Patient Care Bio
Shanna H. Swan, Ph.D. is Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Center for Reproductive Epidemiology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Swan is also a Professor in Environmental Medicine. She received an M.S. in Biostatistics from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of California-Berkeley. From 1981 to 1998, she served as Chief of the Reproductive Epidemiology Section at the California Department of Health Services.
Dr. Swan is known for her work on the impact of environmental exposures on male and female reproductive health and has served on the National Academy of Science's Committee on Hormone-Related Toxicants. Since 1998, she has been Principal Investigator of the Study for Future Families, a multi-center pregnancy cohort study
examining environmental causes of geographic variation in reproductive health endpoints in men, women and children.