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Rhoda Sperling

  • PROFESSOR Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
  • PROFESSOR Medicine, Infectious Diseases
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Biography

    Dr. Rhoda Sperling is the Research Director and Vice Chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science.

    She has formal training in obstetrics/gynecology, infectious diseases, and epidemiology.  She is an experienced clinical researcher and women's health practitioner and has contributed to clinical practice guideline committees (sponsored by federal and local agencies as well as professional societies) encompassing a broad range of topics related to infectious diseases and women's health.  Currently, her funded research projects are focused in the areas of immunologic changes in pregnancy and in adult vaccination. 

    Appointments by phone only at the 1176 5th Avenue Office

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Sperling did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2013 and/or 2014: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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