Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Penn PROMOTES Research on Sex and Gender in Health

BIRCWH Mentors

Mentor Appointment(s) Role in Program Research Interest
Anguera, Montserrat Assistant Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine   Epigenetics, X-Chromosome Inactivation, Xist RNA, female-based autoimmunity, epigenetic analyses
Barnhart, Kurt, MD, MCSE Professor of Ob/Gyn and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center Primary Mentor Obstetrics and gynecology reproductive endocrinology and infertility, and reproductive epidemiology
Bartolomei, Marisa PhD Professor of Cell and Dev Bio., Co-director Epigenetics Primary Mentor Cell and Dev Bio., Co-director Epigenetics
Bauermeister, Jose PhD Professor of Nursing Primary Mentor Nursing
Berrettini, Wade MD, PhD Professor of Psychiatry Primary Mentor Genetics of CNS Disorders
Bhatnagar, Seema, PhD Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Neuroscience Program Primary Mentor Substrates of stress resilience, sex differences and developmental influences
Bowles, Kathryn H., PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI Professor, van Ameringen Chair in Nursing Excellence at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Director of the Center for Home Care Policy and Research at the Visiting Nurse Service of New York Primary Mentor Health information technology; telehealth; long-term services and supports; gerontology; decision support; home care
Buttenheim, Alison PhD, MBA Associate Professor of Nursing and Health Policy Primary Mentor Nursing and Health Policy
Butts, Samantha F., MD Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine Primary Mentor Periconception Health/Exposures and Reproductive Outcomes, Environmental Exposures and Reproductive Outcomes, Maternal Nutritional Status and Reproductive Outcomes, Reproductive Senescence (clinical)
Cotsarelis, George MD Milton B. Hartzell Professor and Chairman, Dermatology Primary Mentor Stem cells; hair follicle; wounding; aging; skin cancer
Coutifaris, Christos MD, PhD Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Primary Mentor Obstetrics and Gynecology
Detre, John, MD Professor of Neurology (Radiology) Primary Mentor Functional neuroimaging: magnetic resonance, brain mapping, cerebral blood flow, brain injury
Dokras, Anuja, MD., PhD Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Primary Mentor Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Domchek, Susan, MD Professor of Medicine, Hematology-Oncology  Primary Mentor Breast Cancer Genetics
Elovitz Michal MD Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Primary Mentor Obstetrics and Gynecology
Falk, Emily, PhD Associate Professor, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania; Director, Communication Neuroscience Lab Secondary Mentor Neuroscience of social & health care messaging/communications
Grice, Elizabeth, MD Assistant Professor of Dermatology Secondary Mentor Skin microbiome, wound healing, innate immunity
Groeneveld, Peter MD, MS Professor of Medicine Primary Mentor Medicine
Gur, Raquel E., MD PhD Professor of Psychiatry (Neurology & Radiology) Primary Mentor Neuroimaging/Neuropsychiatry
Gur, Ruben C.,PhD Professor of Psychiatry (Neurology & Radiology) Primary Mentor Neuropsychology/Neuroimaging
Hayes, Matthew Psychiatry   Behavioral, intracellular, neuronal, and endocrine mechanisms governing energy balance
Holmes, John PhD Professor of Medical Informatics Primary Mentor Medical Informatics
Kampman, Kyle Psychiatry   Addiction Psychiatry
Kranzler, Henry Professor of Psychiatry   Genetics and pharmacological treatment of substance dependence, emphasis on precision addiction medication
Merchant, Raina Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine Primary Mentor Emergency Medicine
Merkel, Peter, MD Chief of Rheumatology, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology Primary Mentor Clinical epidemiology, clinical effectiveness, and translational science in vasculitis and scleroderma.
Oquendo, Maria MD PhD Professor of Psychiatry Primary Mentor Psychiatry
Payne, Aimee, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania Primary Mentor Pemphigus: diagnosing and treating patients with this potentially fatal disease
Reddy, Ravinder PhD Professor of Radiology Primary Mentor Development of Novel MR Methods for Neuroimaging
Schreiber, Courtney, MD Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Primary Mentor Obstetrics and gynecology
Sehgal, Amita, PhD John Herr Musser Professor of Neuroscience Primary Mentor Molecular basis of circadian rhythms and sleep
Sheline, Yvette, MD Professor of Psychiatry Primary Mentor Neuroimaging, Neurocircuitry and Affective Pathophysiology
Simmons, Rebecca, MD Professor of Pediatrics and Ob/Gyn Primary Mentor Fetal Programming of Adult Disease
Srinivas, Sindhu, K, MD, MSCE Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Primary Mentor Maternal Fetal Medicine; perinatal epidemiology; health disparities in obstetric outcomes; safety and quality in obstetrics; clinical trials