Women in Science

Meet the Women

The National Institutes of Health has some amazing women supporting, doing research, and making discoveries in biomedical research. These women represent a multitude of cultures, ethnicities, abilities,and identities. The idea to honor women of color in science originated with the Committee for Women of Color in Biomedical Careers, a sub-committee of the working group for Women in Biomedical Careers at NIH. We have gathered their stories in hope that women and girls all over the world will be inspired, informed, encouraged, and empowered to pursue their own dream of scientific discovery.

Meet the Women
Larissa Avilés-Santa, M.D., MPH, FACP, FACE
Emily Chew, M.D.
Regina S. James, M.D.
Dr. Lauren V. Wood
Irene Avila, Ph.D.
Rashmi Gopal-Srivastava, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dennise A. de Jesús Diaz, Ph.D.
Wendy A. Henderson, C.R.N.P., M.S.N., Ph.D.