Women in Medicine: P. Renee Yew

P. Renee Yew, PhD, Professor

Department of Molecular Medicine
Long School of Medicine

Dr. Yew’s research aims at understanding the molecular mechanisms that regulate cell division in normal and cancer cells. She has been supported by the NIH, the NSF, and the DOD.

Not only is she is an award-winning leader in academia (e.g., recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Professor, Presidential Award in the category of Sustained Excellence in Teaching, and more) but also because, at the personal level, she has inspired and supported colleagues to overcome barriers and support successful growth in the Biomedical program.

For the past 23 years, Dr. Yew has been both educator and mentor, tirelessly promoting graduate education through her leadership, graduate training, and teaching. She teaches multiple courses in the GSBS, the Long School of Medicine (LSOM), and the Dental School.

She is the Chair of the Committee on Graduate Studies (COGS) for the Integrated Biomedical Sciences (IBMS) Ph.D. program as well as the Director of the Cell Biology, Genetics, and Molecular Medicine (CGM) discipline training program in the IBMS. Additionally, she also serves as the Program Director of the Personalized Molecular Medicine (PMM) Master’s Degree Program.

Dr. Yew’s Faculty Profile