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Nina Stachenfeld, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences



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 transgender people. Our laboratory also studies the interaction between sex hormone exposure and insulin resistance.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Columbia University (1993)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Carl V. Gisolfi Lecture, 6/2010 American College of Sports Medicine2010

Professional Service

Women Faculty ForumChair2023 - Present
Women Faculty ForumCurrently on Steering Committee. 2019 - Present
SWIMSWIM2010 - Present
American Physiological SocietyFellow1993 - Present

Departments & Organizations