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Scholar Roster

1988 - 2008

 

Katherine Bianco, M.D. 2008

Associate Professor 
Maternal Fetal Medicine

Standford University 
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Divison of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive, Room HH333
MC 5317
Standford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-497-8928
Email: kbianco@standford.edu
Mentor: Susan Fisher, Ph.D.
Chair: Linda C. Guidice, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Project: Gene Expression in profiling of trophoblast from Trisomy 21 affected pregnancies to identify biomarker of chromosomal aberrations

Kristi S. Borowski, M.D. 2008

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Mayo Clinic
200First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Phone: 507-284-0210
Email: borowski.kristi@mayo.edu
Mentor: Jefferey Murray, M.D.
Chair: Jennifer R. Niebyl, M.D.
Research Project: Identification of Maternal and Fetal Genetic Factors in Intrauterine Growth

J. Seth Hawkins, M.D., M.R.A.
2008

Assistant Professor
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

UT Southwestern Medical Center

5323 Harry Hines Boulevard

Dallas, TX 75390-9032


Phone: 214-648-4746

Email: Josiah.hawkins@utsouthwestern.edu


Mentor: Paolo Casall, M.D.

Chair: Manuel Porto, M.D.


Research Project: The contribution of estrogen-mediated signaling to B-lymphocyte function and autoimmunity

Mary E. King, M.D.
2008

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

1825 Eastchester Road, 7 North

Bronx, NY 10461


Phone: 718-904-2794

Email: kingmd@gmail.com


Mentor: Bernice Morrow, Ph.D.

Chair: Irwin R. Merkatz, M.D.


Research Project: Genetic Interactions in Inner Ear Development

Michael J. Goodheart, M.D.
2007

Assistant Professor
Gynecology Oncology

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Division of Gynecologic Oncology

University of Iowa Hospitals an Clinics

200 Hawkins Drive

Iowa City, A 52242


Phone: 319-356-2015

Email: Michael-goodheart@uiowa.edu


Mentor: John Engelhardt, Ph.D.

Chair: Jennifer R. Niebyl, M.D.


Research Project: Elucidating transcriptional regulation of the lymphoid enhancer factor-1 (Lef-1) gene and its relevance in the pathogensis of ovarian and endometrial carcinoma

Michael D. House, M.D. 2007

Associate Professor
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Divison of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Tuffs Medical Center, #360
800 Washington Street, #360
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: 617-636-3200
Cell; 617-306-6621
Email:mhouse@tufsmedicalcenter.org
Mentor: David Kaplan, Ph.D.
Chair: Errol Norwitz, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Project: Structural Function of the Cervix during Pregnancy

Gloria S. Huang, M.D. 2007

Associate Professor
Gynecologic Onocology

Yale University School of Medicine

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

PO Box 208063

New Haven, CT 06520-8063

Phone: 203-785-7385 (Admin: Stephanie Mention)

Email: Gloria.huang@yale.edu

Mentor: Susan Band Horwitz, Ph.D.

Chair: Irwin R. Merkatz, M.D.

Research Project: Combination treatment strategies for ovarian cancer

Charles "Chip" N. Landen, Jr., M.D. 2007

Associate Professor
Gynecologic Onocology

University of Virginia
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Gynecologic Onocology
PO Box 800712
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Phone: 434-243-6131
Cell: 205-919-6643
Email: clanden@virginia.edu
Mentor: Anil K. Sood, M.D.
Chair: Davi M. Gershenson, M.D.
Research Project: The role of the alpha (v) Beta (3) integrin in signaling and as a target in human ovarian cancer

Gina M. Northington, M.D.
2007

Assistant Professor
Urogynecology

Emory University School of Medicine

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Director, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

Woodruff Memorial Research Building

1639 Pierce Drive, Room 4307

Atlanta, GA 30322


Phone: 404-727-2857

Email: ginanorthington@emory.edu


Mentor: Samuel K. Chacko, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Chair: Deborah A. Driscoll, M.D.


