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Abstract Details

Impact of Gender and Race on Academic Achievements for Neurology Faculty.
Education, Research, and Methodology
P5 - Poster Session 5 (11:45 AM-12:45 PM)
15-001
Intersectionality data for gender and race of neurology faculty with respect to academic achievements are lacking. We hypothesize the greatest discrepancies in achievement exist for women who are black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC).
To evaluate the impact of gender and race on academic achievements for neurology faculty.

The Women in Neurology Collaborative Study survey was administered to 19 US academic neurology centers. Participants self-reported achievement related to rank, leadership positions, publications, funded projects, awards, and speakerships. Regression analyses examined intersectional effects between Gender (woman, man) and Race (BIPOC, White) on achievement variables. Significant results are reported as odds ratio percentage (p<0.05).



The 431 faculty participants consisted of 21% BIPOC women (BW), 36% White women (WW), 12% BIPOC men (BM), and 31% White men (WM). The odds of being a full professor are lower for BW (23%), WW (39%), and BM (41%) compared to WM; odds of holding leadership positions are lower for BW (44%) and WW (72%) compared to WM; odds for number of publications over last 5 years are lower for BW (59%) and BM (48%) compared to WM; odds for number of  funded projects are lower for BW (29%), WW (52%), and BM (38%) compared to WM; odds for number of awards are lower for BW (28%), WW (49%), and BM (37%) compared to WM; odds of guest speakership opportunities are lower for BW (33%), WW (49%), and BM (24%) compared to WM.


The odds of academic achievement are consistently lower for BIPOC women, White women, and BIPOC men compared to White men, with the greatest discrepancy for BIPOC women. The current climate must change to ensure our ability to recruit and retain women and BIPOC faculty in neurology.
Authors/Disclosures
Sima I. Patel, MD (UMP)
PRESENTER
Dr. Patel has nothing to disclose.
Parneet Kaur Grewal, MD (Medical University of South Carolina) Dr. Grewal has nothing to disclose.
Christa O'hana San Luis Nobleza, MD Dr. Nobleza has nothing to disclose.
Neishay Ayub, MD (Brown Neurology) The institution of Dr. Ayub has received research support from Brown Physicians Incorporated. The institution of Dr. Ayub has received research support from Pappitto Opportunity Connection.
Doris Kung, DO, FAAN (Baylor College of Medicine) Dr. Kung has received personal compensation for serving as an employee of Aquifer. The institution of Dr. Kung has received research support from RxFunction. Dr. Kung has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care. Dr. Kung has received personal compensation in the range of $0-$499 for serving as a Workgroup member with NBME. Dr. Kung has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Editor with Aquifer.
Suma Shah, MD (Duke University Medical Center) Dr. Shah has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Novartis. Dr. Shah has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Sanofi. The institution of Dr. Shah has received research support from Biogen. The institution of Dr. Shah has received research support from National MS Society.
Myriam Abdennadher, MD (Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center) The institution of Dr. Abdennadher has received research support from Grinspoon Foundation.
Halley Alexander, MD (Wake Forest Baptsit Health) Dr. Alexander has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for American Academy of Neurology. The institution of Dr. Alexander has received research support from National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institute of Health, Grant KL2TR001421.
Natasha Frost, MD, FAAN (University of Wisconsin Department of Neurology) Dr. Frost has nothing to disclose.
Seema Nagpal, MD, FAAN (Stanford Cancer Center) Dr. Nagpal has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Novocure. Dr. Nagpal has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Mirati. Dr. Nagpal has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as a Consultant for Servier. Dr. Nagpal has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Kiyatec. Dr. Nagpal has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Telix. Dr. Nagpal has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Midatech.
Sarah R. Durica, MD An immediate family member of Dr. Durica has received personal compensation in the range of $100,000-$499,999 for serving as a Employee with Federal Aviation Administration.
June Yoshii-Contreras, MD Dr. Yoshii-Contreras has nothing to disclose.
Katherine A. Zarroli, MD (University of Florida - Jacksonville) Dr. Zarroli has nothing to disclose.
Padmaja Sudhakar, MD Dr. Sudhakar has nothing to disclose.
Chen Zhao, MD (Sutter Medical Group) Dr. Zhao has nothing to disclose.
Sol T. De Jesus, MD (Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center) Dr. De Jesus has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving as a Consultant for Medtronic Inc.
Deborah Young Bradshaw, MD, FAAN (SUNY Upstate Medical University) The institution of Dr. Bradshaw has received research support from Cytokinetics. Dr. Bradshaw has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care.
Nicole Brescia, MD (SUNY Upstate) Dr. Brescia has nothing to disclose.
Nancy R. Foldvary-Schaefer, DO, FAAN (Cleveland Clinic) Dr. Foldvary-Schaefer has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Jazz. The institution of Dr. Foldvary-Schaefer has received research support from Jazz. The institution of Dr. Foldvary-Schaefer has received research support from Suven. The institution of Dr. Foldvary-Schaefer has received research support from Takeda. Dr. Foldvary-Schaefer has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care. Dr. Foldvary-Schaefer has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care.
Laura Marie Tormoehlen, MD, FAAN The institution of Dr. Tormoehlen has received research support from Genentech. Dr. Tormoehlen has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care.
Sneha Mantri, MD Dr. Mantri has received personal compensation in the range of $0-$499 for serving as a Consultant for Deep Brain Innovations, LLC. Dr. Mantri has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Grey Matter Technology. The institution of Dr. Mantri has received research support from The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research.
Laurie Gutmann (University of Indiana) No disclosure on file
Ailing Eileen Yang, MD Dr. Yang has nothing to disclose.
Annie Ziyi He Ms. He has nothing to disclose.
Cynthia Zheng Ms. Zheng has nothing to disclose.
Virginia J. Howard, PhD (University of Alabama At Birmingham) The institution of Dr. Howard has received research support from NIH. The institution of an immediate family member of Dr. Howard has received research support from NIH.
Julie K. Silver (Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital) The institution of Dr. Silver has received research support from Binational Scientific Foundation. The institution of Dr. Silver has received research support from Arnold P Gold Foundation. Dr. Silver has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care.
Alyssa Westring (DePaul University) Dr. Westring has nothing to disclose.
Sasha Alick-Lindstrom, MD, FAAN, FACNS,FAES (UT Southwestern Medical Center) Dr. Alick-Lindstrom has nothing to disclose.
Jane B. Allendorfer, PhD (U of Alabama At Birmingham, Neurology) An immediate family member of Dr. Allendorfer has received personal compensation for serving as an employee of Northport Health Services, LLC. The institution of Dr. Allendorfer has received research support from National Institutes of Health. The institution of Dr. Allendorfer has received research support from Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute. The institution of Dr. Allendorfer has received research support from LivaNova, Inc. Dr. Allendorfer has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Speaker with Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Allendorfer has received personal compensation in the range of $0-$499 for serving as a Examiner with University of Auckland. Dr. Allendorfer has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Speaker with International League Against Epilepsy. Dr. Allendorfer has a non-compensated relationship as a Scientific Program Committee Member with American Epilepsy Society that is relevant to AAN interests or activities. Dr. Allendorfer has a non-compensated relationship as a Editorial Board Member with Epilepsy and Behavior Reports that is relevant to AAN interests or activities.