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.