Gwendolyn P. Quinn, Ph.D.


Gwendolyn P. Quinn, Ph.D.

Educational and Institutional Background

Florida State University BS Child Development/ Family Relations
Florida State University MS Educational Psychology
Florida State University Cert Program Evaluation
Florida State University Phd Educational Psychology
University of South Florida Cert Biomedical Ethics

Current Positions

  • Livia Wan Endowed Chair and Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York University, New York, NY
  • Professor, Departments of Population Health and Division of Medical Ethics, New York University, New York, NY

Role in ECHO

Dr. Quinn serves as MPI of ECHO Training Program. In this role, she shares responsibility with Dr. Vadaparampil to provide administrative and scientific leadership as well as oversee the overall management of the training program.

Research background

Dr. Quinn (she/her) is the Livia Wan MD Endowed Chair and Vice Chair of Research at New York University in the Department of OB-GYN and professor in the departments of Population Health and the Division of Medical Ethics and a senior member of the Perlmutter Cancer Center. She is a fellow in the New York Academy of Science and Medicine and the New York Obstetrical Society. She serves as a board member for the Alliance for Fertility Preservation and the SGM task force of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Quinn’s research focuses on improving patient/family/physician communication through examination of barriers and benefits of health care use and access from multi- stakeholder perspectives and mixed methods approaches. Her current research and training efforts are in the areas of: reproductive health and ethics, sexual and gender minorities, and fertility preservation, quality of life issues in pediatric, adolescent & young adult and LGBTQ+ cancer populations, and cancer clinical trials (including minority barriers to participation); and training researchers to conduct research with high risk populations. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, The American Cancer Society, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The V Foundation, and LiveStrong. She is the author of over 300 scientific papers and book chapters.