Four Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

Anjelica Gonzalez, the Donna L. Dubinsky Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Yale University, received the 2018 Diversity Award from the Biomedical Engineering Society. The award honors outstanding contributions to improving gender and racial diversity in biomedical engineering.

Dr. Gonzalez joined the Yale faculty in 2015. She is a graduate of Utah State University and holds a Ph.D. in structural and computational biology from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Mary-Margaret Chren, chair of the department of dermatology at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, received the 2018 Clarence S. Livingood Memorial Award from the American Academy of Dermatology. She was honored at the academy’s annual meeting in Chicago earlier this month.

Dr. Chren is a graduate of Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, where she majored in biological sciences. She earned her medical degree at Yale University.

Achsah Guibbory, the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of English at Barnard College in New York City, was named Honored Scholar of the Year by the Milton Society of America. The award, established in 1948, recognizes lifetime work in the study of English poet and author John Milton. Professor Guibbory will be honored at the Modern Language Association’s annual convention in Chicago next January.

Dr. Guibbory joined the faculty at Barnard College in 2004. Her latest book is Returning to John Donne (Ashgate, 2015). Professor Guibbory is a graduate of Indiana University and earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Lamea Shaaban-Magana, director of the Women and Gender Resource Center at the University of Alabama, received the Zenobia Hikes Memorial Award from the Center for Scholarship, Research, and Professional Development for Women of NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators).

Dr. Shaaban-Magana’s educational background is in the sociology of education, women’s studies, human development and family studies, and communications.

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