Erica Louden, MD, PhD is a highly-skilled scientist and reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist focusing on all areas of reproductive health. Dr. Louden’s research efforts focus on access to care for cancer and infertile patients as well as the novel mechanism to preserve primordial oocytes during chemo and radiation therapy.

Dr. Louden, a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine, completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wayne State and her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Augusta University. During her medical training, Dr. Louden received numerous awards including the DMC/Wanye State OBGYN Research Team Leader and presented Grand Rounds on Mullerian Anomalies, a topic on which published. In addition, she authored articles for several medical journals and textbooks, clinical studies, and has had her research covered in peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Louden is an active member of many medical associations, including the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Endocrine Society, the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Erica Louden, MD, PhD Training

Doctor of Medicine, Wayne State University, 2009-2013
Post-doctoral training, Washington University in St. Louis, 2005-2009
PhD in Cellular Biology, Clark Atlanta University, 2000-2005
Bachelor of Science, Clark Atlanta University, 1996-2000

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, 2013-2017

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Augusta University, 2017-2020

Special Awards
SREI Oncofertility Preservation Fellows Education Day Award, 2018
SRI Oral Presentation 2017
Senior Research Day 2nd Place Oral Presentation, 2017
REI Resident Achievement Award 2016
Wayne Day 2nd place Poster Presentation, 2016
Pacific Coast Reproductive Society (PCRS) 2016 Scholarship Award
Pacific Coast Reproductive Society (PCRS) 2016 Poster Presentation
DMC/Wayne State Ob/Gyn Research Team Leader 2016-2017
Wayne Day Honorable Poster Mention, 2015
Wayne Day Honorable Poster Mention, 2014
Grand Rounds Case presentation: Mullerian Anomalies November 8, 2014
American Medical Association (AMA) 2010 Minority Scholars Award
Charles Vincent Scholarship, 2010
NIH T32 Grant, Junior-Post-doctoral funding
National Institute of Health RO1 DK070351 research grant
American Association for Cancer Research Minority Scholars Travel Award