President/CEO, The Foundation for the Advancement of International Medical Education and Research

Over her 38 years in academic medicine, Dr. Mladenovic has served in several leadership roles, all of which have given her a broad understanding of the multitude of issues that affect academic medical centers, their faculty, and the healthcare workforce.  She currently also serves as the founding President/CEO of The Center for Women in Academic Medicine and Science (, an organization committed to advancing opportunities for women to flourish in academic medicine.   Prior to her current position, Dr. Mladenovic was Executive Vice-President and Provost at Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU), where she developed creative faculty and science initiatives, a new school of public health, an interprofessional rural campus, and a university-wide partnership in Southeast Asia. Previously she held positions as senior associate dean at two institutions, and as chairman or chief of medicine. The creation of mutually beneficial partnerships between the academic health center and its communities were the hallmark of her efforts.