Andrea Edlow, MD, MSc, received her BA in history from Yale University, followed by a master’s degree in economic and social history from Oxford University. She attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and completed OB/GYN residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Combined Residency program. She completed her maternal-fetal medicine fellowship at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.
Dr. Edlow is currently an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology at Harvard Medical School, and maternal-fetal medicine staff at Massachusetts General Hospital. She runs her own research lab in the Vincent Center for Reproductive Biology. She is completing the 5th year of a K12 award through the Reproductive Scientist Development Program/NICHD. Her research is also funded by the March of Dimes, American College of OB/GYN, American Board of OB/GYN, the Burroughs-Wellcome Fund, the Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard,and the Boston Area Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center. Dr. Edlow’s research focuses on the effects of maternal obesity on fetal brain development and offspring behavior.