July 2021

Dr. Laura Page, Assistant Dean of Professional Development & Leadership for the University of Missouri Graduate School Our July WISER Woman is Dr. Laura Page. Dr. Page is Assistant Dean of Professional Development & Leadership for the University of Missouri Graduate School. Dr. Page currently provides professional

June 2021

Beth Prusaczyk, PhD, MSW This month's WISER Woman is Beth Prusaczyk, PhD, MSW, Instructor in Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on improving the health and healthcare of older adults, particularly vulnerable older adults such as those with dementia

May 2021

Sonia Hall, Ph. D., President and CEO of BioKansas Our May WISER Woman is Sonia Hall. Ph. D., President and CEO of BioKansas. Dr. Hall has a passion for making careers in science more accessible and inclusive for women and minorities and empowering the next generation of

April 2021

Yemi Akande-Bartsch, Ph.D. is the President and CEO of FOCUS St. Louis Yemi Akande-Bartsch, Ph.D. is the President and CEO of FOCUS St. Louis, an organization which prepares diverse leaders to work cooperatively for a thriving region through experience-based leadership training, civic issue education and public engagement.

March 2021

Lindsey Harrison, Program Manager, BioSTL Lindsey Harrison is BioSTL’s Program Manager for diversity, inclusion, and equity activities. She works to make sure minority owned startups and entrepreneurs have access to the resources and community they need to thrive. In addition to her work in the DEI space, she

February 2021

Dr. Mary Huff Dr. Mary Huff is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City, MO. Her work focuses on characterizing the molecular mechanisms supporting the stability of long-term memories. Dr. Huff is also passionate about improving the mental health of

January 2021

Dr. Becky Lynn January’s WISER Woman is Dr. Becky Lynn, CEO and Founder of Evora Women’s Health at St. Luke’s Hospital and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Saint Louis University. Dr. Lynn specializes in menopause and sexual health and is a certified North

December 2020

2020 WISER Week Panelists This month we want to look back at all of the panelists, partners, attendees, and supporters who helped to make WISER 2020 a success. Missouri Cures Education Foundation hosted 4 virtual events featuring women in science, entrepreneurship and research from Springfield, Kansas City,

November 2020

Cynthia Chapple Cynthia Chapple is a Senior Research and Development Chemist, and advocates for black girls and women in STEM. She is the founder of Black Girls Do STEM, an organization offering an exploration of STEM career pathways to middle and high school students through hands-on, engaging

October 2020

Dr. Lisa Dorsey Dr. Lisa Dorsey is the Interim Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training at Saint Louis University and we are proud to feature her as our October WISER Woman. Dr. Dorsey has been the recipient of the Saint