The Dean's Committee for Women in Leadership, together with the Powell Center for Women's Health, co-sponsored the lecture Managing Conflict: A Problem-Solving Approach by Catherine J. Morrison, JD. Ms. Morrison is a negotiation and conflict management expert who helps academic professionals become more capable at resolving conflicts and negotiating effective change. She is a two-time recipient of the Best of Hopkins teaching award from the graduates of John Hopkins University's Business of Medicine MBA program. She was also the recipient of the Excellence in Teaching award from the Graduate Division of Business and Management at John Hopkins.
The Dean's Committee for Women in Leadership sponsored the lecture Navigating an Academic Career as a Clinician/Scientist by Terri L. Young, MD, MBA. Dr. Young is the chair for the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Her research interests include: ophthalmic genetics, refractive error genetics, and pediatric ophthalmology. She is an internationally renowned physician-scientist, with more than 185 peer-reviewed publications. Her lab has held a funded research campaign for 17 years to determine the biological basis of myopia. Dr. Young was previously a professor of ophthalmology, pediatrics and medicine at Duke University, where she was the founding director of the Duke Eye Center Ophthalmic Genetics Clinic and Research Program.