Dr. Missmer is currently Immediate Past Chair of the Endometriosis Special Interest Group (EndoSIG) for the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), and International Advisor for the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Special Interest Group for Endometriosis and Endometrial Disorders (SIG-EED). She co-founded the Boston Center for Endometriosis in 2012 as the Scientific Director, where she designed and leads the Women’s Health Study: from Adolescence to Adulthood (A2A). That same year she co-launched the World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF) Endometriosis Phenome and Biobanking Harmonization Project (EPHect), which provides standardized tools for endometriosis-focused data and biologic sample collection. Much of Dr. Missmer’s research has focused on identifying factors that affect the risk for and consequences of endometriosis, particularly among young women and girls. Dr. Missmer received her Bachelor’s degree in biology from Lehigh University and her Master and Doctor of Science (ScD) degrees in epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health.