Magee-Womens Research Institute Staff
Michael J. AnnichinePresident and CEO, Magee-Womens Research Institute and Foundation
Robert P. Edwards, MDMilton McCall Professor and Chairman Department of OBGYN and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Director of Women’s Health, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

Yoel Sadovsky, MDExecutive Director, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Elsie Hilliard Hillman Chair of Women’s Health Research
Distinguished Professor of OBGYN, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics,

Vice Chair (research), Department of OBGYN and Reproductive Sciences

Associate Dean, Women’s Health Research and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Advisory Committee
Jeremy Berg, PhDAssociate Senior Vice Chancellor for Science Strategy and Planning, Health Sciences

Professor of Computational and Systems Biology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Editor-in-Chief, Science

Leroy Hood, MD, PhDPresident, Institute for Systems Biology
Arthur S. Levine, MDSenior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

John and Gertrude Petersen Dean, School of Medicine

Professor of Medicine and Molecular Genetics

Sam ReimanAssociate Director, Richard King Mellon Foundation
Steven D. Shapiro, MDExecutive Vice President, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, President, Health Services Division, UPMC Health System
External Committee Members
Baruch Fischhoff, PhDHoward Heinz University Professor, Social and Decision Sciences and Engineering and Public Policy Head, Decision Sciences Major Carnegie Mellon University Social and Decision Sciences

Head, Decision Sciences Major
Carnegie Mellon University Social and Decision Sciences

Linda C. Giudice, MD, PhDDistinguished Professor and Chair Emerita

Robert B. Jaffe MD Endowed Professor in the Reproductive Sciences

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
University of California, San Francisco

Center for Reproductive Sciences

Jennifer Howse, PhDFormer President, March of Dimes
Louis Muglia, MD, PhDCo-Director, Perinatal Institute

Director, Center for Prevention of Preterm Birth

Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Gretchen SorensenPrincipal, The Sorensen Group
Jerome F. Strauss, III, MD, PhDDean, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, VCU Health System

Subra Suresh, ScDPresident-designate of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

The 21st Century Professor of Biomechanics in Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh

Former president of Carnegie Mellon University

MWRI Faculty Members
Yaacov Barak, PhDAssociate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Janet Catov, PhDAssociate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences and the Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Charlene Dezzutti, PhDAssociate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, and Infectious Diseases & Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Sharon Hillier, PhDRichard Sweet Professor of Reproductive Infectious Disease

Vice-Chair for Faculty Affairs, Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh

Director Reproductive Infectious Disease Research, Magee- Womens Hospital of UPMC

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Mellissa Mann, PhDAssociate Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Magee-Womens Research Institute

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Kyle Orwig, PhDProfessor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Aleksandar Rajkovic, MD, PhDProfessor, Marcus Allen Hogge Chair in Reproductive Sciences

Director of Reproductive Genetics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

James Roberts, MDProfessor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences and Epidemiology, and Clinical and Translational Research, University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee Womens Research Institute

Gerald P. Schatten, PhDProfessor & Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Judith Yanowitz, PhDAssociate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Magee-Womens Research Institute Staff
Michael J. AnnichinePresident and CEO, Magee-Womens Research Institute and Foundation
Robert P. Edwards, MDMilton McCall Professor and Chairman Department of OBGYN and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Director of Women’s Health, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

Yoel Sadovsky, MDExecutive Director, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Elsie Hilliard Hillman Chair of Women’s Health Research
Distinguished Professor of OBGYN, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics,

Vice Chair (research), Department of OBGYN and Reproductive Sciences

Associate Dean, Women’s Health Research and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Advisory Committee
Jeremy Berg, PhDAssociate Senior Vice Chancellor for Science Strategy and Planning, Health Sciences

Professor of Computational and Systems Biology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Editor-in-Chief, Science

Leroy Hood, MD, PhDPresident, Institute for Systems Biology
Arthur S. Levine, MDSenior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

John and Gertrude Petersen Dean, School of Medicine

Professor of Medicine and Molecular Genetics

Sam ReimanAssociate Director, Richard King Mellon Foundation
Steven D. Shapiro, MDExecutive Vice President, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, President, Health Services Division, UPMC Health System
External Committee Members
Baruch Fischhoff, PhDHoward Heinz University Professor, Social and Decision Sciences and Engineering and Public Policy Head, Decision Sciences Major Carnegie Mellon University Social and Decision Sciences

Head, Decision Sciences Major
Carnegie Mellon University Social and Decision Sciences

Linda C. Giudice, MD, PhDDistinguished Professor and Chair Emerita

Robert B. Jaffe MD Endowed Professor in the Reproductive Sciences

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
University of California, San Francisco

Center for Reproductive Sciences

Jennifer Howse, PhDFormer President, March of Dimes
Louis Muglia, MD, PhDCo-Director, Perinatal Institute

Director, Center for Prevention of Preterm Birth

Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Gretchen SorensenPrincipal, The Sorensen Group
Jerome F. Strauss, III, MD, PhDDean, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, VCU Health System

Subra Suresh, ScDPresident-designate of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

The 21st Century Professor of Biomechanics in Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh

Former president of Carnegie Mellon University

MWRI Faculty Members
Yaacov Barak, PhDAssociate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Janet Catov, PhDAssociate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences and the Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Charlene Dezzutti, PhDAssociate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, and Infectious Diseases & Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Sharon Hillier, PhDRichard Sweet Professor of Reproductive Infectious Disease

Vice-Chair for Faculty Affairs, Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh

Director Reproductive Infectious Disease Research, Magee- Womens Hospital of UPMC

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Mellissa Mann, PhDAssociate Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Magee-Womens Research Institute

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Kyle Orwig, PhDProfessor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Aleksandar Rajkovic, MD, PhDProfessor, Marcus Allen Hogge Chair in Reproductive Sciences

Director of Reproductive Genetics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

James Roberts, MDProfessor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences and Epidemiology, and Clinical and Translational Research, University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee Womens Research Institute

Gerald P. Schatten, PhDProfessor & Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Judith Yanowitz, PhDAssociate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Primary Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute