Sioban Harlow and Sofia Merajver, both IHPI members, professors in the Medical School and the School of Public Health, will receive the 2017 Sarah Goddard Power Award.
The Academic Women's Caucus presents the award to faculty members who have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the betterment of women, and who have shown success and achievement in research and scholarship, distinguished leadership and mentoring women.
Harlow, professor of epidemiology, School of Public Health, and professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Medical School, is the director of the Center for Midlife Science and a founding editor-in-chief of the Women's Midlife Health journal. She also directs the Michigan branch of the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation.
Merajver, professor of internal medicine, Medical School, and professor of epidemiology, School of Public Health, is an internationally recognized breast cancer researcher, according to citations. She is the scientific director of the Breast Oncology Program and the director of the Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk Evaluation Program.
The award ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Henderson Room at the Michigan League.