Departments & Organizations
Dr. Shannon Whirledge received her B.S. in Biology and B.A. in Political Science in 2003 from Winthrop University and was awarded her Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology in 2009 from Baylor College of Medicine. She continued her studies in reproductive endocrinology as an NIH IRTA fellow at the NIEHS. During her postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Whirledge received her Masters in Health Science in Clinical Research from Duke University. In 2016, she joined the faculty of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine.
Dr. Whirledge is an active member of the Endocrine Society, Women in Endocrinology, and the Society for Reproductive Investigation. Dr. Whirledge is an editorial board member for Endocrinology and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for other journals within the fields of Cell Biology and Reproductive Sciences.
Education & Training
|MSc||Duke University, Master of Health Science in Clinical Research (2016)|
|PhD||Baylor College of Medicine, Molecular and Cellular Biology (2009)|
|IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow||NIH-NIEHS|
Honors & Recognition
Eugenia Rosemberg Abstract AwardEndocrine Society (2019)
Women in Endocrinology Young Investigator AwardWomen in Endocrinology (2017)
Global Leadership AcademyEndocrine Society (2017)
NIEHS Paper of the YearNIEHS (2017)
Rodbell AwardSTL, NIEHS (2016)
Yale Pathways-Reproductive Physiology Club (2017 - Present) Outreach program for local high school students to discover the science of reproduction.
Status of Women in Medicine (2016 - Present) Liaison for the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Endocrinology (2016 - 2019) Editorial Board Member
Endocrince Society (2016 - 2019) Selected member of the Basic Science Focus Group