Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Center for Research on Reproduction and Women's Health

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Maternal and Child Health Research Center

Michal A. Elovitz, MD
Hilarie L. Morgan and Mitchell L. Morgan Distinguished Professor in Women’s Health
Vice Chair, Translational Research
Director, Maternal and Child Health Research Center
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
421 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6142

Phone: (215)573-0859
Fax: (215)573-5408


The overall purpose is to advance research in maternal and child health.


  • Lead transformative research in maternal and child health

  • Foster and expand lifespan research to improve women’s health

  • Encourage rigorous transgenerational research

  • Leverage new science (e.g. microbiome, immunology) to advance understanding of adverse maternal and childhood outcomes

  • Develop and implement innovative approaches to improve maternal and childhood outcomes

  • Explore novel therapeutic strategies to improve maternal and child health

Clinical Studies

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If you have any questions, additional information can be obtained by contacting:

Valerie Riis, M.S. Epi
Director of Operations
Phone (215)615-4888

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