• Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
  • Director of Epidemiological Research for the Division of Reproductive Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA
  • Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
  • Scientific Director, Boston Center for Endometriosis, USA

Dr Missmer holds a ScD in epidemiology with a concentration in reproductive epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health. She has worked with the Nurses’ Health Study research group since 1998 and is the senior endometriosis investigator, leading all research in this area.

As the Director of the Growing Up Today Study, she is leading endometriosis investigation among adolescents and across two generations with more than 40 years of total follow-up.

Dr  Missmer is the author of more than 90 peer-reviewed papers, recipient of the Eleanor and Miles Shore Scholars in Medicine Fellowship, was the senior author of the 2009 American Society for Reproductive Medicine Scientific Program Prize Paper, is an Associate Editor for the journal Human Reproduction, and is a trustee of the World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF).