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Feinberg invites you to meet our faculty. Using faculty profiles, you can search for an expert, locate scientific collaborators, or identify a mentor for your training experience. The Faculty Affairs Office coordinates the academic appointment process; directs recruiting for Feinberg’s chair- and director-level positions; and supports faculty in their continued development.

At a Glance

Feinberg offers a premier medical education and top-notch research programs in large part because of the expertise, experience, and dedication of its faculty. Numbering about 4,000, the medical school's faculty roster includes some of the best minds and hearts in medicine and biomedical research. Many have gained national and international prominence.

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Amelia C Swanson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Endo and Infertility)

Amelia Swanson, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Psychiatry at Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Swanson is a licensed psychologist specializing in women's reproductive health. After completing her doctorate, Dr. Swanson completed postdoctoral training in Integrated Primary Care across the lifespan at Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, MA. In 2016, Dr. Swanson joined the faculty at University of Massachusetts Medical School/UMASS Memorial Medical Center as an attending Health Psychologist on the Consultation/Liais...

Christina L Boisseau, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Boisseau received her BS in Psychology from Duke University and her MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Boston University. She completed a predoctoral residency and a postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University, and was an Assistant Professor (Research) in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown before joining the faculty of Northwestern as an Associate Professor in the fall of 2018.

Stacy Cooper Bailey, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Dr. Bailey is a health services researcher investigating the definition and measurement of health literacy, its extent and associations with various health outcomes, and the testing of innovative and viable 'low-literacy' intervention strategies to help individuals promote, protect, and manage their health. Her research experience and interests extend across various contexts, including disease prevention, medication safety, chronic disease self-management and hospital readmissions. Her work also focuses on the broader theme of health inequalities, especially those experienced by individuals wi...

Avani V Shah, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine)

I am Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. My focus includes high risk asthma, primary ciliary dyskinesia and medical education. I also serve as the Assistant Fellowship Director of the Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship.

Tarun  Jain, MD

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Endo and Infertility)

Tarun Jain, MD is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (REI) fellowship at Brigham & Women's Hospital and his Ob/Gyn residency at the University of Washington. He holds dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Biomedical & Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MD from the University of Southern California. Dr. Jain is actively involved on national com...

Yue-Yung  Hu, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Pediatric Surgery)

Dr. Yue-Yung Hu is a pediatric surgeon at Lurie Children's. In her clinical practice, she sees infants and children with a variety of congenital and acquired diseases. Dr. Hu is also a health services researcher. As a faculty member of the Surgical Outcomes Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, she studies surgical outcomes, quality, safety, and education.

Yvonne C Lee, MD, MMSc

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and Preventive Medicine

The mission of our research is to understand the pain experience in individuals with systemic rheumatic conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and to identify the relationship between these experiences and pain pathways. This research is important because it paves the way for the development of effective pain prevention and management strategies to improve the well-being of our patients.

Meghan E O'Neill, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics)

Dr. O'Neill completed her undergraduate degree in psychology and pre-professional studies at the University of Notre Dame, her medical school degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, a general pediatrics residency at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago, and a neurodevelopmental disabilities combined residency/fellowship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She is board certified in both General Pediatrics and Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology. She enjoys practicing medicine in a multidisciplinary environment whe...

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