Women's Faculty Committee

The Mission of the Women's Faculty Committee (WFC) of UMMS/UMMHC is to address the needs of women faculty and promote the status of women in the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the UMass Memorial Health Care clinical system. Information about the WFC is also posted on the website of the Diversity and Inclusion Office.

Women’s Faculty Committee Awards

The Office of Faculty Affairs sponsors the annual Women's Faculty Committee Awards luncheon. Awards are given to outstanding faculty are recognized for their contributions to UMMS. A mentoring award is given to a male or female faculty member who has supported women faculty through mentoring.

2016 Award Recipients with WFC Co-Chairs

WFC Co-Chair: Sarah Cutrona, MD
Excellence in Clinical Service Award: Ann Salerno, MD
Early Career Achievement in Science & Health Award: Jessica Griffin, PsyD
Awards Luncheon Co-Chairs: Tatyana Shteinlukht and Nancy Byatt
Sarah Stone Excellence in Education Awards: Mary Ellen Lane, PhD and Kavita Babu, MD
Outstanding Mentoring Award: Luanne Thorndyke, MD, FACP
Outstanding Community Service Award: Judy Savageau, MPH
Women in Science and Health Achievements Awards: Katherine Fitzgerald, PhD and Jean Frazier, PhD
(Katherine and Jean not pictured)