Angela Byars-Winston

Position title: Associate Director, Collaborative Center for Health Equity


Angela Byars-Winston

Angela Byars-Winston is a CCHE Associate Director, a tenured Professor in the UW Department of Medicine, Director of Research and Evaluation in the UW Center for Women’s Health Research, and Faculty Leader in the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research. Her research examines cultural influences on academic and career development, especially for historically minoritized groups in the sciences, engineering, and medicine with the aim of broadening their participation in STEMM (+M = medicine) fields. Dr Byars-Winston was Principal Investigator on an NIH R01 grant to measure and test critical factors in research training interventions for mentors of ethnically diverse mentees in biological science and co-led a renewal of that R01 grant to investigate and intervene on research mentors’ cultural diversity awareness. She is currently Principal Investigator on a grant through the NIH National Research Mentoring Network leading the Culturally Aware Mentorship initiative.

Dr Byars-Winston received the 2022 ACTS Clinical and Translational Research Distinguished Educator Award: Mentorship Innovation. **Video**

To learn more about Dr. Byars-Winston, please see her Department of Medicine biography.