Anne Etgen, PhD
Anne Etgen is a professor emerita in the departments of neuroscience, psychiatry, and behavioral sciences, pediatrics, and obstetrics and gynecology and women’s health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her research focuses on determining the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which the ovarian steroid hormones regulate brain function. In addition to being an internationally recognized leader in the field of neuroendocrinology, Etgen has also dedicated much of her career to fostering the recruitment and advancement of women and underrepresented minorities in science. She has an impressive record of mentoring female graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who went on to establish successful careers in research, academics, and the pharmaceutical industry. At the national level, she has worked on multiple programs aimed at promoting diversity and advancing women in neuroscience. Etgen earned her PhD from the University of California, Irvine.