You Choose Leadership Award Winners, 2014-2015
For inspiration, download the winning application.

 

Lilian Abbo, M.D., Hilit Mechaber, M.D., Ivette Motola, M.P.H.,
Associate Professors, Miller School of Medicine, to host Women in Academic Medicine Leadership Symposium which will include an ELAM (Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine), a session on the importance of Mentoring, and a networking opportunity. This symposium will expose mid-career and junior faculty to professional development opportunities both locally and nationally.  Proposal.

 

Traci Ardren, Ph.D.Professor/Chair of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, will create and run a series of workshops on ancient Maya history with a culinary focus to local, high-school aged women at the Yaxunah Cultural Center in the Yucatan Penisula.  Cosponsored by the College of Arts and SciencesProposal.

 

Kenneth Broad, Ph.D.Professor, Galen Treuer and Julia WesterGraduate Students, RSMAS, to host a one-day workshop entitled, "Scientific Research for Environmental Decision Making," which will address: (1) producing decision  relevant research, and (2) gaining insight into a diverse range of career opportunities both in and out of academia. This workshop will be availability to the UM community. Cosponsored by the Abess Center for Ecosystem and Science Policy. Proposal. Final Report

 

Rebecca Doran, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, will host a Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Stanley Rosen, University of Southern California, on Chinese film and media. Cosponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences. Proposal.

Catherine Newell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, proposes to create a mentorship program which will be open to all students at all levels at UM. Through a series of three (3) workshops aimed at developing leadership and professional skills, this program will match faculty/staff with students who would benefit from deliberate and professional mentoring. Cosponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences. Proposal. Final Report.

 

Suhrud Rajguru, Ph.D. and Alicia Jackson, Ph.D.Assistant Professors, College of Engineering, to host two leading Biomedical Scientists to present research seminars and roundtable discussions with students and faculty in Biomedical Engineering. Proposal.

 

Shouraseni Sen Roy, Ph.D., Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, for a research field trip to collect data on spatial patterns of gender inequalities/inequities and climate change across the Indian subcontinent. Cosponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences. Proposal.

 

Elizabeth Smith, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Miller School of Medicine, to obtain training and establish collaborations on granulosa cell and ovarian cancer biology with expert researcher, Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden, University of Ottowa. Proposal. Final Report.

Pochi Subbarayan, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Miller School of Medicine, will organize a series of scientific writing workshops for faculty and researchers at the Medical School and Coral Gables. This will be in collaboration with April Mann, M.A.Director of the Writing Center and Senior Lecturer, English; Wasif Noor Khan, Ph.D., Professor; and Sawsan Khuri, Ph.D.Research Assistant Professor, Computer Science, and Director of Engagement, Center for Computational Science. Cosponsored by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). Proposal. Final Report.

 

Lucina Uddin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, will invite a prominent cognitive neuroscience researcher to give a colloquium to bring attention to UM's "Understanding the Brain" initiative. Cosponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences. Proposal‌.

 

Wangda Zou, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Engineering, to facilitate a research collaboration with the Department of Energy, which will include two research seminars with Drs. Amir Roth and Michael Wetter. Proposal‌. Final Report.