Dr. Angela Byars-Winston is a tenured faculty member in the Division of General Internal Medicine within the Department of Medicine. She is also the director of research and evaluation in the UW Center for Women’s Health Research, associate director in the Collaborative Center for Health Equity, and faculty lead in the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research.
In 2011, Dr. Byars-Winston was selected as a Champion of Change by the White House through President Obama's Winning the Future initiative for her research efforts to diversify science fields. She received the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s 2014 Outstanding Woman of Color Award and is an elected Fellow in the American Psychological Association. Dr. Byars-Winston is a member of the STEM Equity Pipeline National Advisory Board and the National Academy of Sciences’ Board of Higher Education and Workforce (BHEW) through which she served as chair of the 2019 consensus study on Effective Mentoring in STEMM.