Research Project: Alternations in smooth muscle physiology associated with female partial bladder outlet obstruction in a rabbit model

Louise C. Laurent, M.D., Ph.D. 2007

Assistant Adjunct professor 
Maternal Fetal Medicine

University of California, San Diego
Department of Reproductive Medicine
Division of Pertinatology 
200 West Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: 619-543-2384
Email: llaurnet@ucsd.edu
Mentor: Pamela Mellon, Ph.D.
Chair: Thomas R. Moore, M.D.
Research Project: Genome-wide gene expression profiling as a strategy to identify the molecular mechanisms underlying preeclampsia

Shannon M. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D. 2006

Assistant Professor

Indian University, School of Medicine

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

550 N. University Blvd.

UH244

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Cell: 713-865-6069

Email: shhawkin@iu.edu

Mentor: Martin M. Matzuk, M.D., Ph.D.

Chair: Dale C. Brown Jr., M.D. (Interm)

Michael Belfort, M.D. (Current)

Research Project: Genetic determinants of endometriosis

Erin F. Wolff, M.D. 2006

Assistant Clinical Investagator
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

National Institutes of Helath 
NICHD, Program in Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology 
Head, Unit on Reproductive and Regenerative Medicine And Adut Endoinology
The Eunice Kennedy Shiber natonal Institue pf Child Health and Human Development, Bldg 10, CRC Rm 1E-3140
Tisdale Lab 
Molecular and Clinical hematology Branch National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, Bldg 10, 9N119
10 Center Dr. 
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: 301-435-7880- Office
301-496-7796
Cell: 202-421-0120
Email: Erin.Wolff@nih.gov
Mentor(s): Hugh S. Taylor, M.D.
Diane S. Krause, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair: Charles J. Lockwood, M.D
Research Project: Regulation of HOXA10 by Putative co-factor Spastin

Kjersti Aagaard, M.D., Ph.D. 2005

Associate Professor 
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

One Baylor Plaza, Jones 314

Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 713-798-8360

Email:aagardt@bem.edu

kjersti131@prodigy.net

Mentor: Robert H. Lane, M.D.

Chair: Dale Brown Jr., M.D.

Research Project: Transgeneration growth Restriction Through Ahered Placental Epigen

Caleb B. Kallen, M.D., Ph.D. 2005

Associate Professor
Reproductive Endocrinology

Thomas Jefferson University
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics 
Divison of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
834 Chesnut Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-955-9186
Cell: 404-803-3731
Email: Caleb.Kallen@Jefferson.edu
Mentor: Roberto Pacifici, M.d.
Chair: Sarah Berga, M.D.
Research Project: Genome-wide Identification of DNA- binding sites for the Estrogen Receptor: Characterization of Alternative Pathways of Estrogen Signaling and Analysis of Cell type-specific and Promoter-specific Determinats of Estrogen Effects

Antonio E. Frias, M.D. 2004

Associate Professor
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Oregon Health & Science University
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine 
Mail code: L-458
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239-3098
Phone: 503-494-2101
Email: friasa@ohsu.edu
Mentor: Dean Y. Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair: Eli Y. Adashi, M.D. Biology & Genetics
Research Project: The Role of Endoglin & Activin Receptor like Kinase-1 in Regulating Arteriovenous Differation in the Placenta

Wendy Kuohung, M.D. 2004

Associate Professor of OB/GYN
Reproductive Endocrinology

Boston University, School of Medicine

85 East Concord Street, 6th Floor

Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 617-414-5167

Lab: 617-414-8492

Cell: 781-367-3815

Email: wkuohung@bu.edu

Mentor: Ursula Kaiser, M.D.

Chair: Linda Heffner, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Project: Characterization and Funcitional Analyses of GPR54, a Novel g-Protein Coupled Recceptor Involved in Puberty and Reproduction

Jayanathi S. Lea, M.D. 
2004

Gynecologic Oncology

Blumenthal Cancer center 

1000 Blythe BLVD

Charlotte, NC 28203


Phone: 704-355-2790

Email: jayalea@gmail.com


Mentor: John D. Minna, M.D.

Chair: F. Gary Cunningham, M.D.


Research Project: Silencing of high-risk human papillomaviral oncongenes by RNA interference can result in increased expression of functional p53 protein within cervical cancer cells

John B. Liao, M.D., Ph.D.
2004

Assistant Professor 
Gynecologic Oncology

University of Washington

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Division of Gynecologic Oncology

Box 356460

1959 NE Pacific Street

Seattle, WA 98195


Phone: 206-543-3669

Email: johnliao@u.washington.edu


Mentor: Daniel Dimaio, M.D., Ph.D.

