The following faculty members provide leadership for the Center for Reproductive Medicine:

Senior Advisory Committee

Michael Coburn, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor and Russell and Mary Hugh Scott Chair in Urology

Phone

  • (713) 798-4001

Urologic Trauma; Genital and Urethral Reconstruction; Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery

William E Gibbons, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-7500

Folliculogenesis; Endometrial function; ART outcomes; Fertility preservation

Larry I Lipshultz, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4001

Male Reproductive Medicine; Vasectomy Reversal; Vasectomy; Male Infertility; Erectile Dysfunction; Low Testosterone; Peyronie’s; Sexual Wellness

Bert W O'Malley, M.D.

Chair/Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6205

Hormone action; Coactivator function; Eukaryotic gene expression; Gene therapy; Nanotechnology

Peggy B Smith, Ph.D.

Professor

Ignatia Barbara Van den Veyver, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-7500

Genetics and epigenetics of reproductive disorders; Aicardi syndrome; prenatal gene-environment interactions; prenatal genetics

Translational Research Group Leaders

Kjersti Marie Aagaard, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Microbiome interactions to preterm birth; The in utero environment and epigenetics in fetal programming and development

Jennifer Elizabeth Dietrich, M.D., M.Sc, FACOG

Professor

Shannon Michelle Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6087

The Functional Role of miRNAs in Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Female Reproductive Tract including Endometriosis, Endometrial Infertility, Ovarian Cancer, and Endometrial Cancer…

Carolina Jorgez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6266

Urology Research

Rose Khavari, M.D., B.S.

Adjunct Asst Prof

Rainer Lanz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Martin M. Matzuk, M.D., Ph.D.

Interim Department Chair

Phone

  • (713) 798-6451

Laurence McCullough, Ph.D.

Distinguished Emeritus Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3505

Professionalism in medicine; Ethics in obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and surgery; Ethics of physician leadership…

Amy Lynn McGuire, J.D., Ph.D.

Leon Jaworski Professor of Biomedical Ethics and Director

Phone

  • (713) 798-2029

Ethical and policy issues raised by emerging technologies; Research ethics, informed consent, and confidentiality…

Stephanie A Pangas, Ph.D.

Roger Rossen Endowed Professorship of Reproductive Pathology andAssociate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5898

Reproductive Biology; Reproductive Cancers

David R Rowley, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6220

Mechanisms of reactive stroma in cancer progression.

Abhishek Seth, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 822-3160

Pediatric Urology

Nancy L Weigel, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6234

Coactivators and androgen receptors in prostate cancer; vitamin D receptor target genes.

Chandrasekhar Yallampalli, DVM, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-4188

Perinatology and Fetal Programming of Adult Health and Diseases