Committee Members


UC Davis Health’s Advisory Committee on Women in Academic Medicine and Health Sciences is the primary advisory body for the Vice Chancellor of Human Health Sciences, Dean of the School of Medicine, and Dean of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing on matters of women faculty.

The advisory committee advises and provides recommendations to the Vice Chancellor for Human Health Sciences, the Deans of the School of Medicine and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, and the Director of the Women in Medicine and Health Sciences Program, to help plan, develop, implement, improve, and refine efforts toward meaningful initiatives within the health system that pertain to women faculty in health sciences, including the School of Medicine, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, the UC Davis Medical Center, and the UC Davis Medical Group.

Standing Members


Melissa Bauman, Ph.D.

Director, Women in Medicine and Health Sciences
Professor in Residence, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

 

Lydia Howell, M.D.

Chair and Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
WIMHS Senior Advisor and Founder

 

Debbie Aizenberg, M.D.

Associate Professor
2019-20 WIMHS Scholar
Department of Otolaryngology

 

Kathryn Sexson, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-B.C.

Director for the Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Assistant Clinical Professor in the Family Caregiving Institute

 

Barbara Shacklett, Ph.D.

Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology

 

Bahareh Nejad, M.D.

Clinical Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director of Robotic Surgery

 

Hendry Ton, M.D., M.S.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences