HUGs + STEM Conversation: Sibyl Anderson, MD, MPH

, Room 103

Please join us for a HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation with medical oncologist Sibyl Anderson, MD, MPH.

On Tuesday, May 7, from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm, Dr. Anderson will be at CSREA for an informal lunchtime conversation about women and people of color in STEM. What are the opportunities? What are the visible and invisible barriers and hurdles? What are some good strategies for leveling the playing field in the ever-expanding and influential STEM industries?

We will serve lunch and spaces are limited, so please RSVP to Caitlin Scott at [email protected].

Speaker Bio

Sibyl Anderson, MD, MPH, received her B.A. in Natural Sciences from Johns Hopkins University School of Arts and Sciences and an MPH degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health (now called the Bloomberg School of Public Health). After serving in the United States Peace Corps, she received her medical degree with honors from New York University School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City and a medical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Following her fellowship, Sybil was an attending physician at Memorial Sloan-Kettering for several years in the Developmental Chemotherapy department. While there, she focused her research on gynecologic malignancies, conducted gynecological and sarcoma clinical trials, published several articles on uterine sarcomas, and developed the uterine sarcoma support group. She is the recipient of a 1998 American Association in Cancer Research Minority Scholar Award and a 2000 American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award.