Mathur, A. and D. Kamat. 2014. The Value of the Personal Statement. J Pediatrics 164(4):682-683. PMID 24632783.

Mathur, A., F. Meyers, T. O'Brien, R. Chalkley, and C. Fuhrmann. 2015. Transforming training to reflect the workforce. Sci Transl Med 29 April 2015: Vol. 7, Issue 285, p. 285ed4.

F. Meyers, A. Mathur, C. Fuhrmann, T. O'Brien, P. Labosky, D. Duncan, I. Wefes, A. Wart, M. Friedlander, A. Feig, and R. Chalkley. Meyers, F., A. Mathur, C. Fuhrmann, T. O'Brien, I. Wefes, P. Labosky, D. Duncan, A. August, K. Gould, M. Friedlander, C. Schaffer, and A. Van Wart. 2015. The Origin and Implementation of the Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) Programs: An NIH Common Fund Initiative. FASEB J doi:10.1096/fj.15-276139.

Feig, A., L. Robinson, S. Yan, M. Byrd, A. Mathur. Using Longitudinal Data on Career Outcomes to Promote Improvements and Diversity in Graduate Education. 2016. Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning 48:6, 42-49.

P. Hitchcock, Mathur,A., J. Bennett, P. Cameron, C. Chow, P. Clifford, R. Duvoisin, A. Feig, K. Finneran, D. Klotz, R. McGee, M. O'Riordan, C. Pfund, C. Pickett, N. Schwartz, N. Street, E. Watkins, J. Wiest, D. Engelke. The future of graduate and postdoctoral training in the biosciences. 2017. eLife. doi:  10.7554/eLife.32715.

Andreoli, J. M.; Feig, A.; Chang, S.; Welch, S.; Mathur, A.; Kuleck, G. A Research-Based Inter-institutional Collaboration to Diversify the Biomedical Workforce: ReBUILDetroit. Biomed. Central Proc. 2017, doi: 10.1186/s12919-017-0093-6.

Mathur, A., A. Cano, M. Kohl, N. Muthunayake, P. Vaidyanathan, M. Wood, and M. Ziyad. 2018. Visualization of gender, race, citizenship and academic performance in association with career outcomes of 15-year biomedical doctoral alumni at a public research university. PLOS ONE. 13(5): e0197473.

Mathur A, Chow CS, Feig AL, Kenaga H, Moldenhauer JA, Muthunayake NS, et al. (2018). Exposure to multiple career pathways by biomedical doctoral students at a public research university. PLoS ONE 13(6): e0199720.

Cano, A., Wurm, L.H., Nava, J., McIntee, F., & Mathur, A. (2018). Applicant and faculty characteristics in the doctoral admissions process: An experimental vignette study. Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly (SEMQ), 6 (2), 35-49.

Mathur, A., Brandt, P., Chalkley, R., Daniel, L., Labosky, P., Stayart, C., & Meyers, F. J. (2018). Evolution of a functional taxonomy of career pathways for biomedical trainees. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, 2(2), 63-65.

Mathur, A., M.E. Wood, and A. Cano. Mastery of Transferrable Skills by Doctoral Scholars: Visualization using Digital Micro-credentialing. Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning (in press).

McIntee, F., K. Evans, J. Andreoli, A. Fusaro, M. Hwalek, A. Mathur, A. Feig. Developing Undergraduate Scientists by Scaffolding the Entry Into Mentored Research. (2018). SPUR: Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research (in press).

Mathur, A., A. Cano, M. Dickson, L. Matherly, C. Maun, A. Neale. Portfolio Review in Doctoral Admissions: Outcomes of a Pilot Program. Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly (SEMQ). April 2019, Volume 7, Number

Mathur A, Chow CS, et al. (2018 May 31). Training to be the best of the BEST. Research Features, 54-57. Retrieved from



September 2017.

Careers at the NIH, AAMC GREAT/GRAND Annual Meeting, Fort Worth, TX: Moderator: A. Mathur. Speaker: Sharon Milgram, NIH. September 2014.

