2017 Wallis Prize for Women's Health Research Awarded at Medicine Grand Rounds

The Dr. Lila A. and Benedict Wallis Prize for Women’s Health Research was founded in 2000 by Dr. Lila A. Wallis in honor of her late husband Dr. Benedict Wallis, to encourage outstanding research in women’s health. This award is funded by the Wallis Prize Fund with a prize of $3,000 to the winner and $1,500 to the runner up. The finalists presented their work on June 7, 2017 at Medicine Grand Rounds.


Jyoti Mathad, M.D., M.Sc.

Assistant Professor of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sex-related differences in Inflammatory and Immune Activation Markers after viral suppression of HIV


Sheila Young, M.D.

General Surgery Resident
Cervical Cancer Screening: The First Step in Cancer Care for Women in Haiti

2017 Wallis Prize finalists

L to R: Drs. Lia Logio, Sheila Young, Jyoti S. Mathad, John Leonard