New Assignments for 11 Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Marlene R. Miller was appointed chair of the department of pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and pediatrician-in-chief at University Hospitals. She has been serving as vice chair of quality and safety at the Johns Hopkins University Children’s Center in Baltimore.

Dr. Miller earned bachelor’s and medical degrees at Case Western Reserve University. She holds a master’s degree in clinical investigation from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.

Gillian Wilson, a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of California, Riverside, has been given the added duties as senior associate vice chancellor for research and economic development at the university. Dr. Wilson joined the faculty at the university in 2007.

Dr. Wilson is an expert on the evolution of galaxies. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Durham in England.

Christal N. Brown was promoted to associate professor of dance at Middlebury College in Vermont. She was also granted tenure. She began teaching at the college in 2008 and was named an assistant professor in 2012. Since 2013, she has directed the Middlebury College Dance Program.

Brown is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she majored in dance. She holds a master of fine arts degree in new media art and performance from Long Island University in New York.

Mary Ann Mancini was named the Millhiser Professor of Practice at Washington and Lee University School of Law in Lexington, Virginia. An expert in trusts and estates, she is a partner at Loeb & Loeb in Washington, D.C.

Professor Mancini is a graduate of Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, and the Catholic University of America School of Law. She also earned a master’s degree from the Georgetown University Law Center.

Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg was appointed professor of pediatrics at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Before joining the faculty at Washington University, she was an associate professor of pediatrics and of microbiology at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Bubeck Wardenburg holds a bachelor’s degree, a medical doctorate and a Ph.D., all from Washington University.

Patricia Marsteller, professor of practice in the department of biology and associate dean of undergraduate research and scholarship at Emory University in Atlanta, was named chair-elect of the Section on Education of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Professor Marsteller is a graduate of the University of Maryland. She holds a master’s degree from the University of South Carolina and a Ph.D. from the University of Florida.

Jeanette Bauchat was named chief of the Division of Obstetric Anesthesiology at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. She was section chief for Obstetric Anesthesiology at the medical school of Northwestern University in Chicago.

Dr. Bauchat earned a master’s degree in healthcare quality and safety and a medical doctorate at Northwestern University. She completed her residency in anesthesiology at Columbia University in New York City.

Kari Shepherdson-Scott was promoted to associate professor of art history and granted tenure at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. She joined the faculty at the college in 2012.

Dr. Shepherdson-Scott is a graduate of Boise State University in Idaho. She earned a master’s degree from the University of British Columbia in Canada, and a Ph.D. at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Kavita Dhodapkar was named an associate professor of pediatrics at Emory University in Atlanta. She will also serve as director of the Pediatric Immuno-Oncology Program for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. She has been serving as an associate professor of pediatrics at Yale Medical School.

Dr. Dhodapkar received her medical training at the Seth G.S. Medical College in Mumbai, India.

Brenda Lee was named the 2018 Frederick H. Minett Professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. She is a former assistant professor and assistant dean for medical education and student affairs at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Before joining the faculty at the University of Rochester, Professor Lee was an administrator at Harvard Medical School.  She retired from the University of Rochester in 2016.

Emilee Mathews was appointed to the faculty of University Libraries at Ohio State University. She will serve in the newly created position of art and design librarian. Since 2013, Mathews has been the research librarian for art and visual studies at the University of California, Irvine.

Mathews is a graduate of Portland State University in Oregon. She holds a master’s degree in art history and a master of library science degree from Indiana University.

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