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Scholar Roster

2009 - Present

 

Leo Han, M.D
2018

Assistant Professor
Family Planning

Oregon Health & Science University

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road

Portland, OR  97239

Phone:    503-494-2160

Cell:       720-320-9655

Email:    hanl@ohsu.edu


Mentor:  Jeffrey Jensen, MD, MPH

Chair:  Aaron Caughey, MD

Research Project:  Understanding progestogen effects on cervical mucus

Ai-ris Collier, MD
2018

Clinical Fellow
Maternal Fetal Medicine

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

330 Brookline Avenue, Kirstein

Boston, MA 02215

Phone: 617-667-4836

Cell: 617-359-8001

Email:  acollier@bidmc.harvard.edu

       

Mentor:   Dan Barouch, MD, PhD

Chair:  Hope Ricciotti, MD

Research Project: Maternal immune tolerance at the utero-placental interface in preeclampsia and intrauterine fetal growth restriction

David Owen, MD, PhD
2017

Assistant Professor
Generalist

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

5323 Harry Hines Blvd.

Dallas, TX  75390

Phone: 214-648-6716

Cell: 214-929-8766

Email: david.owen@utsouthwestern.edu


Mentor:  W. Lee Kraus, Ph.D.

Chair:  Steven Bloom, M.D.

Research Project:  An integrated genomic analysis of placenta development and susceptibility to Zika virus infection across gestation

Pai-Jong Stacy Tsai, MD
2017

Assistant Professor
Maternal Fetal Medicine

University of Hawaii

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

1319 Punahou Street

Honolulu, HI 96826

Cell:  415-279-3641

Email:  tsai36@yahoo.com

Mentor: Monika Ward, Ph.D.

Chair: Ivica Zalud, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Project: Effects of maternl diabetes on placental and fetal epigenome

*Stacy ended her participation with RSDP on 6/30/18*

Aleksandar Stantic-Kostic, M.D., Ph.D. 2016

Assistant Professor
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
202 South Park Street
Madison, WI 53715
Phone: 608-417-4229
Cell: 615-554-8780
Email: stanickostic@wisc.edu
Mentor: Thaddeus G. Golos, Ph.D.
Chair: Laurel Rice,  M.D.
Research Project: The Role of Innate Lymphoid Cells in Decidual Function

Kevin Elias, M.D. 2016

Assistant Professor
Gynecologic Oncology

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-732-4269
Cell: 615-428-0480
Email: kelias2@partners.ogr
Mentor: Paula Hammond, Ph.D.
Chair: Ross Berkowitz, M.D.
Research Project: Targeting Ovarion canceer using Pax8-mediated activation of nanoparticle therapies
Phase II: Targeting ovarion cancer using PAX8-directed nanotherapeutics

Jamie Lo, M.D. 2016

Assitant Professor

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Oregon Health & Science University
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, L458
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-494-2101
Cell: 503-679-2025
Email: loj@oshu.edu
Mentor: Antonio Frias, M.D.
Chair: Aaron Caughey, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Project: To understand regional differencess in placental development and functional output inn a non-human primate model
Phase II: Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Angiography to Understand Fetal-Placental Vasculature in Non-human Primate Model

Kathleen (Kate) O'Neill, M.D., MTR. 2015

Clinical Fellow 
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

University of Pennsylvania
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
3701 Market Street, Suite 800
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-662-6100
Cell: 313-622-0825
Email: Kathleen.O'neill2@uphs.upenn.edu
Mentor: Rebecca Simmons, M.D.
Chair: Deborah Driscoll, M.D.
Research Project: Function impact of differential expression and DNA methylation in mouse oocytes and embryos resulting from maternal diet-induced obesity

Ken Lin, M.D.., Ph.D. 2015

Clinical Fellow 
Gynecologic Onocology

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
MC 9032
Dallas, TX 75390
Phone: 214-648-3026
Cell: 203-535-9415
Email: Ken.Lin@utsouthwestern.edu
Email:kenyulinn@gmail.com
Mentor: W.Lee Kraus, Ph.D.
Chair: Steven Bloom, M.D.
Research Project: Charcterization of mechanism of action of Poly (ADP-ribose) inhibitors in ovarion cancer
Phase II: Discovery and Funcitional Analysis of Proteins regulated by Poly(ADP-ribose) Polymerase-1 in Ovarion