Chair: Charles J. Lockwood, M.D.


Research Project: Salmonella Type III secretion of chimeric HPV E7 Oncoproteins for Cervical Carcinoma

John K. Chan, M.D. 2003

Assistant Professor 
Gynecologic Oncology

Director, Gynecologic Oncology
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
University of California, San Francisco
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Mount Zion Hospital 
1600 Divisadero Street, Room #A747, Box 1702
San Francisco, CA 94143-1702
Phone: 415-353-7628
Email: chanjohn@obgyn.ucsf.edu
Mentor: Robert S. Negrin, M.D.
Chair: Mary Lake Polan, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Research Project: Suppression of Ovarion Cancer Cell Growth with Immune Based Therapies in Animal Models

Dana R. Gossett, M.D.
2003

Gynecologic Oncology

University of Michigan Medical Center

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 

3703 MedSci II/ Robins  Lab

1500 E. Medical Center Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48104-0618


Phone: 734-615-2055

Email: danagoss@umich.edu


Mentor(s): Jiayuh Lin, Ph.D.

Kathleen R. Cho, M.D.

Diane M. Robins, Ph.D.


Research Project: Inhibition of Akt by a novel small molecule inhibitor in endometrial cancer

Julie J. Huh, M.D. 2003

Assistant Professor
General Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Bldg. K3206

Dallas, TX 75390-9038


Phone: 214-648-4794

Email: julie.huh@utsouthwestern.edu


Mentor: Carole C. Mendelson, Ph.D.

Chair: F. Gary Cunningham, M.D.


Research Project: Characterization of the regulatory regions of the human aromatase gene involved in brain specific expression

Sanaz Memarzadeh, M.D., Ph.D.
2003

Professor 
Gynecologic Oncology

UCLA Division of Gynecologic Oncology 

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Direct G.O. Discovery Laboratory (http://www.godiscoverylab.com)

UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center

610 Charles E. Young Drive East, 3018

Terasaki Life Science Building 

Office 3018, Lab 3017

Los Angeles, CA 90095


Phone: 310-206-1075

Lab: 310-206-8918

Email: smemarzadeh@mednet.ucla.edu


Mentor: Owen Wine, M.D.

Chair: Gautam Chaudhuri, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Project: Kinase profile of developing ovarian surface epithelium and implication for epithelial ovarion carcinoma

Warner K. Huh, M.D.
2002

Assistant Professor/ Associate Scientist
Gynecologic Oncology

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

618 20th Street South

OHB Room 538, Division of Gyn Oncology

Birmingham, AL 35233-7333


Phone: 205-934-4986

Direct: 205-934-0836

Email: whuh@uab.edu


Mentors: David T. Curiel, M.D., Roland D. Alvarez, Selvarangan Ponnazhagan, Ph.D.

Chair: John C. Hauth, M.D.

Research Project: Transduced Dendritic Cell Therapy in Cervical Cancer

Chandra R. Jones, M.D. 2002

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Medical College of Georgia 
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912
Phone: 706-721-3556
Email: Chjones@mail.mcg.edu
Mentor: Vadivel Ganapthy, M.D.
Chair: Lawrence Devoe, M.D.
Research Project: Expression and function of placental amino acid transport system A in fetal alcohol syndrome

Men-Jean Lee M.D. 2002

Associate Clinical Professor
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Beth Israel Medical Center
leahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
One Gustave L. Levy Place
New York, NY 10029-6574
Phone: 212-241-6500
Cell: 917-434-0186
Email: leemen@iupui.edu
Mentor: Michael J. Garabedian, Ph.d.
Chair: Charles J. Lockwood, M.D.
Research Project: Regulation of Gluecorticoid Receptor Function in the Human Placenta

Eugene P. Toy, M.D. 2002

Associate Professor
Gynecologic Oncology

University of Rochester

department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

125 Lattimore Road, Suite 258

Rochester, NY 14620


Phone: 585-442-8020 (office)

Lab: 585-275-5822

Email: eugene_toy@urmc.rochester.edu


Mentor: Robert C. Rose, Ph.D.

Chair: David S. Guzick, M.D., Ph.D.


