Dolores J. (Dorrie) Lamb, PhD joined Weill Cornell Medicine on March 1, 2018 as Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Urology and Director of the Center for Reproductive Genomics. She will hold the Dow Professorship of Urology. As a full-time faculty member within both the Departments of Urology and Genetic Medicine, she maintains an active presence in both the academic and research communities at Weill Cornell Medicine.
Dr. Lamb is an investigator in the fields of urology, male infertility, steroid hormone action, prostate cancer and genitourinary birth defects. Her experience is unique as she has an extensive background in both the clinical diagnostic and the basic science arenas in men's health as well as having a remarkable record of achievement in the mentoring and development of clinician-scientists.
Dr. Lamb has been recognized by the American Society of Andrology with the Distinguished Andrologist Award as well as by the American Urological Association for significant contributions in the field of reproductive urology and service to the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction. She was also the Ramon Gutierras Lecturer at the AUA's annual meeting for her lifetime contributions to the field of Urology.
Among her many other distinctions, she received the Distinguished Mentor Award from the American Urologic Association Foundation. She is a former president of both the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology. She was the inaugural recipient of the Distinguished Researcher Award from ASRM as well.
She is a highly recognized NIH-funded researcher whose areas of investigation have focused on the genetics of male infertility, the genomics of genitourinary birth defects, steroid regulated growth of male reproductive tumors, and other areas of benign urologic research.
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