Executive Committee
Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS)

Co-Chairs

Mariam Louis MD

Mariam Louis, MD

Co-Chair
Associate Professor & Co-Medical Director, Sleep Lab

Melissa E. Parsons, MD

Melissa E. Parsons, MD

Co-Chair
Assistant Professor & Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency

Madeline M. Joseph, MD

Madeline M. Joseph, MD

WIMS Advisory Council Member
Professor & Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion; Chief, Division of Pediatric Bariatrics

Awards Co-Chairs

Suparna R. Krishnaiengar, MBBS (MD)

Suparna R. Krishnaiengar, MBBS (MD)

Awards Co-Chair
Assistant Professor

Alexandra L Mannix, MD

Alexandra L Mannix, MD

Awards Co-Chair
Assistant Professor & Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency; Assistant Clerkship Director; Medical Director, UF Center for Simulation and Safety Research

Elisa A Zenni, MD

Elisa A Zenni, MD

WIMS Advisory Council Member
Professor & Associate Dean for Educational Affairs

Allyship Co-Chair

Joanna W. Kee-Sampson, MD

Joanna W. Kee-Sampson, MD

Allyship Co-Chair
Assistant Professor

Communications Co-Chairs

Marie Crandall, MD, MPH, FACS

Marie Crandall, MD, MPH, FACS

Communications Co-Chair
Professor & Associate Chair, Research; Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery; Program Director, General Surgery Residency

Haley Letter, MD

Haley Letter, MD

Communications Co-Chair
Assistant Professor & Program Director, Breast Imaging and Intervention Fellowship

Chandana Lall, MBBS (MD), MBA, FSAR

Chandana Lall, MBBS (MD), MBA, FSAR

WIMS Advisory Council Member
Professor & Chair, Department of Radiology; Chief, Division of Abdominal and Body Imaging; Program Director, Abdominal Imaging Fellowship

Data/Reports Co-Chairs

Shama D Patel, MD, MPH

Shama D Patel, MD, MPH

Data/Reports Co-Chair
Assistant Professor

Katherine A. Zarroli, MD

Katherine A. Zarroli, MD

Data/Reports Co-Chair
Assistant Professor

LaRae C Brown, MD, FACOG

LaRae C Brown, MD, FACOG

WIMS Advisory Council Member
Assistant Professor & Medical Director, UF Health Women’s Specialists – North

Education and Professional Development Co-Chairs

Akaber Halawi, MD

Akaber Halawi, MD

Educational and Professional Development Co-Chair, WIMS Advisory Council Member
Assistant Professor

Gladys P Velarde, MD, FACC, FAHA

Gladys P Velarde, MD, FACC, FAHA

Education and Professional Development Co-Chair, WIMS Advisory Council Member
Associate Professor & Medical Director, Women’s Cardiovascular Heart Program; Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

Linda R Edwards, MD

Linda R Edwards, MD

WIMS Advisory Council Member
Associate Professor & Senior Associate Dean for Educational Affairs; Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine; Associate Chair, Department of Medicine; Medical Director, Program for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities