Each year, ANUW strives to provide programming to our members that makes a difference. Many events focus on topics of particular interest to women.

Our events aim to educate members on professional development topics while simultaneously providing a forum to meet professional women from all over campus. Through ANUW programming you can connect, learn, and grow.

Not a member yet? See the full list of ANUW events for this year (and previous years) below, and discover how ANUW can help you fulfill your professional goals. Join ANUW and attend our next event...we're looking forward to meeting you.

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Future ANUW Events

ANUW Fall Breakfast
October 22, 2015 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
1710 Orrington Street
Hilton Orrington Evanston – Grand Ballroom
Evanston, IL60201

7:30am – 9:00am
Hilton Orrington Evanston – Grand Ballroom
1710 Orrington Ave , Evanston , IL 60201


ANUW members, join us for the annual Fall Breakfast on Thursday, October 22! 

Our speaker this year Melina R. Kibbe, MD, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, and the Edward G. Elcock Professor of Surgical Research in the Department of Surgery at Northwestern University. She also serves as co-Chief of the Vascular Surgery service at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and Deputy Director for the Simpson Querrey Institute for BioNanotechnology at Northwestern University. She has significant experience with both open and endovascular surgery, including the treatment of carotid stenosis, peripheral vascular disease, and abdominal aortic aneurysms. She is board certified in general and vascular surgery and is RVT and RPVI certified.

Dr. Kibbe’s research interests focus on nitric oxide vascular biology and developing novel and innovative nitric oxide-based therapies for patients with vascular disease. For her research, she has received funds from the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, Department of Veterans Affairs, American Medical Association, and various society, foundation, and intramural sources. She holds seven patents or provisional patents. Her research was recognized by President Obama with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in 2009. Her bibliography includes over 190 peer-reviewed manuscripts, review articles, and book chapters, with an emphasis on nitric oxide vascular biology and nitric oxide-based therapies.

Dr. Kibbe is President of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society. She currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of JAMA Surgery an Associate Editor for the Journal of Surgical Research and is on the editorial boards of Annals of Surgery and Surgery. She was President for the Association for Academic Surgery 2012-2013. She has received more than 10 awards for teaching excellence from Northwestern University. She co-founded and is the Chief Medical Officer for VesselTek BioMedical, LLC, a company that specializes in the development of medical devices to treat vascular disease. Dr. Kibbe completed a fellowship in The Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women at Drexel University College of Medicine in 2012. Dr. Kibbe graduated from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 1994. She completed her internship, residency, and research fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2002, and her vascular surgery fellowship at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 2003.



Other NU Events

New Moms' Group
October 20, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Women's Center 2000 Sheridan Rd. Evanston, IL
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Affiliated Events

Currently there are no upcoming affiliated events available.

See our archive page for information about past events.

Currently there are no upcoming affiliated events available.

See our archive page for information about past events.