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Nancy Reame, B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., FAAN; Faculty Affiliate

Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Nancy Reame, B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., FAAN, is Certified Menopause Practitioner Director, Training Nurse Scientists in Interdisciplinary Research (TRANSIT) Leader, and Pilot Studies Resource at the Irving Institute for Clinical & Translational Research. She is also the Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Dr. Reame’s program of research is focused on the neuroendocrine mechanisms underlying the reproductive life span and psychosocial effects of infertility. She also writes on the bioethics of assisted reproduction, based on her studies of surrogate motherhood. A member of the Institute of Medicine, and AAAS Fellow, Reame is a women's health advocate, having served on the advisory committee to the NIH Women's Health Initiative and as an advisor to the Boston Women's Health Book Collective. She is a past member of the board of trustees for the North American Menopause Society and is certified as a menopause clinician.

Her research and clinical interests include women’s reproductive health and the bioethics of assisted reproduction.


  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Endocrinology, University of Michigan
  • Ph.D., Physiology, Wayne State University 
  • M.S.N., Wayne State University