Dolores J. Lamb

Baylor College of Medicine

Dolores J. LAMB, Ph.D. is Director of the Center for Reproductive Medicine, the Lester and Sue Smith Chair in Basic Urologic Research, Vice-­Chair for Research, and Professor in the Departments of Urology and Molecular and Cellular Biology. She is an investigator in the fields of urology,male reproduction, infertility steroid hormone action and growth regulatory mechanisms. Her
experience is unique, as she has extensive background in both the clinical diagnostic and basic science
arenas in urology and human male infertility and congenital urological birth defects. Dr. Lamb was honored
as the first recipient of the Distinguished Researcher Award by the American Society for Reproductive
Medicine in recognition of her lifelong achievements in reproductive research, the Ramon Gutierras Lecture at the AUA for her contributions to Urology, and The Distinguished Andrologist Award from the American Society of Andrology. She is Past-­President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. She is past-­ President of the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology of the
American Society for Reproductive Medicine. She is past-­President of the Society for the Study of Male
Reproduction of the American Urological Association, Society for Basic Urologic Research, Society for Women in Urology, American Association of Bioanalysts and past-­Secretary and Past President of the American Society of Andrology. She has trained over 86 M.D., Ph.D.,
MD/PhD fellows (of whom 8 are now department chairmen), 14 residents, 9 graduate students and 54
undergraduate students. In 2007 she received the Distinguished Mentor Award from the American
Urological Association Foundation. Dr. Lamb directs a T32 training grant and a K12 Urology and NICHD
Men's Health Research Career development grants. Importantly, she has a long-­standing interest in the
genetic and genomic basis of male infertility and congenital genitourinary birth defects since the
early 1980s.


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