WHO WE ARE

A team of surgeons, doctors and medical research professionals have been assembled to study Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction.

 

Who We Are

 

Below you will find biographical information about the Principal Investigators from the Data Coordinating Center, the different institutions participating in this study and the National Institutes of Health Project Officer.


Cindy L. Amundsen, MD

Cindy L. Amundsen, MD

Co-principal Investigator at Duke University
Clinical Research Site

Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
Associate Professor Surgery, Division of Urology
Fellowship Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Program Director, K12 Multidisciplinary Urologic Research Scholars Program

Catherine Bradley, MD, MSCE

Catherine Bradley, MD, MSCE

Co-principal Investigator at University of Iowa
Clinical Research Site

Program Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery (FPMRS) Fellowship
Director, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
Associate Professor of Urology
University of Iowa

Quentin Clemens, MD, FACS, MSCI

Quentin Clemens, MD, FACS, MSCI

Principal Investigator at University of Michigan
Clinical Research Site

Associate Professor of Urology
University of Michigan

James W. Griffith, PhD

James W. Griffith, PhD

Co-principal Investigator at Northwestern University
Clinical Research Site

Associate Professor, Medical Social Sciences
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Brian Helfand, MD, PhD

Brian Helfand, MD, PhD

Co-principal Investigator at Northwestern University
Clinical Research Site

Adjunct Assistant Professor in Cell and Molecular Biology
Northwestern University
Clinical Assistant Professor
Urologist – NorthShore Medical Group
NorthShore University

Kimberly S. Kenton, MD

Kimberly S. Kenton, MD

Co-principal Investigator at Northwestern University
Clinical Research Site

Chief of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Ziya Kirkali, MD

Ziya Kirkali, MD

Project Scientist
National Institutes of Health

Program Director, Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Karl Kreder, MD, MBA

Karl Kreder, MD, MBA

Co-principal Investigator at University of Iowa
Clinical Research Site

Head and Rubin H. Flocks Chair
Professor of Urology
University of Iowa

Henry Lai, MD

Henry Lai, MD

Steering Committee Chair
Principal Investigator at Washington University in St. Louis
Clinical Research Site

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Urologic Surgery),
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology,
Washington University School of Medicine

Robert M. Merion, MD, FACS

Robert M. Merion, MD, FACS

Principal Investigator at Arbor Research Collaborative for Health
Data Coordinating Center

President
Arbor Research Collaborative for Health
Professor Emeritus of Surgery
University of Michigan

Chris Mullins, PhD

Chris Mullins, PhD

Project Officer

Program Director, Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

J. Erik Jelovsek, MD

J. Erik Jelovsek, MD

Co-Principal Investigator at Duke University
Clinical Research Site

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Duke University

Claire Yang, MD

Claire Yang, MD

Principal Investigator at University of Washington
Clinical Research Site

Professor, Department of Urology
University of Washington
Service Chief in Urology
Harborview Medical Center