Sudip Parikh Receives Visionary Award for Health Education
The Society for Women’s Health Research, SWHR, based in Washington, D.C., honored Sudip Parikh, President and CEO of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science, AAAS, of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science, with its 2022 Visionary Health Education Award.
Parikh was recognized “for her work to advance women who study and work in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics,” according to an April 29, 2022 press release from the AAAS Office of Communications. .
Parikh is also Executive Editor of the Science family of journals.
“Her leadership for women in STEM careers has laid the foundation for women to participate in and lead the industry, and her work has paved the way for others to assess their own commitment to creating and advancing a hand. -inclusive workforce for current and future generations,” the SWHR said in a statement quoted in the press release.
The Society for Women’s Health Research is a non-profit organization whose goal is to promote research into biological sex differences in disease and to improve women’s health, goals which it says have resulted in the inclusion of women in most major medical research studies.
Parikh said he was honored to receive the award in partnership with his team at AAAS. AAAS has “an important role to play in creating a more inclusive and equitable environment for women to thrive in the scientific enterprise and foster scientific excellence,” Parikh said in a video statement ahead of the award ceremony. awards ceremony April 28.