Linda C Giudice, MD, PhD is Distinguished Professor and the Robert B Jaffe MD Endowed Professor in the Reproductive Sciences in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UCSF.

She is a biochemist and reproductive endocrinologist specializing in endometriosis, infertility, and pelvic pain. Her research focuses on human endometrial function and regeneration, genetics and epigenetics of endometriosis, placental-uterine interactions relevant to pregnancy outcomes, and evaluating the evidence of environmental impacts on reproductive health and human development.

She has mentored over 250 students, fellows and faculty, authored > 300 peer-reviewed publications, and is co-editor of 7 textbooks on women’s health, endocrinology, reproductive environmental health, endometrium and endometriosis. She is Past-President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and the World Endometriosis Society. She is President-elect of the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS), and Chair of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) Reproductive and Developmental Environmental Health Working Group.

She is active also in global reproductive health to improve fertility care and access to care in low and middle income countries thorugh her leadership in IFFS. Dr. Giudice is on the March of Dimes Scientific Advisory Council and is an elected member of the U.S. National Academy of Medicine and the U.S. National Academy of Inventors.