Molly Carnes, MD, MS, professor, Geriatrics and Gerontology (pictured on left), and Dorothy Farrar-Edwards, PhD, professor, Department of Kinesiology, with an affiliate appointment in the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, and director of the Collaborative Center for Health Equity (pictured on right), received prestigious awards from the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS), in recognition of their excellence and outstanding performance in support of clinical and translational research.
For her international stature as an educator, mentor and leader, as well as her accomplishments as a clinical investigator on the effect of unconscious bias on women and underrepresented minorities in academic medicine, Dr. Carnes was honored with the Distinguished Educator Award.
The Addressing Health Equity Through Partnership and Innovation Award went to Dr. Farrar-Edwards for her research contributions focused on health equity, injustice and issues of disparity in care.
Read the full article from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.
Banner photo, the Health Sciences Learning Center and the Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research. Photo by Bryce Richter / UW-Madison