Is the Climate Crisis Affecting Reproductive Health?
DR. LINDA C GIUDICE
Linda C Giudice, MD, PhD is Distinguished Professor and the Robert B Jaffe MD Endowed Professor in the Reproductive Sciences in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is a biochemist and reproductive endocrinologist specializing clinically in endometriosis, infertility, pelvic pain and amenorrhea. Her research focuses on human endometrial function and regeneration, genetics and epigenetics of endometriosis, placental-uterine interactions, and evaluating the evidence of environmental impacts on reproductive health and human development. She has mentored over 250 students, fellows and faculty, authored > 300 peer-reviewed publications, and is co-editor of 7 textbooks on women’s health, endocrinology, reproductive environmental health, endometrium, and endometriosis. She has received numerous awards acknowledging her contributions to science, medicine, and mentoring the next generation. Dr. Giudice is Past-President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and the World Endometriosis Society. She is President of the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS), and Chair of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) Committee on Reproductive and Developmental Environmental Health. She is active also in global reproductive and environmental health and to improve access to quality fertility care in low and middle income countries. Dr. Giudice has served on the March of Dimes Scientific Advisory Council and is an elected member of the U.S. National Academy of Medicine and the U.S. National Academy of Inventors