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  • Amato J. Giaccia

    Amato J. Giaccia

    Jack, Lulu and Sam Willson Professor, Professor of Radiation Oncology, and by courtesy, of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of Surgery

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests During the last five years, we have identified several small molecules that kill VHL deficient renal cancer cells through a synthetic lethal screening approach. Another major interest of my laboratory is in identifying hypoxia-induced genes involved in invasion and metastases. We are also investigating how hypoxia regulates gene expression epigenetically.

  • Linda Giudice

    Linda Giudice

    Stanley McCormick Memorial Professor in the School of Medicine, Emerita

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Our research is in reproductive endocrinology and reproductive genomics. It focuses on human endometrial biology as it relates to basic biological mechanisms underlying steroid hormone action in this tissue, normal and abnormal placenta-decidua interactions, mechanisms underlying placentation and abnormal fetal growth, endometrial stem cells, and functional genomics for diagnostics and therapeutics of endometrial disorders. We also study mechanisms underlying ovarian follicle steroidogenesis.

  • Lisa M. Goldthwaite, MD, MPH

    Lisa M. Goldthwaite, MD, MPH

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Bio Dr. Goldthwaite attended Carleton College in Minnesota where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. She attended medical school at Oregon Health & Science University, and stayed on to complete her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She subsequently completed a Fellowship in Family Planning at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, while concurrently obtaining a Master of Public Health from the Colorado School of Public Health, with a concentration in epidemiology. Dr. Goldthwaite is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Stanford University School of Medicine, where she also serves as the Director of the Ryan Residency Training Program in Family Planning and as the Physician Improvement Leader for Quality and Safety for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her clinical focus is in general gynecology, family planning, contraception, and abortion care. She also performs gynecologic surgery and works on Labor & Delivery. Dr. Goldthwaite’s research and academic interests include immediate postpartum contraception, the intersection between family planning services and adverse birth outcomes, simulation in medical education, and quality improvement. Dr. Goldthwaite serves as a consultant through the Stanford Program for International Reproductive Education and Services (SPIRES), providing medical education and quality assurance in family planning with recent projects in Myanmar, Pakistan, Vietnam, Haiti, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, and Madagascar.

  • Sally Rose Greenwald

    Sally Rose Greenwald

    Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Bio Dr. Sally Greenwald is passionate about empowering her patients with information, providing them with accessible and honest counsel, and encouraging them to value their health and be their best selves.

    Her areas of medical interest and specialty include partnering with adolescents to define a positive sense of reproductive health, preconception counseling, surgical management of benign gynecologic conditions, and supporting pregnancy as a natural process. She’s excited to care for the women of the community that raised her.

    Outside of work, she enjoys playing with her baby boy (Arnie), traveling with her husband (Dan), cooking, and hiking The Dish.