Linda Shortliffe

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Linda Shortliffe
Professor of Urology, School of Medicine
Member, Bio-X
Member, Child Health Research Institute
Supported by the Iris F. Litt, M.D Fund
Faculty Research Fellow, 2012-13

Linda Shortliffe is a Professor of Urology in the School of Medicine. She received her A.B. from Harvard College, and went on to receive her M.D. from Stanford University (1975), later returning as an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Urology) in 1981. Among her many honors and awards, she has been named one of the Top Doctors (Urology) by US News & World Report in 2011. 

Her research interests include Pediatric Urology, as well as  trying to define risk factors that may be involved in urinary tract obstruction, vesicoureteral reflux, and infectious uropathies. Current work includes:
1. Risk factors to urinary tract and renal function during pregnancy
2. Quantitative imaging parameters and renal function
3. Examination of sex hormones and effect on urinary tract development
4. Hypnosis during urinary tract evaluation (with Dr. David Spiegel)  

Further information is available from her website