ISMRM 21st Annual Meeting & Exhibition 20-26 April 2013 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Women in MRI - Networking & Panel Discussion (no CME credit)
SKILL LEVEL: Basic to Advanced
ORGANIZERS: Angelique Louie, Ph.D., Robia G. Pautler, Ph.D. & Louise van der Weerd, Ph.D.
Wednesday, 24 April 2013
The topics for discussion include but are not limited to:
  • Paths to Success
  • Challenges at Different Career Stages
  • Tenure Process
  • Balancing Family with Work
  • Breaking the Glass Ceiling
  • Thriving, Not Just Surviving
MRI Scientists interested in discussing the issues that women MRI scientists face and how they have dealt with and overcome some of these challenges.

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize some of the challenges women MRI scientists face at different career stages in different regions;
  • Recognize some strategies that can be used to navigate these challenges; and
  • Apply some of these strategies towards their own research careers.


Moderator: Robia G. Pautler, Ph.D.

13:30     Questions & Discussion from the Panel & Audience Panel:
        Penny Anne Gowland, Ph.D.
Paula J. Foster, Ph.D.
Shella D. Keilholz, Ph.D.
Angelique Louie, Ph.D.
Karla L. Miller, Ph.D.
Belinda Seto, Ph.D.
Kaori Togashi, M.D., Ph.D.
Louise van der Weerd, Ph.D.
15:30     Adjournment