Regional Leadership Team

Regional Women in Science Directors
The Women in Science affinity group is offered in nearly every region and efforts are in place to launch in Europe.  Are you interested in launching a Women in Science affinity group in your area?  Would you like to reach out to one of us individually? If so, please contact us.


New England Region

Jennifer Lee
Jennifer Lee, PhD
principal scientist
FORMA Therapeutics


NY/NJ Region

Jean Chow

Jean Chow, MD
medical director, safety and regulatory





Deshanie Rai, PhD, FACN
senior associate director, U.S. medical affairs
Bayer Healthcare



Southwestern Region


Tanzania Vinson, PharmD
MSL, director, immunology/dermatology
Novartis Pharmaceuticals




Pacific Region

Csilla Csoboth, MD, PhD

Csilla Csoboth, MD, PhD
senior training manager, medical excellence
Genentech, Inc.




Midwest Region

Tamara Widenhouse, DVM, PhD
Tamara Widenhouse, DVM, PhD
director, preclinical
Ethicon, J&J




Manager, St. Louis

Elaine Ladd

Elaine Ladd
group manager, IT department
BJC HealthCare





Mid-Atlantic Region

Ruth Levy
principal and founder
Innovation Resolution