Update on BEST Programs Panel, AAMC GREAT/GRAND Annual Meeting, Fort Worth, TX: Moderator and Speaker: A. Mathur. Additional speakers: Roger Chalkley (Vanderbilt), Keith Micoli (NYU), Theresa O'Brien (UCSF), Keith Wilkinson (Emory). September 2014.

Buy-in for BEST Programs, Second Annual BEST Awardee Meeting, NIH: Panelist: A. Mathur. October 2014.

Internships/Externships, Second Annual BEST Awardee Meeting, NIH: Panelist: A. Mathur. October 2014.

Fellowship Writing Boot Camp, A. Mathur. Wayne State University, Summer 2014.

Speaker: A. Mathur, Career opportunities in the biomedical workforce. Association for Research in Vison and Ophthalmology, Denver, CO, May 2105.

Multiple Career Pathways: Panelist: A. Mathur (with R. Chalkley, B. Knuth, P. Labosky). Council of Graduate Schools Summer Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Canada. July 2015.

Innovation in programs to build diversity in the biomedical workforce. Moderator and Panelist: A. Mathur, AAMC GREAT/GRAND Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, September 2015.

Feig, A., L. Robinson, and A. Mathur. Implementation of an Alumni Census Tied to

Contract Relationship Management (CRM) Software to Track Ph.D. Alumni Outcomes. American Association of Medical Colleges' GREAT Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, September 2015.

Holistic Admissions – Building the diversity pipeline while achieving excellence. Council of Graduate Schools Holistic Review in Graduate Admissions Workshop. Speaker: A. Mathur. Washington, D.C. October 2015.

Multiple Career Pathways. Speaker: A. Mathur. Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU) Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, December 2015.

Fellowship Writing Boot Camp, A. Mathur. Wayne State University, Summer 2015

Holistic Admissions Webinar (A. Mathur with J. Kent). Council of Graduate Schools. February 2016.

Evolution of the Postdoc: Transitioning from trainee to professional in the modern era. Speaker: A. Mathur. Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. March 2016.

Multiple career pathways for doctoral students: Best practices from Wayne State University's NIH-funded program. Speaker: A. Mathur. Midwest Association of Graduate Schools annual meeting. Chicago, IL. April 2016.

Partnering to support holistic review in graduate admissions (Speaker: A. Mathur. with J. Kent and J. Smith). Annual Conference of National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals. Nashville, TN. April 2016.

Partnering with everyone on campus (Speaker: A. Mathur. with N. Rosenberg). Steering Committee and Presentation for Train-the-Trainers session. NIH. July 2016.

Role of "holistic" view of admissions and engagement beyond recruitment and admissions for success among doctoral students at Wayne State University: Dean's Dialog. Speaker: A. Mathur. Council of Graduate Schools Summer Institute. Savannah, GA. July 2016.

Outcomes of policies and procedures of the Publications and Presentations Committee. NIH Diversity Program Consortium Annual Meeting. Speaker: A. Mathur. Long Beach, CA. October 2016.

Proceedings of the BEST Consortium/Wellcome Fund Workshop in conjunction with the 2017 AAMC GREAT group Professional Development Meeting. Orlando, FL, Mentoring for Undergraduate, Graduate and Postdoctoral Trainees. American Public and Land Grant Universities webinar. April 2017.

Feig, A., K. Abraham, J. Andreoli, S. Chang, S. Conant, K. Evans, A. Fusaro, W. Hao,

J. Kagey, G. Kuleck, K. Lanigan, A. Mathur, A. Matti, J. Thomson, D. Tomco, and S. Welch. Freshman-Level Research-Based Laboratories and the Transition from Student to Researcher within the ReBUILDetroit Program. American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2017.

Diversity in Leadership. Panelist (Speaker: A. Mathur. with J. Bennett, C. Chow, N. Schwartz, N. Street). FOBGAPT 2. Denver, CO. June 2017.

Chow, C., A. Feig, H. Kenaga, J. Moldenhauer, M. Ouellett, V. Straub, and A. Mathur.

Incorporation of Internships and Experiential Career Exploration to Doctoral Programs through the Wayne State University BEST Program.  Future of Bioscience Graduate and Postdoctoral Training Meeting 2, Denver, CO, June 2017.

