In addition to being an educational and research facility, the specialists in the Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility provide the highest quality patient care and state-of-the-art technology. The Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty is involved in research activities funded by the National Institute of Health, the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute on Aging, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Reproduction, the Department of Defense and a number of non-federal granting agencies, including the pharmaceutical industry (Phases I-IV).
Clinical Research Experience
The section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility has extensive experience in the execution of investigator-initiated and sponsored trials. Presently, the Section is conducting clinical trials in:
- Erythematosis (SLE)
- Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
- Menopausal symptoms
Research Facilities Description
Clinical Projects are undertaken in two facilities on the Hyde Park campus:
- The Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM)
- The National Institute of Health General Clinical Research Center
The administrative facilities are housed in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Cohen, MD: Associate Professor and Section Chief
Clinical and research expertise: reproductive endocrinology, molecular genetics, abnormal uterine bleeding, menopause, in-vitro fertilization, and fertility preservation.
Arthur Haney, MD: Professor and Chairman of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Clinical and research expertise: endometriosis, infertility, genital tract anomalies, and uterine leiomyomata.
Helen Kim, MD: Assitant Professor and Director of IVF Program
Clinical and research expertise: reproductive endocrinology, menstrual disorders, hormonal problems, infertility, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), and in-vitro fertilization.