Department of Reproductive Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Department of Reproductive Medicine

Kellie Breen Church, PhD

Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Center for Reproductive Science and Medicine


Assistant Professor of Reproductive Medicine


  • PhD - University of Michigan, 2004


Link to Dr. Breen Church's lab

Contact Information:





Administrative Assistant:

  • Ruth Montouri - 858-534-1140


Research Interests

  • Neuroendocrine mechanisms controlling reproduction and fertility.

  • Mechanisms underlying the effect of stress and stress-associated disease states on fertility.

  • Early life programming of delayed or deficient fertility.


  • NIH Research Project Award (R01 HD086100), 2016-2021

  • Neena B. Schwartz Award for Excellence in Basic Science, Women in Endocrinology, 2015

  • UC San Diego Frontiers of Innovation Scholars Program (FISP) Award, 2015

  • UC San Diego Health Sciences Academic Senate Research Award, 2012 and, 2014

  • NIH Pathway to Independence Career Development Award (K99/R00 HD060947), 2010-2016

  • NIH Individual NICHD National Research Science Award (F32 HD51360), 2005-2008

  • University of Michigan Rackham Research Award, 2003


Recent Publications

For a full list of  publications in Pub Med click HERE