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The Women in Science and Medicine podcast features discussions with female scientists within West Virginia University and other institutions. In this series, we’ll share the achievements and insights from some of the country’s top female scientists and learn from their experiences to understand how they came to be passionate about science and overcame any obstacles in their paths. This podcast is offered by West Virginia University’s Office of Research and Graduate Education.

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The Women in Science and Medicine podcast features discussions with female scientists within West Virginia University and other institutions. In this series, we’ll share the achievements and insights from some of the country’s top female scientists and learn from their experiences to understand how they came to be passionate about science and overcame any obstacles in their paths. This podcast is offered by West Virginia University’s Office of Research and Graduate Education.

    National Institutes of Health's Dr. Karen Frank

    National Institutes of Health's Dr. Karen Frank

    In this episode, Mallory chats with Dr. Karen Frank, Chief of Laboratory Medicine at the National Institutes of Health.

    Dr. Frank shares details about her career and insights into challenges young women can face in careers like hers, as well as strategic ways to overcome them.  She also shares beneficial insights focused on networking and mentoring relationships.

    • 18 min
    University of Missouri’s Dr. Melissa Lewis

    University of Missouri’s Dr. Melissa Lewis

    In this episode, Mallory talks with Dr. Melissa Lewis, Assistant Professor in the University of Missouri’s School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine.

    Dr. Lewis shares details about her fascinating work in partnering with indigenous people to enhance their healthcare and how she is also working with healthcare communities to provide better care for indigenous patients who often experience bias and disparity in our healthcare system.

    • 29 min
    Duke University’s Shelley Hwang, MD

    Duke University’s Shelley Hwang, MD

    In this episode, Mallory sits down with Dr. Shelley Hwang, Duke University’s Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Surgery, Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Radiology, and Co-Leader of their Women’s Cancer Program in the Duke Cancer Institute.

    Dr. Hwang discusses her many valued roles at Duke, her journey there, the deeply personal and rewarding mission of treating patients, and some of the obstacles she sees women facing in the fields of science and medicine.

    • 23 min
    Welcome to the Women in Science and Medicine Podcast

    Welcome to the Women in Science and Medicine Podcast

    Find out about what The Women in Science and Medicine podcast is all about in this preview episode. Hosted by Mallory Weaver, this podcast will feature discussions with some of the country’s top female scientists to understand how they came to be passionate about science and overcame any obstacles in their paths. This podcast is offered by West Virginia University’s Office of Research and Graduate Education.

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