Nina Stachenfeld, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Departments & Organizations

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Reproductive Sciences: Discovery to Cure Internship; Stachenfeld Lab

Status of Women in Medicine Committee (SWIM)

WHRY Pilot Project Program Investigators

Office of Cooperative Research


My research program addresses reproductive hormone effects on cardiovascular and autonomic function, exercise responses, temperature and body fluid regulation,. We also study Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, endometriosis and the impact of hormones on cardiovascular health in transgenders.  Our laboratory also studies the interaction between sex hormone exposure and insulin resistance.

Education & Training

PhD Columbia University (1993)

Honors & Recognition

  • Carl V. Gisolfi Lecture, 6/2010 American College of Sports Medicine (2010)

Professional Service

  • SWIM (2010 - Present) SWIM

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