Andrea Dunaif; M.D.
Dr. Dunaif presently is the Charles F. Kettering Professor and Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine at the Northwestern University Fienberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. She is Director of the Northwestern University Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) on Sex and Gender Factors Affecting Women's health. Earlier, Dr. Dunaif was Director of the Women's Health and Chief of the Division of Women¹s Health in the Department of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Brigham and Women¹s Hospital in Boston, MA. Even earlier, she held faculty appointments at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and at Pennsylvania's State University College of Medicine. Dr. Dunaif is an internationally recognized expert on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) the common endocrine disorder in premenopausal women. Dr. Dunaif has more than 100 scientific publications and has edited three books on PCOS. She is a member of the National Institutes of Health Office of Research on Women's Health Advisory Committee on Research on Women's Health. She is a former associate editor of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism and a past president of The Endocrine Society. Dr. Dunaif holds a M.D. degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, NY. She trained in internal medicine at the Presbyterian Hospital in New York City and in endocrinology and metabolism at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Dunaif has received numerous awards and honors including: the Endocrine Society's Rhone-Poulenc Rover Clinical Investigator Award; the German Endocrine Society's highest award, the Berthoid Medal; and a Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of Athens Medical School in Athens, Greece. She was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians. Dr. Dunaif is a member of the national Institutes of Health Office of Research on Women's Health Advisory Committee on Research on Women's health. She is a former associate editor of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism and a past-president of the The Endocrine Society.