Organizational Structure

SWIM is run by an Executive Board that meets regularly and guides the agenda of the Committee. In addition, SWIM meetings are held for the whole medical school in order to give updates on issues and progress and to allow the faculty to have voice.

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Joann Balazs Sweasy


Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and of Genetics

Vice-Chair for Basic Research

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Marie E Robert


Professor of Pathology and of Medicine

Associate Director, Fellowship in Gastrointestinal Pathology

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Vikki M Abrahams

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

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Margaret Johnson Bia

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Director Clinical Skills program

Senior Transplant nephrologist

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Barbara Ann Burtness

Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Clinical Research Program Leader, Head and Neck Cancers Program

Co-Director, Developmental Therapeutics Research Program

Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

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Paula B Kavathas

Professor of Laboratory Medicine, of Immunobiology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Associate Chair for Research

Director, Science Education Outreach Program

Chair, Women's Faculty Forum

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Carolyn M. Mazure

Norma Weinberg Spungen and Joan Lebson Bildner Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology

Director, Women's Health Research at Yale

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Shirley M McCarthy

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

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Diane McMahon-Pratt

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

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Ronnie A Rosenthal

Professor of Surgery

Surgeon-In-Chief, VA Connecticut Healthcare System