Michelle Mielke, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology and Prevention, was recently elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Each year, the AAAS council elects members whose efforts support the advancement of science, or its applications, and who are scientifically or socially distinguished. Mielke was honored for her notable contributions in the field of neurodegenerative disorders and aging with an emphasis on the origins and impact of sex and gender differences.
The honor of being elected a fellow of AAAS began in 1874 and is acknowledged with a certificate and rosette. The AAAS is the world's largest multidisciplinary scientific society and a leading publisher of cutting-edge research through its Science family of journals.