Women in Science Speaker Series: Phyllis A. Dennery, MD, FAAP

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The Joy of Discovery: Reflecting on My Career as a Physician-Scientist

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Our new monthly Women in Science Speaker Series will provide a powerful forum and supportive environment for emerging and advanced women leaders to share best practices, provide their insights and experience, and offer advice on leadership and professional development.

Trailblazing leaders will discuss the personal and professional challenges they’ve faced and the obstacles they’ve overcome to achieve their success. The series is designed to educate, empower and inspire women to advance as leaders and change agents in Rhode Island and beyond.

Phyllis A. Dennery, MD, FAAP
Phyllis A. Dennery, MD, FAAP, is the Sylvia Kay Hassenfeld Professor and Chair of Pediatrics at the Warren Alpert Medical School; Pediatrician-in-Chief, Rhode Island Hospital; Medical Director, Hasbro Children’s Hospital; and Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry at Brown. Dr. Dennery’s laboratory research is focused on understanding mechanisms of neonatal lung injury and repair. Her clinical interests are in neonatal jaundice, bronchopulmonary dysplasia and the long-term consequences of prematurity as well as on perinatal health disparities and the impact of race in Medicine. She leads a Pediatric clinical trials network funded by the NIH. Dr. Dennery was elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the top honors in medicine.

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