Research Project: The role of HPV - 16 in the Exacerbation of G2 Arrest by HIV- 1 Vpr

Christine H. Holschneider, M.D. 2001

Associate Professor
Gynecologic Oncology

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA 

14445 Olive View Drive, 2B-163

Sylmar, CA 91342-1439

Phone: 818-364-3222

Email: CHolschneider@dhs.laconty.gov

Mentor(s): David D. Chang, M.D., Ph.D., Beth Y. Karlan, M.D., Julie R. Korenberg, M.D., Ph.D.

Chair: Alan DeCherney, M.D. and Gutam Chaudhuri, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Project: Cigarette Smoking, HPV and Cervical Neoplasia

Virgina D. Winn, M.D., Ph.D. 2001

Associate Professor 
Maternal Fetal Medicine

Director, Division of Perinatal Biology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
300 Pasteur Drive, room G302
Standfor, CA 94305-1573
Email:vwinn@standford.edu
Mentor: Susan J. Fisher, Ph.D.
Chair: A. Eugene Washington, M.D., M.Sc.
Research Project: Prostaglandin Regulation in the Placenta. Reguation Regulation of Prostaglandin Production by COX-1 and COX-2 during invase Cytotrophoblasts Differntiation

Mylene W. Yao, M.D. 2001

Co-Founder and CEO
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

UNIVFY Inc. 
5150 El Camin Real, Suite B-23
Los Altos, CA 94022
Cell: 650-799-8003
Email: mylene.yao@gmail.com
Mentor(s): Debra J. Wolgemuth, Ph.D.
Marco Conti, M.D.
Linda C. Giudice, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair(s): Rogerio Lobo, M.D.
Mary Lake Polan, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Project: The Function of Cyclin A2 in Meiosis

Helene B. Bernstein, M.D., Ph.D. 2000

Associate Professor 
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Upstate Medical University 
2105C Weiskotten Hall
766 Irving Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315-464-8668
Email: bernsteh@upstate.edu
Mentor: Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.
Chair: Harold E. Fox, M.D.
Research Project: HIV Pathogensis in Pregnancy

Anthony T. Dobson, M.D., Ph.D. 2000

Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Fremont Center 
3200 Kearney Stret 
fremont, CA 94538
Phone: 510-498-2003
Email: DobsonA@pamf.org 
Mentor: Renee Reijo Pera, Ph.D.
Chair: A Eugene Washington, M.D.M.Sc. 
Research Project: Genetic Genetic Analysis of DNA Repair Defects in the Oocytes of Interfile Women

Dineo Khabele, M.D. 2000

Assitant Professor
Gynecologic Oncology

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
B1100 Medical Center North
Nashville, TN 37232
Email: dineo.khabele@vandebilt.edu
Mentor(s): Raju Kucherlapati, Ph.D.
Leonard H. Augenlicht, Ph.D.
Sudhansu K. dey, Ph.D.
Samuel Adunyah, Ph.D.
Chiar: Irwin R. Merkatz, M.D.
Research Project: Patterns of Gene Expression and Apoptosis: Profiling Mechanisms of Chemotherapy Resistance in Ovarion Cancer

Anuja Dokras, M.D., Ph.D. 1999

Associate Professor 
Reproductive Endocrinology

Director of Penn IVF Program
Director of Penn PCOS Center 3701 Market Street, Suite 800
Phiadelpiha, PA 19104-5509
Phone: 215-615-0085 and 215-662-2971
Email: ADokras@obgyn.upenn.edu 
Mentor: Mary J. Hendrix, Ph.D.
Chair: Jennifer Niebyl, M.D.
Research Project: Actions and Expressions of Angioproteins on the Vascular Endothelium

Brenda S. Houmard, M.D., Ph.D. 1999

Reproductive Endocrinology

University of Washington
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology
1969 Pacific Avenue
seatle, WA 98185
Phone: 206-598-550
Email: bhoumard@u.washington.edu
entor: Leroy E. Hood, M.D., Ph.D.
Peter S. Nelson, M.D.
Chair: Stevn G. Gabbe, M.D.
Research Project: Aging-related Changes in Gene Expression of the Human Ovary

Joseph K. Hwang, M.D. 1999

Associate Professor 
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

University of Minnesota Medical School 

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and  Women's Health 

Mayo Mail Code 395 

420 Delaware Street SE

Minneapolis, MN 55455


Phone: 612-273-2223

Email: joehwang@umn.edu


Mentor: Frank H. Ruddle, Ph.D.

