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Dr Florence P Haseltine

[Dr Florence Haseltine]

Professor, Nursing-Grad
Last Updated: October 25, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Bio-Informatics
innate immunity

Research Keywords

Research Keywords
Sex Differences, Genomics

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Women' Health
Biology of Sex Difference

Biography

Biography

Prior to coming to UTA she was the Director of the Center for Population Research of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Haseltine consults in the area of medical and biomedical research for developers of databases, scientific software, webpage designers, and manufacturers of medical devices. For 25 years she had a small business, that manufactured containers to protect wheelchairs, for which she holds both design and business patents. Her current activities include developing mobile apps, among them Embryo and Human Genome.
She is currently the Medical Director of the North Texas Genome Center and is in charge of testing members of the UTA community for the infection of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).

She received her undergraduate degree in Biophysics from the University of California-Berkeley in 1964, and her Ph.D. in Biophysics in 1970 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She obtained an M.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1972, interned at the University of Pennsylvania, and did her residency at Boston Hospital for Women (Brigham & Women’s Hospital). Before moving to NIH, she was an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale University School of Medicine. She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and the National Academy of Inventors, and in 2012 received the Lifetime Achievement Award for the Health and Dignity of Women and Girls from the Friends of the United Nations Population Fund.

Education

Education

    • 1972 MED in Medicine
      Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, 1972
    • 1970 PhD in Biophysics
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1970
    • 1964 BA in Biophysics
      University of California, Berkeley, 1964

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2020 Administrative Medical License, Texas Medical Board

Appointments

Appointments

    • May 1985 to May 2012 Center Director
      Center for Population Research, NICHD, National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, MD)
    • July 1976 to May 1985 Associate Professor
      Ob/Gyn and Pediatrics, Yale University Medical School (New Haven, CT)

Memberships

    • 2016 to Present National Academy of Inventors
    • 2006 to Present Organization for the Study of Sex Differences
      Founding member
      The Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD) is a unique scientific organization that seeks to enhance knowledge of sex/gender differences by facilitating interdisciplinary communication and collaboration among scientists and clinicians of diverse backgrounds.
    • Jan 2000 to Present American Society for Cell Biology
      Member Public Policy Committee
    • Oct 1993 to Present National Academy of Medicine
      Chair, Nominating Committee Section 5
    • Jan 1990 to Present Society for Women's Health Research
      Founder and Board Member
      The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) is a national nonprofit dedicated to improving women’s health through science, policy, and education.
    • Jan 1980 to Present American Association for the Advancement of Science
      Board Member and Fellow

Awards and Honors

    • Sep  2019 PCOS Challenge Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association
    • Dec  2015 Fellow sponsored by National Academy of Inventors
    • Dec  2013 Alma Dea Morani, MD Renaissance Woman Award sponsored by Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine
    • Dec  2013 Lifetime Achievement Award for the Health and Dignity of Women and Girls sponsored by Friends of UNFPA
    • Dec  2011 Group award for iPhone Embryo App sponsored by National Library of Medicine
    • Dec  2003 Distinguished Service Award sponsored by American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
    • Dec  2001 Barbara Eck Menning Founder’s Award sponsored by Research!America
    • Dec  1998 Kilby Laureate Award sponsored by Kibly Foundation
    • Dec  1996 Kass Lecturer sponsored by Harvard University
    • Dec  1996 Women in Science Award sponsored by American Medical Women’s Association
    • Dec  1994 Albert Einstein Distinguished Alumna sponsored by Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    • Dec  1994 Public Health Service Superior Service Award sponsored by Department of Health and Human Services
    • Dec  1993 Fellow sponsored by AAAS
    • Dec  1993 Honoree sponsored by American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science
    • Dec  1993 Outstanding Learning Disabled Achiever Award sponsored by The Lab School of Washington
    • May  1993 Elected to the National Academy of Medicine sponsored by National Academy of Medicine

Publications


      1981
      • Journal Article
        Ultrasound examination of pubertal girls and of patients with gonadal dysgenesis.
        [Genel, M, Viscomi, G, Taylor, KJJ, Haseltine, FlorenceP, Cabrol, S]. Journal of Adolescent Health: Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. 1(3), 185-192.

