Physician Division — Awards

Woman in Science

The Woman in Science Award is given to a physician who identifies as a woman, significantly advanced in career, who has had a lasting impact through exceptional contributions to medical science, especially in women’s health, through basic and /or clinical research, publications and through leadership in their field.

Criteria

  1. Quality of Scientific Work
    1. Original
    2. Basic or Clinical
    3. Primary role (either primary investigator, co-investigator, or among many)
    4. Current Involvement
    5. Source of Grants
    6. Significant/lasting impact
  2. Publications – peer reviewed in high impact scientific journals
  3. High National Leadership Profile
  4. Advocacy of Women’s Health and Other Related Issues
    1. Leadership of national scientific organization(s)
    2. Lectures on topic of work
  5. Involvement in AMWA (strongly preferred but not a prerequisite)

2024 AMWA Award Winner

Louise McCullough, MD

Submit a Nomination

Nominations are now closed.

Previous Winners

2023   Betty S. Pace, MD
2022   Elizabeth Garner, MD, MPH
2021   Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil
2020   No award presented
2019   Natalie Afshari, MD
2018   Pauline Maki, PhD
2017   Tamara A. Scerpella, MD
2016   Neelum Aggarwal, MD
2015   Myra Hurt, Ph.D.
2014   Claudia Baquet, MD, MPH
2012   Pamela Lipsett, MD, MHPE
2011   Katherine Wisner, MD, MS
2010   Carolyn Westhoff, MD
2009   Mary Guinan, MD, MPH
2008   Linda C.Giudice, MD
2007   Lori Jean Mosca, MD, MPH, PhD
2006   Denise L. Faustman, MD, PhD
2005   Etta Pisano, M.D., FACR
2004   Saroja Bharati, MD
2003   Jo Ann Manson, M.D.
2002   Marianne J. Legato, M.D., FACP
2000   Judith Lewis Herman, M.D.
1999   Bernadine Healy, M.D.
1998   Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, M.D.
1997   Olga Jonasson, M.D.
1996   Florence Haseltine, M.D.
1995   Not Awarded
1994   Suzanne W. Fletcher, M.D.
1993   Nanette Wenger, M.D.