Nakisha Rutledge – Women in Pathology

Nakisha Rutledge is a senior graduate student and PhD candidate at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, working in the laboratory of Dr. William Muller. Prior to entering graduate school at Northwestern, Nakisha received a BS in Biochemistry from Spelman College (Atlanta, GA) in 2013. Her undergraduate research focused on the identification of natural products as [...]

Dr. Celina Kleer- Physician Scientist, dedicated mentor, ASIP Outstanding Investigator Awardee 2020

Celina G. Kleer, M.D. is the Harold A. Oberman Collegiate Professor of Pathology at the University of Michigan Medical School. She is the co-director of the Breast Pathology service and principal investigator of an NIH and DOD funded research lab at the Rogel Cancer Center. She was honored with the 2019 AACR Outstanding Investigator for [...]

Women in Pathology Month!

ASIP and Women in Pathology are requesting that our members submit their recent accomplishments for us to showcase during the month of May for #WomenInPathology Month! What should I submit? recent accomplishments might include: published papersnew grantspromotionschange of jobshonors and awards Women in Pathology is a community within the membership of the American Society for [...]

Mentorship programs help bridge STEM gender gap

By Shawna De La Rosa Taken from Dive Brief: In the midst of male-dominated fields that can sometimes deter females from entering, mentorship programs are cultivating interest and opening up opportunities to girls in STEM, EdSurge reports. In fact, when it comes to the percentage of girls who understand the relevance of STEM and the possible [...]

Science needs mentors

Taken from Materials scientist Mildred Dresselhaus supervised more than 60 PhD students in five decades on the MIT faculty.Credit: Micheline Pelletier/Gamma-Rapho/Getty Maria Mitchell, the first woman to become a professional astronomer in the United States, was one; so was materials scientist Mildred Dresselhaus, the ‘Queen of carbon science’. In common with many scientists, they [...]