      1979
      • Journal Article
        Failure of fetal creatine phosphokinase for the prenatal diagnosis of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
        [Mahoney, MJ, Banker, BQ, Caskey, CT, Hobbins, JC, Haseltine, FLorenceP, Stephens, JD, Golbus, MS]. The New England Journal of Medicine. 300(15), 860.

      1979
      • Conference Proceeding
        Updating counseling approaches for women medical students.
        [Anderson, L, Haseltine, FlorenceP].(9), 90. "First Regional Conference on Women in Medicine".

      1981
      • Research Report
        : Ultrasound examination of pubertal girls and of patients with gonadal dysgenesis.
        [Genel, M, Viscomi, G, Taylor, KJJ, Haseltine, Florence, Carol, S]. Journal of Adolescent Health: Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. 1(3), 185-192.
      • Research Report
        Differences in the structure of A and B forms of human monoamine oxidase.
        [Breakfield, XO, Murphy, DL, Buchsbaum, MS, Haseltine, Florence, Pintar, JE, Cawthon, RM]. Journal of Neurochemistry. 37(2), 363-372.
      • Research Report
        Genetic approach to gynecologic and obstetric problems.
        [Haseltine, Florence]. Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 8(1), 89-110.
      • Research Report
        The Visible Women
        [Haseltine, Florence]. A.E.C.O.M. News. 12.

      1980
      • Research Report
        - Cystic fibrosis and thrombocytopenia purpura in a pregnant patient.
        [Berkowitz, RL, Haseltine, Florence, Friedman, A]. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 300(5), 511-514.

      1978
      • Research Report
        Moving up: role models, mentors, and the "patron system."
        [Rowe, MP, Haseltine, Florence, Shapiro, EC]. Sloan Management Review. 19, 51-58.
      • Research Report
        Moving up: role models, mentors, and the "patron system."
        [Rowe, MP, Haseltine, Florence, Shapiro, EC]. Sloan Management Review. 19, 51-58.

      1977
      • Research Report
        Prenatal diagnosis of Duchenne's muscular dystrophy.
        [Golbus, MS, Caskey, CT, Banker, BQ, Hobbins, JC, Haseltine, Florence, Mahoney, MJ]. The New England Journal of Medicine. 297(18), 968-973.
      • Research Report
        Why be a role model when you can be a mentor?
        Women's Leadership and Authority in the Health Professions at Santa Cruz
        [Haseltine, Florence].

      1971
      • Research Report
        Bacterial inactivation of transforming deoxyribonuclease.
        [Fox, MS, Haseltine, Florence, Cohn, F]. Journal of Bacteriology. 107(3), 888-899.
      • Research Report
        Bacterial inactivation of transforming deoxyribonuclease.
        [Fox, MS, Haseltine, Florence, Cahn, F]. Journal of Bacteriology. 107(3), 889-899.

      1970
      • Research Report
        Heterogeneity of competent cultures of bacillus subtilis.
        [Haseltine, Florence].

      1968
      • Research Report
        Fractionation of transformable bacteria from competent cultures of bacillus subtilis on renografin gradient
        [Fox, MS, Haseltine, Florence, Cahn, F]. Journal of Bacteriology. 95, 867.
      • Research Report
        Fractionation of transformable bacteria from competent cultures of bacillus subtilis on renografin gradient
        [Haseltine, Florence]. Journal of Bacteriology.(95), 867.

      1971
      • Cited Research
        Bacterial inactivation of transforming deoxyribonuclease.
        [Fox, MS, Haseltine, Florence, F, Cahn]. Journal of Bacteriology. 107(3), 889-899.