Community Support for Banner Health

Women Inspiring Scientific Progress

Areas to Support
Women Inspiring Scientific Progress:
Advocates on behalf of
Banner Alzheimer's Institute.

Members of Women Inspiring Scientific Progress are passionate and active supporters of Alzheimer’s prevention who advocate on behalf of Banner Alzheimer’s Institute. Each year, WISP members vote on how to direct their pooled contributions to support Banner Alzheimer’s Institute programs and services that advance:

  • Advocacy
  • Education
  • Patient and family support services
  • Opportunities for women in science

WISP members contribute $1,500 annually and responsibilities of WISP membership include:

  • Attendance at two activities per year. 
  • Participation in the Annual WISP Investment Meeting.
  • Adherence to the WISP Membership Policy.

Candidates for membership must be referred by an active WISP member. Learn more about WISP and the contributions members make to the success of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute.

WISP Members

Rebecca Ailes-Fine

Connie Binns

Connie Boker

Oonagh Boppart

Prue Brito

Melanie Brown

Kate Burke

Diane Cantile

Jacquelynn Dorrance

Pat Elder

Amy Flood

Martha Hunter Henderson

Suzanne Hensing

Suzi Hilton

Phyllis Kirk

Jessica Langbaum, Ph.D.

Julie Lavidge

Sara Lee

Linda Mueller

Carol Norman

Andy Kramer Petersen

Hazel Richards

Michelle DeJean Schechner

Joette Schmidt

Mary Ann Sheely

Mary Joy Stead

Jo Taulbee-Flittie

Heidi Teets

Nancy Teets

Diane Willian