Who Inspires You? Women in Medicine for Women’s History Month

For Women’s History Month, we featured stories of influential women in medical history. Department faculty provided their response to the following question: “Who is a woman in medicine in the near or distant past who inspires you and why?

Melissa Swee, MD: Dr. Mary Edwards Walker


Hilary Mosher, MFA, MD: Bettye Tate


Christie Thomas, MBBS: Dr. Ida S. Scudder


Jeydith Gutierrez, MD, MPH, FACP: Dr. Lya Imber de Coronil


Ben Davis, MD, PhD: Katalin Karikó, PhD


Diana Jalal, MD: Lois Geist, MD


Mohamad Mokadem, MD: Lama Noureddine, MD


Bharat Kumar, MD, MME: Dr. Rita Levi-Montalsini


For more examples, some history of the designation, and further information, we are grateful to the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Carver College of Medicine for this resource page.

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