Chair: Frederick Naftolin, M.D., D.Phil.


Research Project: Deciphering the Developmental Roles of HOXC8 on Mouse embryogenesis

Aleksandar Rajkovic, M.D., Ph.D. 1999

Associate Professor 
Human Genetics

Director of Medical Genetics 
Medical Direcor of Pittsburgh Cytogenetics Laboratory 
Magee-Womens Research Institue 
204 Craft Avenue-Suite B601
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-641-8636
Email: Rajkovic@upmc.edu
Mentor: Martin M. Matzuk, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair: Joe Leigh Simpson, M.D.
Research Project: Characterization and Functional Analyses of Novel Genees Specifically Expressed in Ovaries

Anil K. Sood, M.D. 1999

The Bettyann Asche Murray Professor and Vice Chair for Translational Research 
Gynecologic Oncology

Dpeartment of Gynecologic Onocology and Reproductive Medicine & Cancer Biology 
DirectorBlanton-Davis Ovarion Cancer Research Program
Co-Director, Center for RNA Interference and Non-Coding RNA
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center 
Unit 1362
P.O. Box 301439
Houston, TX 77230-1439
Phone: 713-745-5266 (Office)
Lab: 713-563-9030
Assist: 713-792-4130 (Dawn)
Email: asood@mdanderson.org
Mentor(s): Mary J. Hendrix, M.D.
Isaiah J. Fidler
Chair(s): Jennifer Niebyl, M.D.
David M. Gershenson, M.D.
Research Projecct: Molecular Mechanisms Resulting in Distant Metastases in Ovarion Cancer

Helen H. Kim, M.D. 1998

Assistant Professor

Reproductive Endocrinlgy

The University of Chicago 
Departent of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2050
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-702-6642
Email: hkim@babies.bsd.uchicago.edu
Mentor: Sally M. Radovick
Chair: Robert L. Babieri, M.D.
Research Project: Growth Factor Regulation of GnRH Gene Expression

Kenneth H. H. Wong, M.D. 1998

MG Regional REI Coordinator 
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Kaiser Permanete - Fontana 
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
9985 Sierra Avenue 
Fontana, CA 92355
Phone: 909-427-2535
Email: khhw@aol.com
Mentr: Mario R. Capecchi,Ph.D.
Chair: Eli Y. Adashi, M.D.
Research Project: Hox Genes and Reproductive Development

Errol R. Norwitz, M.D., Ph.D. 1997

Louis E. Phaneuf Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Matenal-Fetal Medicine

 University School of Medicine

Chairman

Department of Obsterics & gGynecology

Tuffs Medical Center

800 Washington Street

Boston, MA 02111

Phone: 617-636-2382

Email: ENorwitz@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

Mentor:William W. Chin, M.D.

Chair: Robert L. Barbieri, M.D.

Research Project: Regulation of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Receptor Gene Expression n the Mouse

Brenda J. Ross, M.D. 1997

Assistant Professor 
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Johns Hopkins University 
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street
Phipps 228
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-614-2864
Email: bjross@jhmi.edu
Mentor: Garry R. Cutting, M.D.
Chair(s): George Huggins, M.D. (Interim)
Harold E. Fox, M.D. (Current)
Research Project: Transfer of a Neurotransmitter Receptor Gene (GABA Rho-1 Gene) into the Rat Retina

Lillian M. Swiersz, M.D. 1997

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Portola Valley Women's Health Center
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
3220 Alpine Road 
Portola Valley, CA 94028
Phone: 650-853-2200
Email: 1swiersz@yahoo.com
Mentor(s): James  P. Whitlock, Jr., M.D.
Amato j. Giaccia, Ph.D
Chair: Mary Lake Polan, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Project: Cloning of Novel Dioxin-Responsive Genes

Salli I. Tazuke, M.D. 1997

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Portola Valley Women's Health Center
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
3220 Alpine Road
Portola Valley, CA 94028
Phone:650-853-2200 
Email: stazuke@yahoo.com
Mentor: Margaret T. Fuller, Ph.D.
Chair: Mary Lake Polan, M.D., Ph.D
Research Project: Germline Differentiation Using Drosophilia as a Model

