Congratulations, 2022 Women of Impact

Aug. 26, 2022

13 of the 30 women honored in the UArizona's first cohort have looked to commercialization as a way of maximizing the impact of their innovative research

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The first cohort of RII Women of Impact, 2022.

The first cohort of RII Women of Impact, 2022, left to right: Allison Huff-Macpherson, Valerie Trouet, Marcia Rieke, Kim Patten, Raina Maier, Hongyue Jin, Lalitha Madhavan, Amanda Kraus, Meredith Kupinski, Cynthia Doane, Hong Hua, Judith Su, Elise Gornish, Marla Franco, Theresa Crimmins, Karletta Chief, Jessica Carew, Betsy Cantwell, Stacy Butler, Sue Brown, Roberta Brinton, Carol Stewart, Carol Barnes, and Jennifer Barton.

Courtesy of UArizona Research, Innovation, and Impact

Congratulations to all of those named to the first cohort of RII Women of Impact in 2022! All were presented with the honor at the University of Arizona on August 25, 2022, at an event held in the Health Sciences Innovation Building. 

Of the 30 women named with the honor, 13 have worked or are working with Tech Launch Arizona to maximize the impact of their inventions and innovative research:

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Carol Barnes

Carol Barnes, Regents Professor of Psychology, Neurology, and Neuroscience, Director of Evelyn F McKnight Brain Institute

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Jennifer Barton

Jennifer Barton, Director of BIO5 Institute

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Roberta Diaz Brinton

Roberta Diaz Brinton, Director & Regents Professor, Center for Innovation in Brain Sciences

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Jennifer Carew

Jennifer Carew, Associate Professor of Medicine

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Daniella DellaGiustina

Daniella DellaGiustina, Assistant Professor in the College of Science

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Amelia Gallitano

Amelia Gallitano, Professor in the College of Medicine - Phoenix

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Hong Hua

Hong Hua, Professor in the Wyant College of Optical Sciences

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Meredith Kupinski

Meredith Kupinski, Assistant Professor of Optical Sciences

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Allison Huff MacPherson

Allison Huff MacPherson, Assistant Professor of Family & Community Medicine 

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Lalitha Madhavan

Lalitha Madhavan, Associate Professor of Neurology

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Raina Maier

Raina Maier, Professor of Environmental Microbiology in the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

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Ashely Snider

Ashley Snider, Associate Professor in the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

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Judith Su

Judith Su, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Optics

TLA looks forward to working with women inventors across the UArizona to bring their work to bear on creating a better world for all. 

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