Nina Nuangchamnong, M.D. 2015

Assistant Professor 
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

University of Iowa
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1080
Phone: 319-356-3617
Cell: 832-818-2924
Email: Nina-Nuangchamnong@uiowa
Mentor: Val Sheffield, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair: Kimberly Lesile, M.D.
Research Project: Investagating the role of neural progenitor cells in fetal-onset hydrocephalus
Phase II: BBS3 plays a unique role in the pathogenesis of fetal hydrocephalus i a ciliopathy mouse model

Stephaine Valderramos, M.D., Ph.D. 2015

Assistant Professor
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

University of California, San Francisco
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
513 Parnassus Avenue
Room HSE 1623, Box 0556 
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: 310-206-6558
Cell:917-680-0083
Email: Stephanie.Valderramos@ucsf.edu
Mentor: Susan Fisher, Ph.D.
Chair: Linda Giudice
Research Project: Placental Malaria: The Role of Fetal Macrophages in Placental Inflammation
Phase II: Placental Malaria: Inflammation and Pathogenesis ( Phase II Not Awarded)

Andrea Goldberg Edlow, M.D., M.Sc. 2014

Clinical Fellow
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospital
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
55 Friut Street, Their-9
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-2402
Cell: 215-913-6611
Email: aedlow@partners.org
Mentor: Stacy Bilbo, M.D.
Chair: Jeffrey Ecker, M.D.
Research Project: The effects of aternal diet-induced obesity on fetal brain development and offspring behavior
Phase II: Sex-specific effects of maternal diet-induced obesity on fetal brain development and offspring behavior

Lynae Brayboy, M.D. 2014

Clinical Fellow
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Brown University
Women and Infiants Hospital of Rhode Island
101 Dudley Street, Floor 1
Providence, RI 02911
Phone: 215-687-3524
Cell: 215-687-3524
Email: lynae_brayboy@brown.edu
Mentor: Gary Wessel, Ph.D.
Chair: Maureen Phipps, M.D., MPH
Research Project: The role of Multidrug resistant ransporters in the protection of the ovary from chemotherapy
Phase II: Multidrug Resitant Transporters are Essential in Normal Ovarion Physiology

Shruthi Mahalingaiah, M.D. 2014

Assistant Professor
Reproductive Endrocrinology and Infertility

Boston University School of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
85 E. Concord Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02118
Phone: 617-414-7305
Cell: 617-852-4441
Email: shruthi.mahalingaiaih@bmc.org
Mentor: Ann Ashengrau, M.S., Sc.D.
Chair: Aviva Lee-Parritz, M.D.
Research Project: Enviromental determinants of polycystic ovary syndrome

Daniel A. Kahn, M.D., Ph.D. 2013

Assistant Professor
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

University of California, Los Angeles
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
108333 LeConte Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: 310-206-9734
Cell: 818-515-2361
Pager: 800-233-7231, X-21552
Email: dkahn@mednet.ucla.edu
Mentor: David Baltimore, Ph.D.
Chair: Gautam Chaudhuri, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Project: Mechanistic Understanding T Regulatory Cell Trafficking in Normal and Pathologic Pregnancies
Phase II: Using markers of immune dysregulation to predict preeclampsia

Amanda N. Kallen, M.D. 2013

Fellow and Clinical Instructor
Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Yale University School of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
333 Cedar Street, P.O. Box 2080603
New Haven, CT 06520
Phone: 203-737-5619 (Work)
Email: amanda.kallen@yale.edu
Mentor(s): Haifan Lin, Ph.D.
Yingqun Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair: Hugh Taylor, M.D.
Research Project: H19 Long Non-Coding RNA Mediated Regulation of Gene Expression in Granulosa Cells
Phase II: Regulation of steroidogenic enzymes by the estradiol responsive IncRNA H19

