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Angela Byars-Winston

Angela Byars-Winston

Cultural influences on academic and career development, especially for racial and ethnic minorities and women in science, engineering, and medicine.

Professor, Dept of Medicine School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-263-1731 Home page Twitter: @@ambwinst


  • Development of culturally relevant academic and career interventions to increase persistence in STEM college majors and careers
  • Testing critical factors in research training interventions for mentors


  • Principal Investigator, R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study mentored research experiences for diverse undergraduates in biology
  • Selected as a Champion of Change by the White House through President Obama’s Winning the Future initiative, 2011
  • Fellow (elected), American Psychological Association
  • National Academies of Sciences Board on Higher Education and Workforce, Member 2015-2020
  • 2014 UW-Madison Outstanding Woman of Color Award Recipient