Current Fellows

The goal of the fellowship training program is to prepare tomorrow’s translational scientists by excellent training, eliminating silos and stimulating an appreciation of the clinical importance of their work. We are pleased to introduce our first and second year fellows.


Vanessa Assibey-Mensah, PhD, MPHmagee magee-womens research institute university of pittsburgh pitt aha american heart association go red for women postdoctoral fellowship training program go red mwri james jim roberts cardiovascular pregnancy janet catov carl hubel rob powers
Postdoctoral Fellow
Population Project: The placenta as a window to maternal microvascular disease risk
Mentor: Janet M. Catov, PhD

Education:
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Public Health/Epidemiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Master of Public Health (MPH), University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health
Bachelor of Science (BS), Public Health, Indiana University School of Public Health


Alisse Hauspurg, MDmagee magee-womens research institute university of pittsburgh pitt aha american heart association go red for women postdoctoral fellowship training program go red mwri james jim roberts cardiovascular pregnancy janet catov carl hubel rob powers
Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow in Maternal Fetal Medicine
Clinical Project: Glycocalyx pathways linking pregnancy profile with microvascular dysfunction postpartum
Mentor: Carl A. Hubel, PhD

Education:
Doctor of Medicine (MD), Yale University
Residency in Obstetrics/Gynecology, Brown University
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Biology, University of Pennsylvania


elizabethElizabeth Sutton, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Basic Project: The influence of pregnancy on future vascular dysfunction and atherosclerosis
Mentor: Robert W. Powers, PhD

Education:
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Molecular and Developmental Biology, Louisiana State University
Bachelor of Science (BS), Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University