Rolanda L. Lister, M.D. 2013

Assistant Professor 
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Divison of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
B-1100 Medical Center North
Nashville, TN 37232-2519
Phone: 615-322-0093 (Work)
Cell: 615-668-5171
Email: rolanda.1.1ister@vanderbilt.edu
Mentor: Bin Zhou, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair: Irwin R. Merkatz, M.D.
Research Project: DNA methylation in Diabetes Induced Cardiac Embryopathy

Katherine Fuh, M.D., Ph.D. 2012

Instructor
Gynecologic Oncology

Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
425 South Euclid Avenue, BJC-IH, 10th Floor
St.louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-362-8115
Cell: 209-631-8712
Email: kfuh@wudosis.wustl.edu
Mentor: Greg Longmore, M.D.
Chair: George A. Macones, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Research Project: The Development of a model of human-in-mouse ovarion carcinoma
Phase II: Functional Genomics of Ovarion Cancer Metastasis

Jennifer K. Hodges, M.D., Ph.D. 2012

Assistant Professor
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Winn Lab, MS6813, RC-2
12700 E. 19th Avenue, P15-3650A
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: 303-492-8304
Cell: 214-738-4818
Email: Jennifer.K.Hodges@ucdenver.edu
Mentor(s): Virginia D. Winn, M.D., Ph.D.
Thomas R. Cech, Ph.D.
Chair: Nanette F. Santoro, M.D.
Research Project: Investigations into human placental biology
Phase II: Long non-coding RNAs in human placental development (Phase II Not Awarded)

Patricia T. Jimenez, M.D. 2012

Instructor
Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology 
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75390
Phone: 214-648-4747
Cell: 214-675-4458
Email: patricia.jimenez@utsouthwestern.edu
Mentor: Carole R. Mendelson, Ph.D.
Chair: Steven L. Bloom, M.D.
Research Project: Study of hormone-regulated microRNAs in the endometrium and during implantation
Phase II: Hormonal regulations of miRNAs during implantation and decidualization

Bo Yu, M.D. 2012

Assistant Professor
Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

University of Washington
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206-616-8305
Cell: 301-661-3812
Email: by26@uw.edu
Mentor: R. David Hawkins. Ph.D.
Chair: David A. Eschenbach, M.D.
Research Project: Identifying Mechanisms of diminished ovarion function with epigenomic approaches
Phase II: Identifying mechanisms of age-related diminished ovarion function with epigenomic approaches

Jesse K. Dorais, M.D. 2011

Private Practice
Utah Fertility Center

University of Utah 
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
617 3rd Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Phone: 801-628-5147
Cell: 801-628-5147
Email: Jessie.Dorais@hsc.utah.edu
Mentor: Bradely R. Cairns, Ph.D.
Chair: C. Mathew Peterson, M.D.
Research Project: Germline Gene Packaging: Characterization and Consequence

Rebecca Phaeton, M.D. 2011

Associate Professor 
Gynecologic Oncology

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Division of Gynecologic Onocology
Mail Code H'103
500 University Drive
PO Box 850
Hershey, PA 17033-0850
Phone: 717-531-8144
Cell: 914-525-6148
Email: rphaeton@hmc.psu.edu
Mentor: Craig Meyers, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair: John T. Repeke, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Research Project: Novel Therapy for HPV-related Cervical Cance with Radiolabeled Antibodies to E6 and E7 Oncoproteins
Phase II: Viral Antigens of HPV-induced Cervical Cancer

Mark K. Santillian, M.D. 2011

Assistant Professor
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-353-7489
Cell: 319-353-1616
Email: mark-santillan@uiowa.edu
Mentor: Allyn Mark, M.D.
Chair: Kimberly K. Lesile, M.D.
Research Project: Eluciadating the molecular mechanisms of Indoleamine 2,3 Dioxygenase (IDO) in Preclampsia
Phase II: Effectors of Vascular Function in Preeclampsia

S.Zev Williams, M.D., Ph.D. 2011

Assosciate professor
Reproductive Endocrinology

Columbia University, Irving Medical Center
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chief, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
622 West 168th Street, PH 16
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212-305-5515
Email: zevwilliams@gmail.com
Mentor: Thomas Tuschl, M.D., Ph.D.
Reseach Project: Transposons and piRNA in Female Reproductive Health and Disease

