Stacey Missmer received her Bachelors degree in Biology from Lehigh University and her Master and Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degrees in Epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health. She joined the faculty of Harvard University as an Instructor in 2003 and was promoted to Assistant Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School and of Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health in 2006 and to Associate Professor in 2012.
In 2016, Dr. Missmer was the first faculty member to be endowed through Michigan State University’s Global Impact Initiative and is currently Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology in the College of Human Medicine. She additionally remains an Associate Scientist in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, Lecturer in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and Adjunct Professor in Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Stacey Missmer joined the Nurses’ Health Study (NHS) Research Group at Harvard University in 1998. In 2012, Dr. Missmer co-founded the Boston Center for Endometriosis and serves as the Scientific Director where leads the Women’s Health Study: from Adolescence to Adulthood (A2A). Dr. Missmer is currently the Chair-elect of the Endometriosis Special Interest Group and also Immediate Past Chair of the Nutrition Special Interest Group for the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). Formerly an Associate Editor, she is a member of the Statistical Advisory Board for Human Reproduction and currently serves on the Data Safety and Monitoring Board of the NIH Reproductive Medicine Network (RMN). Author of more than 200 peer reviewed publications, reviews, and book chapters, her research has focused on causes, consequences, and discovery of modifiable factors related to reproductive health.