Dwight R. Cordero, M.D. 1996

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Brigham and Women's Hospital 
Thorn Building, Room 226
Obestrics and Gyencologyogy
Boston, MA 02115
Cell: 978-408-1934
Email: dcordero@bidmc.harvard.edu
Mentor: Debra J. Wolgemuth, Ph.D.
Chair: William Little, M.D.
Research Project: Regulation of Expression of the Homeobox-containing gene Hoxa-4 as it involves Retinoic Acid

William M. Isenberg, M.D., Ph.D. 1996

Ob/Gyn Partners For Health

365 Hawthrone Avenue, #301
Oakland, CA
Phone: 510-893-1700
Mentor: Jon D. Levine, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair: A Eugene Washington, M.D., M.Sc.
Research Project: Role of Gender & Sex hormones in nocieption

Carolyn Y. Muller, M.D.
1996

Professor 
Gynecologic Oncology

Director, Gynecologic Oncology
University of New Mexico
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
1 University of New Mexico 
MSC 07 4025
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: 505-925-0460
Cell: 505-307-6670
Email: cmuller@salud.unm.edu
Mentor: John D. Minna, M.D.
Chair: F. Gary Cunningham, M.D.
Research Project: Genetic Alterations in Progression of Dysplasia to Cervical Cancer

Edward K.S. Chien, M.D. 1995

Associate Professor 
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Maternal Fetal Medicine 
101 Dudley Street
Providence, RI 02905
Phone: 401-274-1122 Ext. 7443
Email: echien@wihri.org 
Mentor: Graeme Bell, Ph.D.
Chair: Arthur Herbst, M.D.
Research Project: Molecular Biology of Uterine Function: Isolation & Characterization of Gestationally Regulated Genes

Deborah Krakow, M.D. 1995

Professor of Orthoedic Surgery, Human Genetics and Obstetrics and Gynecology

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA 
515 Charles E. Young Drive South, Room 512
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: 310-983-1252
Email: dkrakow@mednet.ucla.edu
Mentor: Daniel H. Cohn, Ph.D.
Chair: Lawrence D. Platt, M.D>
Research Project: Molecular Pathology of Human Collagen Disorders

Elizabeth A. McGee, M.D. 1995

Professor and Drector of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Program Director, REI Fellowhip 
University of Vermont 
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401-1473
Phone: 802-847-1400
Email: Elizabeth.mcgee@vtmednet,org
Mentor: Aaron J. W. Hsueh, Ph.D.
Chair: F. Gary Cunningham, M.D.
Research Project: Mechanism of Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) on Preantral Follicle Growth

Danny J. Schust, M.D. 1995

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women;s Health
500 North Keene Street, Suite 203
Columbia, MO 65202
Phone: 573-817-3114
Email: Schustd@health.missouri.edu
Mentor: Hidde Ploegh, Ph.D.
Chair: Robert L. Barbieri, M.D.
Research Project: Mechanism Ruglateing Trophoblast MHC Expression

David P. Cohen, M.D. 1994

Associate Professor
Reproductive Endocrinology

Section Chief 
University of Chicago
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
5841 S. Maryland, MC2050
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-702-6642
Email: dcohen@babies.bsd.uchicago.edu
Mentor: Marvin Gershengorn, M.D.
Chair: Arthur Herbst, M.D.
Research Project: Electrophysiologic Characterization of the Gonadotrophin Releasing Hormone Receptor Response in Hyperproclactinemic Microenviroment

Steven E. Domino, M.D., Ph.D. 1994

Associate Professor 
Molecular Genetics

University of Michigan
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
4100 Women's Hospital SPC 5276
1500 East Med Ctr Dr.
Ann Harbor, MI 48109-5276
Phone: 734-936-7401
Email: sedomino@med.umich.edu
Mentor: John B. Lowe, M.D.
Chair: Timothy R. B. Johnson, M.D.
Research Project: Cell Surfwc Molecules that Mediate Blastocyst Implantation

Anthony R. Gregg, M.D., FACOG, FACMG 1994

B.L. Stalnaker Professor
Maternal-Fetal/Genetics

Chief, Division of aternal-Fetal Medicine
University of Florida
College of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecoogy
1600 S.W. Archer Road
Gainsville, FL 32610-0294
P.O. Box 100294
Phone: 352-273-77672
Email: gregar@ufl.edu
Mentor: William E. O'Brien, Ph.D.
Chair: Joe Leigh Simpson, M.D.
Research Project: Genetic Models for Preeclampsia