Hye J. Heo, M.D. 2010

Assistant Professor
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Winthrop University Hospital 
Department of OB/GYN
259 1st Street
Mineola, NY 11501
Phone: 516-663-8661
Email: jkuo@mednet.ucla.edu
Mentor(s): Nir Barzilai, M.D.
John M. Greally, M.B., Ph.D., and Francine H. Einstein, M.D.
Chair: Irwin R. Merkatz, M.D.
Research Project: Epigemetic dysregulation and fetal orgins of age-related disease

John Kuo, M.D., Ph.D. 2010

Assistant Professor
Reproductive Endocrinology

University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
10833 Le Conte Avenue, 22-150 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: 310-794-4344
Email:jkuo@mednet.ucla.edu
Mentor: Paul Micevych, Ph.D.
Chair: Gautam Chaudhuri, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Project: Membrane Estrogen receptor-alpha intraction with metabotropic glutamate receptor 1a is required for rapid estradiol signaling in hypothalamic astrocytes

Janos L. Tanyi, M.D., Ph.D. 2010

Clinical Fellow

Gynecologic Oncology

department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Pennsylvania Helath System
JOrdan Center for Gynecologic Center at Pennsylvania
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd., Third Floor West
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-615-6815
Cell: 281-639-0979
Email: Janos.Tanyi@uphs.upeen.edu
Mentor: George Coukos, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair: Deborah A. Driscoll, M.D.
Research Project: Multi "omics" profiling of Immunogenic ovarion carcinoma

Nataki C. Douglas, M.D., Ph.D. 2009

Associate Professor
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Director of Basic Science Research 
Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical Science Building, Room E-569
185 south Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
Phone: 973-972-5516
Cell: 646-734-6883
Email:nataki.douglas@rutgers.edu
Mentor(s): Jane E. Salmon, M.D., and 
Robin L. Davison, Ph.D.
Chair: Frank A. Chervenak, M.D.
Research Project: Inappropriate Activation of Complement as a Pathogenic Mechanism in Preeclampsia

Shari E. Gelber, M.D., Ph.D. 2009

Assistant Professor
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Weill Cornell Medical College

525 East 68th Street, Room M-712

New York, NY 10065

Phone: 212-746-3266

Cell: 646-234-3173

Email: shg7001@med.cornell.edu

mentor(s): Jane E. Salmon, M.D. and

 Robin L. Davison, Ph.D.

Chair: Frank A. Chervenak, M.D.

Research Project: Inappropriate Activation of Complement as a Pathogenic Mechanism in Preeclampsia

Katherine P. Himes, M.D. 2009

Assistant professor

 Maternal-Fetal Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh 
Magee-Womens Hospital 
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3180
Phone: 412-641-4874
Email: himekp@UPMC.EDU
Mentor: J. Richard Chaillet, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair: William Allen Hogge, M.D.
Research Project: Inappropriate

Monica A. Mainigi, M.D. 2009

William Shippen, Jr. Assistant Professor of Human Reproduction
Associate Program Director, REI Fellowship Program

University of Pennsylvania

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Department of Adolescent Medicine


3701 Market Street, 8th Floor, Suite 800
Philadelphia, PA 19104-5509
Phone: 215-662-2972

Email:  monica.mainigi@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Mentor(s): Marisa Bartolomei, Ph.D., and

Richard M. Schultz, Ph.D.

Chair: Deborah A. Driscoll, M.D.

Research Project: Developmental competence of the mammalian oocyte: studied utilizing an in vitro model of follicular maturation

Iris L. Romero, M.D., M.S. 2009

Assistant Professor
Family Planning

The University of Chicago
Department  of Obstetrics and Gynecology
5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2050
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-702-6722
Lab: 773-702-8334
Email: iromero@babies.bsd.uchicago.edu
Mentor: Ernst Lengyel, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair: Arthur Haney, M.D.
Research Project: Hormonal Chemoprophylaxis of Ovarion Cancer