Meet the Research Team

(l to r: Dr. Kurt Barnhart and Elizabeth Steider)

(l to r: Dr. Kurt Barnhart and Elizabeth Steider)

WHCRC Administrators

  • Dr. Kurt Barnhart


  • Kelly Timbers

    Director of Operations

  • Elizabeth Steider

    Director of Regulatory Affairs

  • Valerie Baldwin

    Executive Coordinator

  • Vivian Robinson-Conti

    Executive Administrative Assistant

Principal Investigators

Research Nurses and Nurse Practitioners

  • Karen Lecks, CRNP
  • Maureen Prewitt, RN, CCE

Clinical Trials Now Recruiting!

Active Clinical Trials

Fertility and the BRCA gene

Studies on the Epigenetic Regulation of Human Pregnancy in  Fertile and Infertile Couples and Placental Parameters Sub-Study

Research study for women with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding due to Uterine Fibroids


Paid research study seeking healthy women who are not at risk for pregnancy

IUD study for current Mirena users

Infertility study

Non-hormonal intrauterine device