Lisa M. Halvorson, M.D. 1994

Chief, Gynecologic Health and Disese
Reproductive Endocrinology

National Institutes of Health / NICHD
6100 Execute Blvd., Room 8B01
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone; 301-480-1646
Email: lisa.halvorson@nih.gov
Mentor: William W. Chin, M.D.
Chair: Alan H. DeChereney, M.D.
Research Project: Cell-Specific Expression and Regulation of Pituitary Follistatin mRNA

Grace Lee, M.D. 1993

Private Practice
Genetics/Reproductive Endo

Harvard Vanguard Medical Association 
133 Brookline Avenue, CFRH
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-421-2987
Cell: 609-306-5050
Email: Grace_Lee@vmed.org
entor: David Ward, Ph.D.
Chair: Frederick Naftolin, M.D., D.Phil.
Research Project: Telomere Promoted Recombination in Female Meiosis

Kelle H. Moley, M.D. 1993

Professor and Vice Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Division Director of Basic Science
REI Fellowship Director
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
660 South Euclid Avenue 
St.Louis, MO 63110
Phone314-362-1765
Email: moleyk@msnotes.wustl.edu
Mentor: Mike Mueckler, Ph.D.
Chair: James R. Schreiber, M.D.
Research Project: Effect of Diabetes Mellituson Glucose Transport and Metabolism in Pre-implantation Embryo

Robert M. Silver, M.D. 1993

Professor and Chair
Maternal-Fetal Medcine

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
University of Utah Medical Center 
30 Northh, 1900 East, Room2B200
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Phone: 801-581-7260
Email: robert.silver@hsc.utah.edu
Mentor: Raymond Daynes, M.D.
Chair: Eli Y. Adashi, M.D.
Research Project: Effector Cells which Mediate Infection-Induced Pregancy Loss

Kent D. Heybourne , M.D. 1992

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Perinatal Resource Center Swedish Hospital Medical Center
501 E. Hampden Avenue
Denver, CO 80110
Phone: 303-788-8550
Email:heybourne@hotmail
Mentor: Willi K. Born, Ph.D.
Chair: Ronald S. Gibbs, M.D.
Research Project: Decidual Lymphocyte Phenotype Function

Valerie S. Ratts, M.D. 1992

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Washington University School of Medicine 
The Infertility and reproductive Medicine Center 
Campus Box 8513
4444 Forest Park Avenue, Suite 3100
St.Louis, MO 63108
Phone: 314-286-2449
Emial: rattsv@wustl.edu
Mentor: John Gearhart, Ph.D.
Chair: Ronald S. Gibbs, M.D.
Research Project: Apoptosis in Human Ovarion Tissue, Human Placental Tissue

Susan L. Sipes, M.D. 1992

Maternal-Fetal/Genetics

2540 Parkwood Drive

Green Bay, WI 54304

Phone: 920-433-0571

Email: drssipes@obgyn.net

Mentor: Sherman Weissman, M.D.

Chair: Richard Depp, M.D.

Research Project: Trophoblast Specific MHC Class  Molecules, molecular basis of structural birth defects

Susan a. Arnold-Aldea, M.D. 1991

Reproductive Biology

161 Cabot Street
Chesnut Hill, MA 02167 (Home)
Phone: 617-630-0001
Mentor: Constance Cepko, Ph.D
Chair: Kenneth J. Ryan M.D.
Research Project: The Intergration of Immortalized Cerebellar Cells into the Developing Murine Brain

Kimberly K. Leslie, M.D. 1991

Professor and Chair
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Jennifer R. Niebyl Endowed Chair 
University of Iowa 
Department Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hospitals and Clinics 
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-1976
Email: kimberly-leslie@uiowa.edu
Mentor: Kathryn B. Horwitz, Ph.D. 
Chair: Ronald S. Gibbs, M.D.
Research Project: Hormones and reproductive track. Molecular biology of steroid receptors. Cytokinnes and Pregnancy-intersection with cytokine and hormonal induction of parturtion

