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WIMS peer mentorship meeting scheduled for Nov. 19 – School of Medicine News

The Women in Medicine and Science Chapter at Wayne State University School of Medicine will host a peer mentorship group meeting at 3 p.m. on November 19.

All professors and interns are invited to attend the meeting via Zoom.

Mid-career faculty are at a critical stage, contributing significantly to the research, teaching, and service missions of the university. This meeting will be an opportunity to discuss concerns and potential opportunities to advance research agendas to ensure long-term productivity and academic satisfaction.

Panelists include Joyce Benjamins, Ph.D., professor of neurology; Noreen Rossi, MD, professor of physiology and chair of the promotions and tenure committee; Luis Afonso, MD, professor of cardiology; Jinping Xu, MD, Professor and Chair of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences; Pat Mueller, Ph.D., associate professor of physiology and chair of the faculty’s Research Development Committee; Christine Chow, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and member of university promotion and tenure committees; and Boris Baltes, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Associate Vice President for Academic Personnel.

Hosts include Neelima Thati, MD, associate professor of internal medicine; Bharati Mitra, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry; Olena Danylyuk, technical communications and compliance specialist for the provost and vice president of academic affairs; Tiffanie Cook, Ph.D., associate professor of molecular medicine and genetics; and Li Li, Ph.D., professor of internal medicine and genetics.

The meeting, consisting of informal question-and-answer discussions, can be accessed at using meeting ID 321 164 9375 and password 12345.