Dr. Shannon Whirledge received her B.S. in Biology and B.A. in Political Science in 2003 from Winthrop University and was awarded her Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology in 2009 from Baylor College of Medicine. She continued her studies in reproductive endocrinology as an NIH IRTA fellow at the NIEHS. During her postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Whirledge received her Masters in Health Science in Clinical Research from Duke University. In 2016, she joined the faculty of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine.
Dr. Whirledge is an active member of the Endocrine Society, Women in Endocrinology, the Society for the Study of Reproduction, and the Society for Reproductive Investigation. Dr. Whirledge has served as an editorial board member for Endocrinology and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for other journals within the fields of Cell Biology and Reproductive Sciences.
|Eugenia Rosemberg Abstract Award||Endocrine Society||2019|
|Women in Endocrinology Young Investigator Award||Women in Endocrinology||2017|
|Global Leadership Academy||Endocrine Society||2017|
|NIEHS Paper of the Year||NIEHS||2017|
|Rodbell Award||STL, NIEHS||2016|
|Yale Pathways-Reproductive Physiology Club||Outreach program for local high school students to discover the science of reproduction.||2017 - Present|
|Status of Women in Medicine||Liaison for the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences||2016 - Present|
|Endocrinology||Editorial Board Member||2016 - 2019|
|Endocrine Society||Selected member of the Basic Science Focus Group||2016 - 2019|