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Fewer women than men advance to higher ranks in academic medicine and health research, so Indiana University School of Medicine Faculty Affairs and Professional Development designed this series to highlight some of the successful women among us. Each guest will share details of her career journey, shedding light on both the highlights and the challenges she has experienced — and overcome.

Find inspiration during your lunch hour with Stepping Stones

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Carve out an hour for lunch and inspiration during the fall and spring sessions of the Stepping Stones of Women in Leadership series. 

Fewer women than men advance to higher ranks in academic medicine and health research, so Indiana University School of Medicine Faculty Affairs and Professional Development designed this series to highlight some of the successful women among us. Each guest will share details of her career journey, shedding light on the highlights and the challenges she has experienced — and overcome.

Block your calendar now, and register for an hour (or four) of inspiration! Each session is held from noon to 1 p.m. ET via Zoom. 

Amber Mosley, PhD

Headshot of Amber Mosley, PhDAug. 27

Amber Mosley is a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology and serves as director of the IU School of Medicine Center for Proteome Analysis and the Proteomics Core for the IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Mosley Lab has worked on numerous independent and collaborative research projects and has developed new methods for understanding how proteins behave within cells, tissues and organisms. This work is foundational to understanding how transcription is controlled in normal cells and how these pathways are defective in a wide array of human diseases.

Register for the Aug. 27 session

Zeina M. Nabhan, MD, FAAP

Headshot of Zeina M. Nabhan, MD, FAAPSept. 3

Zeina Nabhan is an associate dean of Graduate Medical Education and a professor of clinical pediatrics. She received her medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon. She did her pediatric internship at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan before transferring to Indiana University School of Medicine to complete her pediatric residency and fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology. Nabhan also earned a master’s degree in clinical research during her fellowship training. She has a special interest in childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Register for the Sep. 3 session

Carmella Evans-Molina, MD, PhD, MS

Headshot of Carmella Evans-Molina, MD, PhD, MS

Oct. 23

Carmella Evans-Molina is the Eli Lilly Professor of Pediatric Diabetes, director of the IU Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, and program leader for the Diabetes Research Group in the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research. She is a staff physician at the Roudebush Veteran's Affairs (VA) Medical Center, associate director of the Medical Scientist Training Program at IU, co-director of the Diabetes and Obesity T32 Training Program, an investigator in the Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Network and co-executive director of the Network for Pancreatic Organ Donors with Diabetes. Her research is focused on understanding the molecular and signaling pathways operating within pancreatic β in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Register for the Oct. 23 session

Katherine M. Hiller, MD, MPH

Headshot of Katherine Hiller, MD, MPHFeb. 4

Katherine Hiller is the associate dean and director of the IU School of Medicine Bloomington campus. She is a tenured professor of emergency medicine and holds the James A. Camplin Chair of Medicine. Hiller runs the Medical Education/Simulation residency track and has been involved in Graduate Medical Education, faculty development and mentoring programs for junior faculty and female faculty at IU School of Medicine. She serves on the boards of many national organizations, including the Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine (the first academy of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine), the National Board of Medical Examiners, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the American Board of Emergency Medicine. 

Register for the Feb. 4 session

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Corie Farnsley

Corie is communications generalist for Indiana University School of Medicine Faculty Affairs and Professional Development (FAPD). She focuses on telling the story of FAPD by sharing information about the many opportunities the unit provides for individuals’ professional development, the stories behind how these offerings help shape a broad culture of faculty vitality, and ultimately the impact IU School of Medicine faculty have on the future of health. She is a proud IU Bloomington School of Journalism alumna who joined the IU School of Medicine team in 2023 with nearly 25 years of communications and marketing experience.

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