Prof. Nanette Santoro University of Colorado, USA

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Dr. Nanette Santoro has been an active clinician and researcher in Reproductive Endocrinology since 1986. Prior to becoming Chair of the Department of Ob/Gyn at the University of Colorado in 2010, she directed the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at two medical schools: New Jersey Medical School and the Albert Einstein... read moreCollege of Medicine. She completed her medical training in a 6 year BS-MD program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College, followed by residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, and a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she remained on faculty for 3 years prior to joining the faculty at New Jersey Medical School.

Dr. Santoro has had continuous NIH funding since 1989, with serial R01, R21, U10, U54 and R25 grant awards focused on the reproductive endocrinology, menopause, and the effects of obesity on reproduction in women. She has authored over 250 scientific publications and edited 4 books. She has personally mentored over 100 students, residents, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty, many of who have gone to illustrious academic careers. Dr. Santoro was the Endocrine Society’s 2016 Outstanding Mentor Laureate Award winner, and was recognized by the North American Menopause Society for research in perimenopause (2004) and received the 2015 Society for Womens Health Research Achievement Award. She has been a Board member or elected officer for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc, (1996-2009), the American Gynecologic and Obstetrical Society, the American Association for Gynecologists and Obstetricians Foundation, the Society for Reproductive Investigation, the North American Menopause Society, and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. She is a Past President of Women in Endocrinology and the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and is President-Elect of the Society for Reproductive Investigation.

Dr. Santoro has been named a Castle Connelly Best Doctor and “Best Doctor in America” for many years, and has been a ‘Best Doctor’ in Westchester Magazine, New York Magazine, and 5280 Magazine. Over the past 9 years she has helped recruit talent to make the University of Colorado’s department of Ob/Gyn 8th in the country for NIH funding, has tripled the faculty within the department, and quadrupled the department’s annual revenue.

In 2018, Dr. Santoro was elected to the National Academy of Medicine.