Preterm Birth Initiative

Advisory Committee

Susan Fisher, Ph.D.
Professor
Depts. of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of California-San Francisco

Louis J. Muglia, M.D., Ph.D. (Chair)
Co-Director, Perinatal Institute
Director, Center for the Prevention of Preterm Birth
Director, Division of Human Genetics
Professor, UC Dept. of Pediatrics
University of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 1995

Amy P. Murtha, M.D.
Chair, Dept. of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of California-San Francisco

D. Michael Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
Virginia S. Lang Professor and Vice Chair
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Washington University School of Medicine

Hyagriv N. Simhan, M.D., M.S.
Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Executive Vice Chair, Obstetrical Services
Director, Patient Care Delivery Innovation and Technology, UPMC
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Jerome F. Strauss, III, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Human and Molecular Genetics,
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Physiology and Biophysics
Virginia Commonwealth University

Jeffrey A. Whitsett, M.D.
Co-Director, Perinatal Institute
Chief, Section of Neonatology, Perinatal and Pulmonary Biology
University of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital