Experts
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

    Robert L. Barbieri is Kate Macy Ladd Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He specializes in infertility, reproductive surgery, and OB/GYN. His clinical interests include endometriosis, hirsutism, menopause, and menstrual abnormalities. He has written for NEJM Journal Watch Women’s Health as a guest author and joined the board as an Associate Editor in 2015.

    • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Obstetrician-gynecologist at Western Michigan Univ School of Medicine
    Obstetrician-gynecologist at Western Michigan Univ School of Medicine

    Robert W. Rebar, M.D., is currently Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the new Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo. Dr. Rebar is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in obstetrics and gynecology and in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He has had a long career in academic medicine, with faculty appointments at five different medical schools.

    Dr. Rebar received his M.D. degree from the University of Michigan in 1972 and from 1972 to 1974 was a resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He was a Clinical Associate in the Reproduction Research Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (1974-1976) before completing his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California at San Diego Medical Center (1976-1978). After his residency, Dr. Rebar continued on at the University of California, San Diego for six years (1978-1984), serving as Associate Professor and Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology for the last two of those years. He was Professor and Head of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Northwestern University School of Medicine (1984-1988). Dr. Rebar then was Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine from 1988 through 1999 and served as Associate Executive Director of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) from 2000 through 2002. He then served as Executive Director of the ASRM from 2003 through 2013 before “retiring” and moving to Michigan.

    Dr. Rebar is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (Fellow), the American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society, the Endocrine Society, and the Society for the Study of Reproduction. Dr. Rebar has served on the editorial boards of several journals and is currently an Associate Editor for Journal Watch Women’s Health and OB/GYN Clinical Alert. Dr. Rebar has contributed to many books, as well as authored over 300 articles on menopause, fertility, and reproductive endocrinology and has been the Principal or a Co-Investigator on several NIH grants.

    • Infectious Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Professor in the Department of Medicine, Epidemiology and Laboratory Medicine, and Head, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at University of Washington

    Dr Anna Wald is Professor in the Department of Medicine, Epidemiology and Laboratory Medicine, and Head, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington. She holds a MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and MPH from the University of Washington and she completed training in internal medicine at Boston City Hospital and infectious diseases at University of Washington.  Her research has focused on the epidemiology and natural history of HSV infections, with an emphasis on genital herpes, as well as development of novel vaccines and therapeutics for viral infections. She has been funded by NIH, both to conduct research and to provide mentoring to train the next generation of physician scientists.

    • Obstetrics and Gynecology

     

     

    Dr. Michael F. Greene is a Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School and a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital. His residency and fellowship training were completed at the Boston Hospital for Women and Brigham and Women’s Hospital respectively.

     

    Dr. Greene’s major academic interests are in medical complications of pregnancy and congenital malformations. He has chaired the Committee on Obstetrical Practice for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and was an Associate Editor of the 4th edition of “Guidelines for Perinatal Care”. He is an editor of deSwiet's Medical Disorders in Obstetric Practice 5th edition and an Associate Editor of Creasy & Resnik’s Maternal Fetal Medicine Principles and Practice 7th edition. He is a Section Editor for Diabetes in Pregnancy in UpToDate. He served for four years (two as Chair) on the Advisory Committee for Reproductive and Urological Drugs of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research of the Food and Drug Administration, and as a consultant to the FDA for 15 years. In those capacities, he advised the FDA regarding revising the pregnancy section of drug labels, the conditions for final approval of Mifepristone (RU-486), and recommended changing the status of the prescription emergency contraceptive “Plan B” to over-the-counter. He serves as a grant reviewer and advisor to the NIH, CDC and NIEHS. He has served as an Associate Editor of the New England Journal of Medicine since 1996.

     

     

    • Internal Medicine
    • Chief of the Division of Women’s Health in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

    Dr. Kathy Rexrode is the Chief of the Division of Women’s Health in the Department of Medicine and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Rexrode has broad women’s health research experience, with particular expertise in risk factors for heart disease and stroke in women, and advancing the understanding of sex differences in cardiovascular disease. She is author of more than 200 research publications and the lead investigator on multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Rexrode was one of the editors for the comprehensive textbook Women and Health (2012). Dr. Rexrode is a board-certified internist who practices primary care women’s health.

  • Dr. Eloho Ufomata is an assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at University of Pittsburgh and the Vice Dean Liaison for Diversity to Graduate Medical Education.  She completed medical school at the University of Kentucky, and her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, followed by an Academic Clinician Education Scholar fellowship with an emphasis in Women's Health.  Her areas of expertise include communication education, LGBTQI health and Women's Health.

  • Jennifer Rusiecki is a general internist, with additional training in women’s health and medical education. Her research interests include the integration of women’s health into primary care, as well as the use of decision aids and decisional support tools in that environment. She currently directs the women’s health track for the internal medicine residents at the University of Chicago.   

     

    Rusiecki earned a BS in chemistry from Emory University and an MD from the Medical College of Georgia. She completed her residency in the Division of General Internal Medicine of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, as well as a women’s health fellowship in the Department of Medicine of the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. In addition, she obtained an MS in medical education from the University of Pittsburgh.