K. Snyder, S. Welch, and A. Mathur. ReBUILDetroit's Story of Student Success. NIH   

Training and Workforce Development Program Directors Meeting. Baltimore, MD, June 2017.

Proceedings of the Future of Graduate and Postdoctoral Training Conference 2 (FOBGAPT2), Denver, CO, June 2017.

ReBUILDetroit student outcomes. NIH Training and Workforce Development   Program Directors Meeting. Speaker: A. Mathur. Baltimore, MD. June 2017.

Stayart, T. Hutto, T. Baas, C. Berbercheck, P. Brandt, R. Chalkley, C. Fuhrmann, K. Gould, P. Labosky, B. Lindstaedt, Mathur, A., F. Myers, S. Steele, I. Wefes, K. Wilkinson. Constructing a Taxonomy for Career Outcome Reporting. Poster presented at NIH BEST Consortium in Orlando, FL, June 2017.

Data Collection: Improving Transparency in Career Trajectories. Speaker: A. Mathur (with others) Rescuing Biomedical Research, American Association for the Advancement of Science, August 2017.

Graduate Career Data Tracking and Outcomes. Moderator and Panelist (Speaker: A. Mathur with P. Brandt, C. Fuhrmann, S. Watts). Burroughs Wellcome Fund/BEST/GREAT Workshop. Orlando, FL. September 2017.

Micro-Credentialing and Professional Development. Panelist (Speaker: A. Mathur with T. O'Brien) Burroughs Wellcome Fund/BEST/GREAT Workshop. Orlando, FL. September 2017.

NIH BEST Practices Workshop. September 6, 2017.

Regional Recruitment Workshop: Wayne State University Masters Programs in Engineering. Speaker: A. Mathur.  India. November 2017.

Holistic Review. Panelist (with C. Genetti, M. Wallace). Council of Graduate School Annual Meeting. Scottsdale, AZ. December 2017.

Three-Tier Career Taxonomy. FASEB Training Subcommittee. Speaker: A. Mathur. Baltimore, MD. January 2018.

Career Outcomes Data Collection and Analysis, AAMC GREAT Steering Committee Meeting. Speaker: A. Mathur. February 2018.

Cano, A. and Mathur, A. Graduate and postdoctoral professional development to advance equity in the classroom. Equity within the Classroom Conference sponsored by the State of Michigan, the King-Chávez-Parks Initiative, and Gear Up Michigan!. (Southfield, MI, March 20, 2018).

Cano, A., Wurm, L., Nava, J., McIntee, F., & Mathur, A. The doctoral admissions process: The roles of faculty empathy and first-generation college student status in decision-making. Presentation at the AGEP National Conference. Berkeley, CA, March 16, 2018.

Mathur, A., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Best Practices in Interpretation and Application of a Three-Tiered Career Outcome Taxonomy. Nashville, TN, June 2018.

Mathur, A. (Panelist) – Women Leading Women: Life's Journey to Leadership Panel Luncheon, July 12, 2018.

Mathur, A., CGS Summer Workshop. Dean Dialogue Session: Positioning Graduate Education Leaders as Change Agents (co-facilitator). Chicago, IL, July 2018.

Mathur, A. Intersection of Intentionality and Serendipity in my Career Path. Wayne State University Postdoctoral Association Faculty Spotlight-Be Inspired Brown Bag. August 15, 2018.

Mathur, A. Lecture on cancer & inflammation and career development tips for graduate students and faculty. Department of Chemistry/Biochemistry, University of Windsor, ON, Canada. September 14, 2018.

Mathur, A., Group on Graduate Research Education and Training Annual Professional Development Meeting, September 27-29, 2018.

Mathur, A. CGS Annual Meeting. Mission-Driven Admissions: A Holistic Perspective. Washington, D.C., December 2018.



AAMC News: pipeline programs and system reform: a path to improving health equity. 2018 Jul 05. Diversity & Inclusion. Washington, DC: Association of American Medical Colleges.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi:

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