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The Clifford C. Snyder, M.D. and Mary Snyder Lecturer

Ellen More

Ellen More, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester.

Ellen More, Ph.D., a historian of medicine, is head of the Office of Medical History and Archives of the Lamar Soutter Library and a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester. She is the author of Restoring the Balance: Women Physicians and the Profession of Medicine (Harvard University Press, 1999), winner of the Rossiter Prize from the History of Science Society in 2003; and co-editor with Elizabeth Fee and Manon Parry of Women Physicians and the Cultures of Medicine (Johns Hopkins, 2009), winner of the 2012 "best print publication" award from the Archivists and Librarians of the History of the Health Sciences. She is currently completing a history of the University of Massachusetts Medical School titled Integrating Primary Care and Biomedical Research: The University of Massachusetts Medical School. She was the Visiting Curator for the National Library of Medicine exhibition, "Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating the History of America's Women Physicians," which was on display at the NLM from 2003-2006.

Across Generations, Across Disciplines Panelists:

Harriet Hopf

Harriet Hopf, M.D., Director School of Medicine's Women in Medicine and Science Program, University of Utah

Harriet W. Hopf, M.D., professor of anesthesiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine, serves as Director for the School of Medicine's Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) Program and Director of Mentoring in the medical school's Faculty Administration Office.

Hopf joined the faculty at the University of Utah in 2006. Before that, she was professor of anesthesia and surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In recognition of her abilities as a mentor, she received the UCSF Graduate Students Association Faculty Mentorship Award in 1999 and was elected to the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators at UCSF in 2004. In 2008-09 she completed the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program at Drexel University.

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Lisa Cannon-Albright

Lisa Cannon-Albright, Ph.D., Professor, Deptartment of Internal Medicine

Lisa Cannon-Albright, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and director of the Genetic Epidemiology Division at the University of Utah. She is a member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program at Huntsman Cancer Institute.

A leading genetic epidemiologist, Cannon-Albright was on the research team that identified the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations associated with the inherited risk of breast cancer. She helped identify the inherited p16 gene that increases the risk of melanoma and the HPC2/ELAC gene predisposing to prostate cancer. Currently, she is studying inherited genes that predispose certain families to a higher risk of melanoma. She also serves as principal investigator on research projects related to prostate cancer predisposition. The Utah Population Database provides a valuable resource in Cannon-Albright's study of inherited diseases.

Cannon-Albright received her PhD in Medical Informatics from the University of Utah. She is chief of the Division of Genetic Epidemiology in the Department of Medical Informatics.

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Karen Gunning

Karen Gunning, Pharm.D., Director of the Primary Care Pharmacy Residency, University of Utah

Graduated from Oregon State University with a B.S. in Pharmacy, then received her Pharm.D. from the University of Utah, and completed a PGY 2 Pharmacy Residency in Family Medicine at the University of Washington. She is currently an Associate Professor (Clinical) at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy, and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine. Dr. Gunning was the recipient of the Elizabeth Gardener Prize for the Outstanding Women in the Health Sciences, is a two time recipient of both the College of Pharmacy's Distinguished Teaching Award, and the Family Medicine Residency Specialist Teacher Award, and received the Utah Society of Health System Pharmacists Pharmacist of the Year award in 2007. Dr. Gunning serves as a clinical pharmacist at the Sugarhouse Family Health Center, working with family medicine residents, attending physicians and other health care providers. She serves on the Family Medicine Residency Curriculum Committee, precepts pharmacy students and teaches in the residency, pharmacy, and physician assistant therapeutics courses. She is currently a member and Chair of the Board of Pharmacy Specialties Pharmacotherapy Specialty Council. At Sugarhouse Family Health, Dr. Gunning sees patients in the Geriatrics Clinic and in a Pharmacy Clinic for education and collaborative drug therapy management for diabetes, smoking cessation, and chronic disease/medication management, and is the Director of the Primary Care Pharmacy Residency at the University of Utah.

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Kathleen Digre

Kathleen Digre, M.D., Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology, University of Utah School Of Medicine

Kathleen Digre is a Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology at the University of Utah School Of Medicine. After receiving her BA from Augustana College (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) in English and German, she earned a Master's Degree at the University of Arkansas in English literature. She matriculated with a MD from the University of Iowa in 1981, followed by an internship in internal medicine, neurology residency, and neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at the University of Iowa. She joined the University of Utah faculty in 1987 and directed the Neuro-ophthalmology program and clinic at the Moran Eye Center and currently directs the Headache Clinic at the University of Utah.

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Lauren Clark

Lauren Clark, Ph.D., R.N., Professor, College Of Nursing

Professor Lauren Clark is the Division Chair for Health Systems and Community Based Care faculty in the College of Nursing. Her post-doctoral training includes a certificate in Medical Anthropology from the University of Arizona and cultural anthropology methods through the National Science Foundation. Her research focus on vulnerable populations has directed her exploration into child feeding and parenting among Mexican immigrant and Mexican American families, as well as community-based work with obesity among people with disabilities.

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Tricia B. Hauschild

Tricia B. Hauschild, M.D., Resident, General Surgery

Tricia Hauschild, is a general surgery resident, completing her medical schooling at the University of Utah Medical School. Tricia began her career as a small business owner in Washington D.C., but her life took an unexpected turn when she cared for her terminally ill father. She saw the change that one person could have on the world, and knew medicine was the right path for her. This year, Tricia and her colleagues matched into 81 residency programs in 21 different medical specialties, including 44 students in primary care (internal medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN, and family medicine.)

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