We shall be the #1 destination for women physicians and scientists in cancer treatment and research in support of MD Anderson’s vision to be the premier cancer center in the world.
Be the model for cancer centers in the effective recruitment, retention and advancement of a diverse faculty of women by creating an institutional culture where women physicians and scientists choose to be.
Department of Women Faculty Programs, established in Nov 2006, is led by Elizabeth Travis, Ph.D., the associate vice president of Women Faculty Programs.
Reporting directly to the Provost’s Office, the Department collaborates and partners with other institutional leaders to recruit, promote and retain women faculty. Women Faculty Programs operates strategically around the following goals:
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Women Faculty Programs, Unit 1413
P.O. Box 301402
Houston, TX 77230-1402
Melissa Crosby, M.D.
Abby Mitchell, M.B.A.
Renée Wharton, Ed.D.
Mugé Simsek, M.B.A.
Sr. Metrics Analyst
Senior Administrative Assistant