neuroscience
Movement Analysis and Translational Science (MATS) Laboratory

Lauren Angelo, PharmD, MBA
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy 

Tamzin Batteson, BSc
Research Specialist
DeWitt C. Baldwin Institute for Interprofessional Education

Diane R. Bridges PhD '14, MSN, RN, CCM
Associate Dean of Interprofessional and Distance Education
Chicago Medical School (CMS)
Associate Professor CMS- Dept. of Medical Education, Innovation and Humanities
Associate Professor CHP - Dept. of Health Services Administration

Shreaya Chakroborty, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Rosalind Franklin University

Lee Concha, MA
Senior Vice President for University Enhancement
Division of Marketing and Brand Management

Monica Cummings, DMin
Director for Training & Educational Programs
Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Rebecca Durkin, MA
Vice President for Student Success and Wellness
Division of Student Affairs and Inclusion

Kimberly Elliott, PhD
Assistant Professor & Chair Health Services Administration
College of Health Professions

Sheryl Juliano, MA
Instructor & Assistant Dean for Educational Best Practices
Office of Student Affairs and Education

Medardo Jurado
Project Manager
Office of Marketing and Communications

Ronald S. Kaplan, PhD
Executive Vice President for Research
Rosalind Franklin University

Martha Kelly Bates, MFA
Executive Director of Alumni Relations
Division of Institutional Advancement

Jeff Lange
Digital Marketing Director
Digital Marketing

Karona Mason, DPM
Associate Professor & Associate Dean of Clinical Experiences

Meggan Mazanet
Administrative and Special Events Coordinator
Division of Institutional Advancement

Caitlin Morin, CMS Class of 2018
Chapter President
CMS American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA)

James Mote
Executive Administrative Assistant
Academic and Faculty Affairs

Monica Oblinger, PhD
Professor & Vice Chair of Cell Biology and Anatomy
Vice President Research Compliance
Chicago Medical School

Gina Pisano
Graduate Student: Microbiology & Immunology
Research Assistant: Physiology & Biophysics

Chad B. Ruback, MSEd, MBA
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Division of Institutional Advancement

Julie Schwertfeger, PT, DPT, MBA
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Health Professions

Lecia M. Slabaugh, MD ’81
Associate Professor, Assistant Dean for Faculty and Student Talent Enhancement
Chicago Medical School

Ann K. Snyder, PhD
Associate Professor & Vice Chair
Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology

Judith Stoecker, PT, PhD
Vice President for Academic and Faculty Affairs, Associate Professor
Faculty Affairs

Christie Tipton, CPA, MBA
Associate Vice President for Financial Planning & Analysis
Division of Finance

Julie Wagner
Administrative Coordinator
Office of Research