1982 and 1989, respectively. She completed her M.P.H. degree in Health Services Administration (Maternal and Child Health Data Analytic track) at the University of Washington in 1993.
Frank A. Chervenak, M.D., currently serves as the Given Foundation Professor and Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as Obstetrician and Gynecologist-in-Chief and the Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Previous appointments include Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of Obstetric Ultrasound and Ethics at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Director of Obstetrics, Vice Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Chairman and Obstetrician and Gynecologist-in-Chief. He received his B.S. degree from the Pennsylvania State University and his M.D. from Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Chervenak served his internship in Internal Medicine at New York Medical College, residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York Medical College in St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, and a fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine. He was Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, where he was also Director of Perinatal Research and received the Dr. Solomon Silver Award for application of advances in research to the practice of Clinical Medicine. He received his Master in Medical Management degree from Carnegie Mellon University in 2002 and earned fellowship status from the American College of Physician Executives in 2008. Dr. Chervenak has published more than 260 papers in peer review literature and has co-authored or co-edited 28 textbooks. Research interests include ultrasound and ethics in obstetrics and gynecology and physician leadership. Currently, Dr. Chervenak serves as President of the International Society of the Fetus as a Patient, Vice-president of the International Academy of Perinatal Medicine, and Co-director of The Ian Donald Inter-University School of Medicine and Ultrasound. He serves on the March of Dimes Bioethics Committee and Prematurity Research Advisory Committee. He has been named a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies. Dr. Chervenak has been awarded honorary doctorates from universities around the world, as well as being an honorary member of many international societies. He has been admitted as a fellow ad eundem of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Great Britain.
Caitlin Cross-Barnet, Ph.D., is a Social Science Research Analyst at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) and an Associate at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. After a career as an English teacher, Dr. Cross-Barnet earned a Ph.D. in sociology from