• Annual Reports

  • 2014-2015

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    7/11/2014
    WFA executive committee meeting with new officers and past president

    8/29/2014
    WFA Meet and Greet

    9/26/2014
    Guest Speaker Terri Weeks presents book ‘Adventures around Cincinnati” 

    10/31/2014
    Guest Speaker Dr. Jamilah Hackworth “Best Practices for Retaining a Diverse Faculty” 

    1/23/2015
    Guest Speaker Dr. Kevin Hommel “Being a father and academician in the current academic environment” 

    1/30/2015
    Book Club - presenter Dr. Susan Wiley “Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking”

    3/27/2015
    Guest Speaker Dr. Sandra Degen “An Academic Career – Being Strategic for Success”

    4/24/2015
    Guest Speakers Drs. Patricia Manning-Courtney and Lori Stark “Women Leading Women”

    5/19/2015
    WFA Special Visitor: Julie Wei - Avoiding Career Burnout Event

    6/16/2015
    Grand Rounds Speaker Dr. Sandra Degen “An Academic Career: What I Have Learned Along the Way” 

    6/18/2015
    Dr. Sandra Degen Retirement Reception

    6/19/2015
    WFA Executive committee meeting

  • 2013-2014

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    6/25/14
    WFA 2014-2015 Executive Committee Elected:

    • President- Jareen K. Meinzen-Derr, PhD
    • President-Elect-Abigail L. Johnson, PhD
    • Secretary / Treasurer- Jocelyn Biagini Myers, PhD

    6/10/14
    Discussion led by Pediatric Grand Rounds Guest Speaker- Tina Hartert, MD, MPH.

    6/10/14
    Cincinnati Children's Grand Rounds by Tina Hartert, “Is Asthma Preventable? What Darwin didn’t know.”

    5/29/14
    Book Club by Lisa Martin, “The Power of Presence: Unlock your potential to influence and engage others”.

    5/8/14
    Book Club by Jocelyn Biagini Myers, “Boundaries: When to say yes, how to say no to take control of your life”.

    4/10/14
    Book Club by Melinda Butsch Kovacic, “Lean In: Women, Work & the Will to Lead”

    3/1/14
    2013-2014 Winner of Rauh Scholarship- Esther Cheng

    Rauh Graduation Award Committee – Corinne Lehmann, MD, M. Ed, Connie McAneney, MD, Amy Beth Guiot, MD, Jennifer Reed, MD, Wenying Zhang, MD, PhD

    12/16/13
    Discussion by Judith Ragsdale & Melissa Klein “Are you my mentor? Navigating the mystifying world of mentorship”

    12/10/13
    Discussion by Scott Hamlin, “Insights into the Health of our Health Center for Faculty”

    11/21/13
    Book Club by Lisa Martin, “Growing Your Career: Making a 5 year Career Plan that works for you”

    8/7/2013
    Discussion by Umasundari Sivaprasad, “Discovering Cincinnati”.

  • 2012-2013

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    06/18/13
    Discussion led by Alexandra Quittner, Grand Rounds Speaker, Mentor Luncheon

    06/18/13
    Cincinnati Children's Grand Rounds by Alexandra Quittner “Adherence in Adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis: Can a Clinic-Based Intervention Work?”

    06/07/13
    Elections for WFA Officers for 2013-2014 –The Officers are:

    • President:  Melinda Butsch-Kovacic, MPH, PhD
    • President-elect:  Jareen Meinzen-Derr, PhD
    • Treasurer and Secretary:  Heidi Sucharew, PhD

    04/17/13
    WFA Officers Meeting

    04/12/13
    Book Club by Lisa Martin “Effective Time Management, Using Microsoft Outlook to Organize Your Work and Personal Life” by Holger Woeltje and Lothar Seiwert (attendance = 21)

    03/21/13
    Book Club by Melinda Butsch Kovacic “Brag! The Art of Totting Your Own Horn without Blowing It” by Peggy Klaus

    02/19/13
    Book Club by Heidi Sucharew "The Exceptional Presenter:  A Proven Formula to Open Up and Own the Room" by Tim Koegel (attendance = 16)

    02/14/13
    Winner of the 2013 Louise Rauh Scholarship Award announced – David S. Moon

    Rauh Graduation Award Committee: Corinne Lehmann, MD, Chair, Cindy Bachurski, PhD, Donita Bylski-Austrow, PhD, Connie McAneney, MD, Nancy Sawtell, PhD, Jennifer Reed, MD, Wenying Zhang, MD, PhD, Catherine Krawczeski, MD

    09/21/12
    Discussion by Lorah Dorn, “Q&A on the Charlotte R. Schmidlapp” (attendance = 12)

    11/20/12
    Discussion by Sandra Degen & daughter Lindsay Degen, “Scientists Can Raise Resilient Children!” (Attendance (RSVPs) =43)

    09/11/12
    WFA Officers Meeting with past officers

    08/23/12
    WFA Officers Meeting with Sandra Degen

  • 2011-2012

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    President:
    Kejian Zhang, MD, MBA

    President-Elect:
    Luna Mukherjee, PhD, MBA

    Sec/Treasurer:
    Melinda Butsch Kovacic, MPH, PhD

    Past President:
    Lisa Martin, PhD

    07/05/12
    Book Club by Lisa Martin “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”
    WFA By-Law Revisions approved by Cincinnati Children's Legal – WFA membership vote TBA

    06/12/12
    New Louise R. Rauh Graduation Award Committee members for 2012-2015 announced

    06/08/12
    The NEW committee members are: Corinne Lehmann MD (Chair), Cindy Bachurski PhD, Donita Bylski-Austrow PhD, Constance McAneney MD, MS, Nancy Sawtell PhD

    Elections for WFA Officers for 2012-2013 The Officers are: President:  Baidehi (Luna) Mukherjee, PhD, MBA, President-elect:  Rhonda VanDyke, PhD, Treasurer and Secretary: Melinda Butsch Kovacic, PhD

    06/05/12
    Discussion led by Robin Deterding, Grand Rounds Speaker “Women in Leadership”

    06/05/12
    Cincinnati Children's Grand Rounds by Robin Deterding “Children's Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease (child):  Moving the Research Agenda Forward” (see http://seraph.cchmc.org/mediasiteex/Viewer/?peid=231719138ae44f58bfb968c67c9d419d)

    05/30/12
    Presentation by Uma Sivaprasad “Discovering Cincinnati” (What to do in Cincinnati) –

    04/23/12
    Presentation by Jennifer Loggie “Changing Roles of Women in Academics”

    04/22/12
    Cincinnati Art Museum Tour by Uma Sivaprasad

    04/18/12
    Book Club by Luna Mukherjee “Centered leadership: How talented women thrive” by Joanna Barsh, Susie Cranston and Rebecca A. Craske (McKinsey and Company)

    03/07/12
    Book Club by Jessica Woo "Everything Is Obvious: Once You Know the Answer" by Duncan J. Watts

    12/01/11
    Discussion by Grace LeMasters & daughter Megan Soule “Successfully Balancing Science & Family” (see Work-Life Balance - http://www.eh.uc.edu/clinicalresearch/videos.html)

    10/27/11
    Book Club by Melinda Butsch Kovacic, “Practicing the Art of Negotiation”

    09/15/11
    WFA Officers Meeting with Sandra Degen

    08/23/11
    Book Club by Luna Mukherjee "Getting to YES" by Roger Fisher and William Ury