Over the 30 days of Women in Medicine Month, we highlighted the inspiring stories and remarkable accomplishments of 10 faculty, 10 trainees, and 10 staff. From a clinical researcher working to integrate the art and science of medicine to the administrative associate ensuring everything runs seamlessly in our primary care division, their impact is evident.

Fatima Rodriguez

Assistant Professor, Cardiology

“What is becoming important to me now is mentoring others. Especially underrepresented minorities and women. I hope to be able to continue to support people in that way.”

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Winnie Teuteberg 

Clinical Associate Professor, Primary Care & Population Health

“The challenge lies in asking doctors to change a part of their job that deals with an emotionally-charged subject."

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Tamara Dunn

Clinical Assistant Professor, Hematology

“I fell in love with how intense the field of hematology was and how deep of a relationship you form with your patients and their families.”

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Megan Mahoney

Clinical Professor, Primary Care & Population Health

"Humanwide focuses on the whole human, which allows us to zero in on what matters to a patient and craft an entire care plan around their goals.”

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Tracey McLaughlin


Professor, Endocrinology

“Once we can identify people in this very early disease state, the first intervention is very easy and cost effective—it’s lifestyle changes."

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Kate Luenprakansit


Clinical Assistant Professor, Hospital Medicine

“I always felt there was something more to becoming a physician than just knowing the biology, the physiology, the math, and the science.”

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Manali Patel

Assistant Professor, Oncology

 "Especially when our focus may narrow, our patients allow us to take a step back and think about the big picture."

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Cornelia Weyand

Professor, Immunology and Rheumatology

"Our clinic is one of only a few in the nation, and several hundred patients come here on an annual basis."

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Joy Wu

Assistant Professor, Endocrinology

"There are exciting early studies about how denosumab (FDA-approved in 2010) and teriparatide (approved in 2002) can be used in combination or sequentially. "

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Judith Shizuru 

Professor, Blood and Marrow Transplantation

This is the most exciting thing I have done in my life. One important reason why I became a bone marrow transplanter was so I could help to cure autoimmune disease."

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Celebrating #WIMMonth