OSSD Founding Members


Arthur P. Arnold, PhD
Distinguished Professor, Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology
Director, Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology of the Brain Research Institute
University of California
Los Angeles, CA, USA


Jill Becker, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychology
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA


Karen J. Berkley, PhD
McKenzie Professor, Program of Neuroscience
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL, USA


Jeffrey D. Blaustein, PhD
Professor, Center for Neuroendocrine Studies
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA, USA


Geert J. de Vries, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychology
Member, Center for Neuroendocrine Studies
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA, USA


Elizabeth Hampson, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychology
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada


Florence Haseltine, MD, PhD
Founder, Society for Women's Health Research Board of Directors
Washington, DC, USA


James P. Herman, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Cincinnatti, OH, USA


Gloria Hoffman, PhD
Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD, USA


Sally Huber, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Colchester, VT, USA


Sherry A. Marts, PhD
Washington, DC, USA


Emeran Mayer, MD
Director, Center for Neurovisceral Sciences & Women's Health
Division of Digestive Diseases
University of California,Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, USA


Wolfgang Sadee, Dr.rer.nat
Felts Mercer Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Chair, Department of Pharmacology
Director, Program in Pharmacogenomics College of Medicine and Public Health
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH, USA


Kathryn Sandberg, PhD
Director, Center for the Study of Sex and Gender Differences
Professor, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Georgetown University
Washington, DC, USA


Carmen Sapienza, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Lab Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA, USA


Meir Steiner, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences and Obstetrics/Gynecology, McMaster University
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Medical Sciences
University of Toronto Adjunct Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Founding Director, Women's Health Concerns Clinic St. Joseph's Healthcare
Hamilton, ON Canada


Jane Taylor, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT, USA


Joseph Verbalis, MD
Medical Director, Center for the Study of Sex and Gender Differences
Professor and Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Georgetown University
Washington, DC, USA


Rosanna Weksberg, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Elizabeth A. Young, MD (deceased)
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA


Steve Zalcman, PhD (deceased)
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Newark, NJ, USA