TTUHSC Office of the President

President's Committee for Women in Health Sciences

Meet the Members

Welcome to President’s Committee for Women in Health Sciences homepage. The committee encourages you to browse the site, check out the links, and to read the Annual Report. Committee members are introduced below; please feel free to contact any one of them with comments and/or suggestions.

Barbara G. Sawyer

Barbara G. Sawyer, Ph.D., MT(ASCP)
Committee Chair
Professor, Department of Laboratory Sciences and Primary Care
School of Health Professions

Dornelia deRiese

Cornelia deRiese, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
School of Medicine

Alyce Ashcraft

Alyce Ashcraft, Ph.D., RN
Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing

Dr. Janie Robles

Janie Robles, Pharm. D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice - Pediatrics
School of Pharmacy

Gail Cornwall, Ph.D.

Gail Cornwall, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
School of Medicine

Dr. Kendra Rumbaugh, Ph.D.

Kendra Rumbaugh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
School of Medicine

Quick Links»

Association of Women in Science: Dedicated to achieving equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering and technology.

Partnership of Women in Engineering, Research and Science: A collaborative project between the TTU College of Engineering, TTU College of Arts and Sciences, HSC School of Pharmacy, and the HSC School of Medicine. The project includes a collection of initiatives over three years that will enhance and augment existing recruiting, retention, and promotion efforts for women faculty.

Gender Equity Council at TTU: The Gender Equity Advisory Council is established to advise the President of TTU on matters related to gender issues at TTU and to make recommendations for changes to ensure an equitable and inclusive environment for all members of the University community.

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