Watch Now: Webinar on the Role of Mentorship for Women Scientists


In honor of Women’s History Month, the Foundation hosted a discussion with focused ultrasound leaders who are advancing cutting edge research and educating and training the next generation. These women are also passionate about bringing equity, diversity and inclusivity to our field.

Each speaker shared insights about the role of mentorship in their career journeys. They addressed the topic from both angles, providing advice around cultivating mentors and how to be an effective mentor.


Isabelle Aubert, PhD

Isabelle Aubert, PhD
Professor of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology
University of Toronto

Elisa Konofagou, PhD
Robert and Margaret Hariri Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Radiology
Columbia University

Natasha D. Sheybani, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Research Director, UVA Focused Ultrasound Cancer Immunotherapy Center
University of Virginia

Zhen Xu, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
University of Michigan