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Room 246
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Phone: 212-305-6761
Fax: 212-305-3659


Education and Training
MSN Wayne State University College of Nursing
PhD Wayne State University School of Medicine (Physiology)
Postdoctoral Fe University of Michigan School of Medicine (Clinical Endocrinology)

Nancy Reame, BSN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Certified Menopause
Director, Training Nurse Scientists in Interdisciplinary Research (TRANSIT)
Leader, Pilot Studies Resource, Irving Institute for Clinical & Translational Research
Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Research/Clinical Interests
women's reproductive health,
bioethics of assisted reproduction

Her current program of research is focused on the neuroendocrinology of the menstrual cycle, PMS, and menopause with the aim of clarifying the factors associated with women's reproductive health. A member of the Institute of Medicine, and AAAS Fellow, Dr. Reame is a women's health advocate, having served on the advisory committee to the NIH Women's Health Initiative, and as advisor to the Boston Women's Health Book Collective. She is a past member of the Board of Trustees for the North American Menopause Society and is certified as a menopause clinician. She is a past contributor to iVillage.com and is a current medical expert for www.HealthGuru.com.

Selected Publications
Hall, KS, O’Connell-White, V Rickert, N Reame, C Westhoff. An exploratory analysis of associations between eating disordered symptoms, perceived weight changes and oral contraceptive discontinuation among young minority women.J Adolescent Health 52: xx, 2013, In press
Merrill JA, Yoon SM, Larson EL, Honig JA, Reame NE. Using social network analysis to examine collaborative relationships among PhD and DNP students and faculty in a research-intensive university school of nursing. Nursing Outlook 2013, In Press.
Reame, NE. Fat, Fit or Famished? No clear answers from the Women’s Health Initiatve about diet and dieting for longstanding hot flashes. Menopause 2012; 19: 956-958.
Smith YR, Bowen L, Love TM, Berent-Spillson A, Frey, KA, Persad CC, Reame NE, Koeppe RA, Zubieta, JK. Early initiation of hormone therapy in menopausal women is associated with increased hippocampaland posterior cingulated cholinergic activity. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Nov; 96 (11):E1761-70
Kelli Hall, K. O’Connell White, N. Reame, C. Westhoff. Studying the use of oral contraception: a review of measurement approaches. J Women’s Health 19: 2203-2210, 2010.
Nirenberg, A.,Reame, N., Cato, K. & Larson, E. (2010). Factors Associated with Oncology Nurses’ Use of National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) for Chemotherapy-Induced Neutropenia (CIN) and Febrile Neutropenia (FN)./Oncology Nursing Forum 37:765-73, 2010
Berent-Spillson, A. Persad C, Love T, Tkaczyk A, Wang H, Reame N, Frey K, Zubieta JK, Smith Y. Early menopause hormone use influences brain regions used for visual working memory. Menopause 2010 July;17 (4):692-9.
Rouen P, Lukacs J, Reame NE. Adipokine concentrations in non-obese women: A study of reproductive aging, body mass index and menstrual cycle effects. Biological Research for Nursing (special issue: Women’s Health, N Woods, editor)2010 July; 12 (1):54-61.
Reame NE, Lukacs JL, Padmanabhan V, Eyvazzadeh A, Smith Y and Zubieta JK. Black cohosh has central opioid activity in postmenopausal women: evidence from naloxone blockade and PET imaging studies. Menopause vol 15, 2008.
Reame NE, Lukacs JL, Olton P, Ansbacher R, and Padmanabhan V. Differential effects of aging on activin A and its binding protein follistatin across the menopause transition. Fertility and Sterility, 2007; 88:1003-1005.
Honors & Awards
2009 Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
2008 National Mentor, Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholars Program, (inaugural year)
2007 Trudy Bush Lectureship, Institute for Women's Health, Virginia Commonwealth U.
2002-2008 Board of Trustees, North American Menopause Society
2001 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
1997 Member, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
1996-1997 IOM/American Academy of Nursing Distinguished Nurse Scholar
1991-1996 Director and PI (NIH U54) National Center for Infertility Research, University of Michigan
1984-2005 Our Bodies, Ourselves. Ch 25 Infertility and Assisted Reproduction (2005); Ch 12 Sexuality and the Menstrual Cycle (1984; 1992; 1996) Simon & Schuster, NY.
1984 Fellow, American Academy of Nursing

2007-present Co-director, Biobehavioral Core, P30 Center for Evidence-Based Practice in the Underserved, School of Nsng
2007-2008 Chair, PhD Transition Committee, School of Nursing
2005-present Chair, DNSc/PhD Program Committee, School of Nursing
2005-present Director, CTSA Pilot Clinical Collaborative and Translational Science, Irving Institute
2005-present Member, Advisory Board, WHO Collaborating Center, School of Nursing
2005-present Member, Executive Committee, Irving Institute of Clinical and Translational Research, School of Medicine
2005-2008 Member, Clinical Research Center Scientific Advisory Committee, Irvining Institute
2005-2007 Member, Office of Research Resources Advisory Committee, School of Nursing

Professional Memberships
2010 Society for Clinical and Translational Science
2005-present Eastern Nursing Research Society
1997-present Institute of Medicine
1990-present North American Menopause Society
1984-present Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (formerly AAN Council of Nursing Researchers)
1984-present American Academy of Nursing
1982-present Endocrine Society
1980-present Am Association for the Advancement of Science
1980-present American Society for Reproductive Medicine
1980-present Society for Menstrual Cycle Research

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