Dr. Williams Recognized Amongst 100 Most Inspiring Black Scientists in America

On June 19, 2020 (#Juneteenth) Dr. Williams was recognized alongside her brilliant male and female colleague scientists and engineers as 1 of 100 most inspiring black scientists in America.

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Williams Recognized as Most Inspiring Scientist

Hear Dr. Williams Discuss Mentorship and Understanding Brain Trauma

Unstoppable minds is a a podcast out of the University of Florida, looking at the challenges and triumphs that come with a life in academia and research.

In the latest episode of #unstoppableminds, Dr. Lakiesha Williams talks about her work to understand traumatic brain injury & the culture of #mentorship she created along the way.

Click here: Dr. Williams’ Podcast Interview

Congratulations Jasmine Smith on Successfully Passing Departmental Comprehensive Exam!

Jasmine’s exam was on “Altered Brain Tissue Viscoelasticity in Pediatric Cerebral Palsy measured by Magnetic Resonance Elastography” authored by C.A. Chaze, G. McIlvain, D.R. Smith, G.M. Villermaux, P.L. Delgorio, H.G. Wright, K.J. Rogers, F. Miller, J.R. Crenshaw, C.L. Johnson (2019)

Jasmine successfully passed her exam on May 14, 2020.

Congratulations to Alex Knapp on Successfully Passing Ph.D Qualifying Exam!

Congrats Alex Knapp, Williams’ lab newly minted PhD candidate as of May 4, 2020!
Alex’s committee members are Dr. Peter Ifju, Dr. Malisa Sarntinoranont, and Dr. Blanka Sharma.