News & Updates

  • 2024 US DOHaD Annual Meeting Program Announced!

    We are so excited to announce keynote speakers, topic sessions, and our trainee day programming for the upcoming Annual Meeting of the US DOHaD Society! This year’s meeting theme is Exploring Translational DOHaD Science: From Cells to Communities. Our topics and speakers represents the entire spectrum of DOHaD research, representing basic science to population health!…

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  • DOHaD Job Opportunities: Dept. of Neonatology Assistant Professor

    The University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics is hiring a research scientist with experience in human milk, growth/body composition, and neurodevelopmental outcomes for preterm infants. Learn more below and contact Phu Tran, PhD for more information. Have a DOHaD job posting you’re interested in advertising? Contact us at usdohad@gmail.com!

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  • In the Know: Adolescent understanding of DOHaD concepts

    Much of our understanding of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease surrounds the importance of pre-conception through the First Thousand Days as windows of intervention and opportunities for education… but what does the next generation of parents know about DOHaD? A recent publication in the Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease by Tohi…

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  • Where is US DOHaD?: SRI 2024

    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease was a hot topic this year at the Society for Reproductive Investigation annual meeting and we were so pleased to see some of our members in attendance! The US DOHaD Society is busy preparing our own annual meeting and trainee day October 14-16 in Chapel Hill, NC – learn…

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  • Connection Corner: International Federation of Placenta Associations (IFPA) 2024

    The International Federation of Placenta Associations is hosting their annual meeting September 2-6, 2024 in Montreal, Canada! The theme for the meeting is The fabulous long destiny of the placenta: Shaping life after pregnancy. They hope to welcome new presenters and delegates from all career stages to the IFPA family. Registration for this conference will…

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  • Member Spotlight: Vasantha Padmanabhan + Renew your membership today! 

    US DOHaD Society members play a critical role in fostering community and collaboration across a diverse range of scientists, clinicians, and trainees! Today, we wanted to highlight: Vasantha Padmanabhan, MS PhD, a long-time US DOHaD Member and Professor Emerita from the University of Michigan. She was inspired to join the US DOHaD Society for its…

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  • Connection Corner: International DOHaD Webinar Series

    Did you know the International DOHaD Society hosts bimonthly webinars highlighting the work of scientists across the globe? They are free for members (US DOHaD members hold Associate Member status in the International DOHaD Society) or have a suggested donation for non-members. This month’s webinars take place on Wednesday, March 6th and Wednesday, March 20th:…

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  • In the Know: American Heart Month + DOHaD

    American Heart Month serves as a poignant reminder to prioritize cardiovascular health—a cause that resonates deeply with the foundation of the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease field! DOHaD evolved from early studies of the relationship between infant birth weight and death by ischemic heart disease. Epidemiologist Dr. David Barker’s hypothesis of this relationship spurred…

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  • US DOHaD Mixer at SRI 2024

    Are you attending the annual meeting for the Society of Reproductive Investigation (SRI)? The US DOHaD Society will be there! If you want to meet other society members, learn more about joining the society as a member, and get to know some of our society leadership, this event is for you! Whether you’re a long-time…

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  • Connection Corner: 57th Annual SSR Conference

    The Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR)’s 2024 Annual Conference will be July 15-19, 2024 in Dublin, Ireland. The theme for the 57th Annual Meeting is “Evolution of Reproductive Sciences- Where Should We Go?”. On June 15-16th, they’ll be hosting pre-conference Symposia including the Ovarian Workshop and 1st International Domestic Animal DoHad and Epigenetics Symposium. The…

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