Erica E. Marsh, MD, MSCI, FACOG, is the S. Jan Behrman Collegiate Professor of Reproductive Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School and Chief of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in the Department of OBGYN. She is also Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at University of Michigan. She is the Founder and Director of the Women’s Health and Reproductive Disparities Collaborative (onWHARD), a group committed to advancing reproductive health through meaningful research, empowering education, and committed advocacy. She is also the Director of Community Engagement for the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research, the NIH-funded CTSA program at UM.
Dr. Marsh graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and cum laude from Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency at the Integrated OBGYN Residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital followed by a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility fellowship at Northwestern University. She also earned a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation from Northwestern.
Dr. Marsh has received millions of dollars in funding to support her research and has published significantly in the area of fibroids, and health disparities in reproductive health. She investigates drivers of the extensive extracellular matrix (ECM) seen in uterine fibroids and the role of microRNA in its development. She is also interested in the interplay between obesity and glucose dysregulation and fibroid development.
Dr. Marsh is a committed community advocate, scientific mentor, and proponent of community-engaged research. She actively builds partnerships to develop relevant research agendas with diverse teams inclusive of community members and organizations, faculty colleagues, fellows, residents, and students to conduct socially-meaningful research and support positive research experiences.