John L. Mershon, M.D. 1990

Executive Medical Director
Reproductive Endo/Pharmacology

Astellas Scientific & Medical Affairs
1 Astellas Way 
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 224-205-5365
Cell: 847-778-4723
Email: john.mershon@astellas.com
Mentor: Nira Ben-Jonathan, Ph.D.
Chair: Robert W. Rebar, M.D.
Research Project: Prolactin and Breast Cancer Regulation of Hypothalamic Releasing Hormone Secretion

Michael C. Snabes, M.D., Ph.D. 1991

Senior Director, ABBVIE 
Reproductive Endocrinolgy & Infertility

Men's and Women's Health
Clinical Development/GPRD
1 North Waukengan Road 
AP30-R4J2
North Chicago ,IL 60064
Phone: 847-937-6933
Cell: 847-226-8710
Email: Michael.snabes@abbvie.com
Mentor: Mark R. Hodges, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair: Raymond Kaufman, M.D.
Research Project: Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Robert A. Kaufman, M.D. 1990

Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Mentor: Gary D. Hodges, Ph.D.
Chair: Kamran S. Moghissi, M.D.

Karen K. Smith-McCune, M.D., Ph.D.
1990

Associate Professor

University of California, San Francisco 

Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

2340 Sutter Street, S331, Box 0128

San Francisco, CA 94143-0128

Phone; 415-476-7882

Cell: 415-595-6783

Email: kmccune@cc.ucsf.edu


Mentor: J. Michael Bishop, M.D.

Chair: B. Jaffe, M.D.


Specialty:  Gynecologic Oncology

Research Project: Molecular Events governing Carcinogenesis of the Human Cervix

Deborah A. Driscoll, M.D.
1989

Professor and Chair
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Division of Reproductive Genetics 

3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283

Phone: 215-662-7503

Email: ddriscoll@obgyn.upenn.edu


Mentor: Beverly Emanuel, Ph.D.

Chair: Michael Mennuti, M.D.


Specialty:  Genetics

Research Project: Chromosome 22 Deletion Syndrome: Genetics of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

James H. Segars, Jr., M.D.
1989

Director,  Division of Reproductive Science and Women’s Health Research 

Professor, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics


Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 

Room 624, Ross Bldg.

720 Rutland Avenue 

Baltimore, MD 21205

Phone: 410-614-2000

Email: jsegars2@jhmi.edu


Mentor: Keiko Ozato, Ph.D.


Specialty:  Reproductive Immunology

Research Project : Nuclear Receptors and Binding Proteins

John Yeh, M.D.
1989

Professor of Obstetrics , Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital 

Founders Building, 5th Floor, Vincent

55 Fruit Street

Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-800-6088

Email: jyeh@partners.org


Mentor: Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Ph.D.

Chair: Kenneth J. Ryan, M.D.


Specialty:  Reproductive Endocrinology

Research Project: Development of the Ovarian Follicle

Karen P. Beckerman, M.D.
1988

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

1825 Eastchester Road, Weiler 7N 

Bronx, NY 10461

Phone: 718-904-2794

Email: Beckman1@aol.com


Mentor: Philip Needleman, Ph.D.

Chair: Robert B. Jaffe, M.D.


Specialty:  Maternal Fetal Medicine

Research Project: Cellular Immunology of Reproduction; HIV Disease in Pregnancy; Vertical Transmission of HIV-1

Setsuko K. Chambers, M.D.
1988

Bobbi Olson Endowed Chair in Ovarian Cancer Research 
University of Arizona

Director of Women's Cancers 

Arizona Cancer Center 

Professor, Vice Chair, and Director of Gynecologic Oncology

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Arizona

P.O. Box 245024

1515 North Campbell Avenue

Tucson, AZ 85724-5024

Phone: 520-626-0950

Email: schambers@azcc.arizona.edu


Mentor: Edward J. Benz, M.D.

Chair: Frederick Naftolin, M.D., D.Phil.


Specialty:  Gynecologic Oncology

Research Project : Biology of Ovarian Cancer

Thomas J. Musci, M.D.
1988

Chief Medical Officer

Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc.

5945 Optical Court

San Jose, CA 95138

Phone: 855-927-4672

Email: tmusci@gmail.com


Mentor: Marc W. Kirschner, Ph.D.

Chair: Robert B. Jaffe, M.D.


Specialty Area: Perinatology

Research Project: Translational Control of Maternal Determinants during Embryogenesis

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