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 Center for 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’s research centers on identifying behavioral determinants to improve health communication initiatives. The common theme throughout her research is the application of social marketing toward the promotion of improved communication between patients and providers concerning use of and access to health care services. For the past fifteen years, she has applied these principles to health communication in the context of: Fertility Preservation, LGBT reproductive health, Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnoses, and Quality of Life issues in Pediatric, Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Populations, and cancer clinical trials (including minority barriers to participation).