Patrick M. CatalanoMD
Dr. Catalano is Professor and Emeritus Chair, Reproductive Biology MetroHealth System Campus CWRU, Director Center for Reproductive Health and Director CWRU CTSC Clinical Resarch Unit at the MetroHealth Medical Center. Dr. Catalano has a long standing history, over 25 years, as an outstanding researcher on issues of maternal obesity and their relation to pregnancy outcome as well as on the impact of maternal obesity on offspring development. Dr. Catalano has received extensive recognition for his research and currently serves as a permanent member NICHD Pregnancy and Neonatology Study Section.
Dr. Catalano was appointed Chair of Reproductive biology at MetroHealth Medical Center by Dr. Berger in his capacity as Dean of the CWRU Medical School and the two have had a strong working and administrative relation ever since. Dr. Catalano has extensive research collaboration with Dr. Kirwan and Dr. Cuttler. Dr. Catalano will work with the senior leadership on all NORC matters. Capitalizing on his research expertise, Dr. Catalano will have responsibility for enhancing and expanding research activities in collaboration involving intrauterine studies in epigenetic and consequent impact on offspring.