Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Program in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hormone Action


Meet the trainees in the NUPEDHA training program.

Predoctoral Trainees

Ariel Dotts

Mentor:  Serdar Bulun, MD, OB/GYN - Reproductive Biology
Project: Genome-wide crosstalk between Progesterone Receptor and Estrogen Receptor in Preterm Labor
Appointed: July 1, 2019

Tess Pottinger

Mentor: Elizabeth McNally, MD PhD, Medicine - Cardiology & Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
Project: Evaluating global and local ancestry and its contribution to an oligogenic disorder.
Appointed: July 1, 2018

Postdoctoral Trainees

Matthew Taylor, PhD

Mentor: Serdar Bulun, MD - OB/GYN - Reproductive Biology
Project: Aromatase Expression and Estrogen Action in the Development of Muscular Atrophy, Fibrosis, and Development of Inguinal Hernia
Appointed: July 1, 2019

Joshua Levine, MD PhD

Mentor: Douglas Vaughan, MD - Medicine - Cardiology
Co-Mentor: Joseph Bass, MD PhD - Medicine - Endocrinology
Project: Mechanistic Regulation of Metabolic Disorders by PAI-1.
Appointed: July 1, 2019

Mary Clare Masters, MD

Mentors: Frank Palella, MD & Richard D'Aquila, MD - Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Co-Mentor: Joseph Bass, MD PhD - Medicine - Endocrinology
Project: Insulin resistance and age-related physical decline in chronic HIV infection.
Appointed: July 1, 2018