MARINA KVASKOFF

 

 
 
Marina Kvaskoff
MPH PhD HDR
Epidemiologist
Tenured Scientist Inserm
(French National Institute for Health and Medical Research)

Inserm U1018, Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health (CESP)
‘Exposome and Heredity’ Team
Gustave Roussy
94805 Villejuif, France

Tel : (+33) 1-42-11-58-64

marina.kvaskoff@inserm.fr

  

 

 

 

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSABILITIES


WORKING GROUPS

 

2022-2027

Nominated member, Inserm Specialized Scientific Commission #6 (Inserm internal evaluation body for Public Health and Population Health)

 

2021 -

Advisory Board Member, H2020 FEMaLe project (Finding endometriosis using machine learning)

   

Scientific Committee Member, Lyv Healthcare

 

 

Chair, Scientific Committee, French Foundation for Research on Endometriosis

 

2020-2022

Co-coordinator, "Research, Innovation, Epidemiology" Working Group, French Ministry of Health, National strategy against endometriosis

 

2021

Member, Scientific Committee, transversal programme on endometriosis, Inserm

 

 

2019 -

Coordinator, 'Women's Health' Working Group, CONSTANCES cohort

Member, 'Physical Growth and Puberty' Working Group, ELFE cohort

Chair, Skin Cancer Working Group, EPIC (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition) Consortium

 

 

2018 -

Chair, Scientific Committee and Principal Investigator, ComPaRe-Endometriosis cohort (community of patients for the advancement of research on chronic diseases, specific cohort on endometriosis, ComPaRe)

Group Leader, ‘Endometriosis and Cancer’ Guideline Group, and Core Group Member, European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Endometriosis Guideline Update

Member, ‘Reproductive Health and Environment’ Expert Committee, Endometriosis and uterine fibroids sub-group, Santé Publique France

 

 

2017-2021

Scientific committee member, Les Seintinelles (association fostering collaboration between citizens, patients, and scientists to accelerate cancer research)

 

 

2015-2017

Expert, UV Working Group, project “Definition of priorities for cancer prevention in metropolitan France: fraction of cancer attributable to lifestyle and environmental factors”, Early Detection and Prevention Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer, World Health Organization

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

 

 

2021-

2018-

President, Early-Career Board, World Endometriosis Society (WES)

Member, Early-Career Board and Early-Career Ambassador, WES

Ambassador of WES in France, particularly towards early-career scientists and clinicians

Chair, Mentoring Committee, WES

Initiation of a mentoring programme for young scientists and clinicians working or looking to develop their expertise on endometriosis

 

 

2017-2020

Board Member, French Association for Women in Science (Femmes & Sciences)

Chair of the mentoring programme for the Paris Ile-de-France region: initiation and implementation of the pilot phase of a mentoring program for female PhD candidates in the Paris region and coordination of the deployment of the project to the Université Paris-Saclay, leading a committee of 8 members

 

 

2016-2019

Board Member, ADELF (Association of French Language Epidemiologists)

Member of the scientific organizing committee for the annual congress of ADELF

 

 

2013-2014 

Mentoring Committee Chair, Postdoctoral Leadership Council, Brigham & Women’s Hospital (BWH), Boston, MA, USA

Created and implemented a Mentoring Circle Program for postdoctoral fellows at BWH, leading a team of 6 volunteers; provided training for mentors; organised kick-off event and invited speaker; monitored the circles’ progress throughout the academic year; organised end of year celebration event; and planned for succession and continuation of the programme. I obtained two awards in recognition of this effort: the 2014 Peer-Mentor Award and the 2014 Postdoctoral Research Fellow Leadership Award. The programme is still ongoing and includes ~50 participants. This experience was described in a publication from Nature Biotechnology, and the programme obtained an award, the Program Award for a Culture of Excellence in Mentoring 2016 from the Brigham & Women’s Hospital.

 

 

2013

Communications Committee Chair and Executive Board Member, Massachusetts Chapter, Association for Women in Science (MASS AWIS)

Member of MASS AWIS Board of Executive Directors; led of team of 7 volunteers; responsible for the marketing strategy of the association and external communication activities (publications on website, newsletter edition, social media, diffusion list)

   
 

2012-2014

Leader, US National Group, Marie Curie Fellow Association (MCFA)

Proposed and co-organised the event “EURAXESS Share: Broaden your Horizons! European-Funded Research and North America” taking place on March 27th, 2014 at Columbia University in New York

 

Board Member, Postdoc Leadership Council (PLC), BWH, Boston

Participation to quarterly meetings; work with PLC members to define the activities of the associations for the postdoctoral community at BWH; participation in activities to welcome new BWH postdocs

 

Postdoc Representative, Brigham Research Institute Research Oversight Committee (ROC), BWH, Boston, MA, USA

Elected as member-elect (2012-2013) then full member (2013-2014); participated to monthly meetings of the ROC (which aims to shape the research strategy at BWH) in order to advocate for post-doctoral fellows and defend the interests of this community, either by direct intervention or by voting

 

 

2012

Member, MASS AWIS Communications Committee, Web Administrator of the MASS AWIS website

Renovation and maintenance of MASS AWIS website, regular event advertising

 

 

2003-2004

Communication Manager, ESPASS, Society of Public Health Students, University of Bordeaux, France