Laura Beane Freeman elected Women Scientist Advisor
In March 2019, Laura Beane Freeman, Ph.D., senior investigator in the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, was elected to serve as a Women Scientist Advisor (WSA) for a term of twoyears. Together with Ruth Pfeiffer, Ph.D., and Marie-Josèphe Horner, Ph.D., Dr. Beane Freeman will advise Division leadership on issues relevant to women scientists as well as engage with their peers on a wide range of topics to enhance and improve the workplace. In addition, they will solicit opinions from women scientists across the Division and organize meetings to discuss issues or develop programs of general interest. Dr. Beane Freeman succeeds Lindsay Morton, Ph.D., senior investigator and now Deputy Chief of the Radiation Epidemiology Branch, who served in this role since 2016.