2017 Poster session

This year, the HBA sought poster submissions that focus on any topic or issue associated with advancing gender parity, such as:

  • identification of gaps or discrepancies
  • awareness-building
  • strategies for individual or organizational change
  • opportunities for collaboration or partnership
  • issue leadership
  • overcoming barriers or identifying new opportunitie

The following posters were presented at the 2017 HBA Annual Conference in Philadelphia:(Click the title to view a PDF of the poster)

P01 - Physician Gender Dynamics in the Exam Room - Does It Have an Impact for Patient Outcomes?
Lauren Briggs, Erin Culp, Shannon Sysko and Dmytro Byelmac, Verilogue, Horsham, PA, USA                                                          

P02 - Gender Parity: Going for Gold … in 2058
Liz Coyle, Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, Fairfield, NJ, USA

Recipient of 2016 Most Outstanding Poster award - P03 - B-NOW: Accelerating Gender Diversity to Drive Business Performance
Bahar Demirdirek, PhD, and Elizabeth Galella, Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Brunswick, NJ, USA; Vildan Kortan, Danielle Halstrom, and Linda Leonard, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lawrenceville, NJ, USA; Mary Christian, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton Pike, NJ, USA; and Catherine Ohura, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Tokyo, Japan.                     

P04 - Beyond the Bench and Bedside: Women’s Success in STEM via Active-Learning Projects
Tori DiBona, James Abelar and Sarah E. Thoman, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, USA
Recipient of Special Recognition award - P05 - Retaining High-Potential Women: Factors and Lessons Learned
Wendy L. Heckelman, PhD, Heba Adkins and Sheryl Unger, WLH Consulting, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Recipient of Special Recognition award - P06 - Tee'ing Up the Next Generation of Women Leaders
Alison Little, Melissa Stahl and Jaime Marks Corvino, KPMG LLP, Short Hills, NJ, USA and Barbara Wankoff, KPMG LLP, Montvale, NJ, USA    
Recipient of Special Recognition award - P07 - How Inclusion and Diversity Thrives in a Supportive Culture
Lisa Maggio, Joyce Girard, Tiffany Hester, Susan E. Malecha, Patricia Pino and Carol Wells, Genentech, South San Francisco, CA, USA
P08 - Accelerating the Transformation of Women Leaders from Technical Expert to Strategic Leader: The Power of Polarities
Sandra M. Martínez, PhD, Fénix Leadership & Development, LLC, Bethesda, MD, USA

P09 - Women who inspire & the Empowerment Project - An event for women and girls
Jane E. Peer, Lesley Cawley, Polly Ryder and Stacey Higgins, KPMG LLP, Cleveland, OH, USA

P10 - Growing and Sustaining an Agile and Diverse Team in an Evolving Company
Anusha Sivaramakrishnan and Sandra Farley, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lawrenceville, NJ, USA        
P11 - Beakers or Babies: Work-Life Balance among Women in STEM
Amber Kory Stephens, Sarah E. Thoman and Rachael D. Robnett, PhD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, USA                                            

P12 - Briefcases or Spatulas? Role of Gender Norms on Work and Love
Sarah E. Thoman, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, USA and Alexandra I. Zelin and Lauren Snowdy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN, USA
P13 - Women's Healthcare Innovation and Leadership Showcase: Engaging Women's Healthcare Experts and Stakeholders to Increase Innovation and Drive Toward Parity in Healthcare for Women
Heather T. Van Ness, Van Ness Communications, New York, NY, USA; Jennifer Beecham, Reata Pharmaceuticals, Dallas, TX, USA; Ronke Ekwensi, Aetna, Hartford, CT, USA; Tasha Sims, PhD, Regeneron, Tarrytown, NY, USA; Halina Matusik, HMM Consulting, LLC, New York, NY, USA; Hui Liu, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Raritan, NJ, USA; Melissa Elder, Walnut Health LLC, New York, NY, USA; Christa Manning, The Lockwood Group, Stamford, CT, USA; and Lorraine Gaglioto, Novartis, East Hanover, NJ, USA
P14 - Pink Granite: Gender Parity in the Texas Legislature, 2003-2017
Amy Yancy Whited, UCB, Inc., Austin, TX, USA


Thank you to our poster session sponsor:

2016 Most Outstanding Poster
P03 - The B-Word: An Empirical Analysis of How Being Bossy Disproportionately Punishes Women in the Workplace
Cathleen Clerkin, PhD and William Gentry, PhD, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, NC

View all posters from the 2016 poster session