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Gary Frishman, MD Affiliated with Brown Medical School, Dr. Gary Frishman's areas of expertise include endometriosis; infertility; in vitro fertilization (IVF); fibroids; pelvic adhesions; menopause; laparoscopy; hysteroscopy and uterine anomalies.

Carol A. Wheeler, MD Affiliated with Brown Medical School, Dr. Wheeler's research interests include in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcomes, endometriosis and menopause.

Margaret Howard, Ph.D. Affiliated with Brown Medical School, Dr. Howard's areas of expertise include postpartum depression and anxiety during pregnancy.

Raymond Powrie, MD Obstetric & Consultative Medicine and associate professor of medicine at Brown Medical School. He is also the director of the Fellowship in Obstetric & Consultative Medicine at Brown/Women & Infants, the only such fellowship program in the country.

Jennifer S. Gass, MD, FACS Affiliated with Brown Medical School, Dr. Gass' research interests include ductal lavage for breast cancer risk assessment, cryo ablation of breast neoplasms, risk factors for breast cancer, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, treatment of cholelithiasis.

James Padbury, MD Chief of Pediatrics, Women & Infants Hospital; professor and associate chair of pediatrics, Brown Medical Center.

Marcia VanVleet, MD Pediatrician Dr. Marcia VanVleet is director of the Newborn Nursery at Women & Infants Hospital and a professor at Brown Medical School.

Deborah L. Myers, MD Dr. Deborah Myers is the director of the Center for Women's Surgery at Women & Infants Hospital and oversees the Fellowship Program in Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery. She is also a professor at Brown Medical School.

Betty R. Vohr, MD Dr. Betty Vohr is the director of the Neonatal Follow-Up Program at Women & Infants Hospital and professor of pediatrics at Brown Medical School.

Barry M. Lester, PhD Dr. Barry Lester is Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior and Pediatrics and founder and Director of the Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk at Brown Medical School and Women & Infants Hospital. The Center provides research and clinical services for infants at risk and their families as well as research and clinical training. His specialty is developmental processes in infants at risk, including infants with prenatal substance exposure. He is particularly interested in the interplay between the biological, parenting and social environmental forces that drive development.

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