Today, we talk with Dr. Gwen Quinn, the Livia Wan M.D. Endowed Chair and Vice-Chair of Research in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Professor in the departments of Population Health and the Center for Medical
Ethics at NYU School of Medicine. She is the chair of the departments promotion and tenure
Dr. Quinn received her Ph.D. in educational psychology from Florida State
University and did a post-graduate fellowship in public health and has post-graduate
certification in Program Evaluation and Biomedical Ethics. Her research focuses on improving
patient/family/physician communication through understanding the barriers and benefits of
health care use from a mutli- stakeholder perspectives.
Her current research and training efforts are in the areas of : Reproductive Health, Sexuality, and Fertility Preservation, Quality of Life issues in Pediatric, Adolescent & Young Adult and LGBTQ+ Cancer Populations, and Cancer Clinical Trials (including minority barriers to participation); and training researchers to conduct
research with high risk populations.