Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to New Faculty Positions at Universities

Nicole Baumgarth was named a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of immunology and infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She will hold primary appointments in the department of molecular microbiology and immunology in the School of Public Health and in the department of molecular and comparative pathobiology in the School of Medicine. She will also serve as the founding director of the Lyme and Tickborne Diseases Research and Education Institute. Dr. Baumgarth was a professor in the department of pathology, microbiology, and immunology at the University of California, Davis.

Dr. Baumgarth earned her clinical degree in veterinary medicine and a Ph.D. in microbiology from the School of Veterinary Medicine in Hanover, Germany. She conducted postdoctoral research at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the Queensland Institute of Medical Research in Australia, as well as at Stanford University.

Tamika P. La Salle was appointed associate professor in the department of counseling and psychological services at Georgia State University. She also serves as the director of the Center for Research on School Safety, School Climate, and Classroom Management. Dr. La Salle was an assistant professor of school psychology at the University of Connecticut.

Dr. La Salle holds a master’s degree from Central Michigan University and a Ph.D. in school psychology from Georgia State University.

Allison Barry is a new assistant professor of exercise science at South Dakota State University. Her research focuses on improving cardiorespiratory fitness through increased levels of physical activity in different tactical populations. She uses this information to create wellness fitness initiatives in fire and police departments.

Dr. Barry is a graduate of the University of Montana, where she majored in exercise science. She earned a master’s degree in kinesiology at the University of North Dakota and a Ph.D. in exercise and nutrition sciences at North Dakota State University.

Tiffany Amariuta is a new assistant professor in the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute at the University of California, San Diego. Her research focuses on the genetic susceptibility of autoimmune diseases and other polygenic diseases.

Dr. Amariuta holds a bachelor’s degree in biological engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She went on to earn a Ph.D. in bioinformatics and integrative genomics at Harvard Medical School.

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