Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Simon Laboratory


Meet the members of the Simon lab below. We welcome requests for information about our work and collaboration opportunities.

Principal Investigator

Melissa Simon

Melissa Simon, MD MPH
m-simon2( at )
Vice Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
George H. Gardner, MD, Professor of Clinical Gynecology
Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology-General/Preventive Medicine and Medical Social Sciences
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Research Staff


Jen Cooper, MPH
jennifer.cooper( at )
Research Project Manager

Erika la Riva

Erika E. de la Riva, MA
e-riva( at )
Research Project Manager


Marcie Kirschner, MPH, CHES
marcie.kirschner( at )
Research Project Manager

Ivy Leung

Ivy Leung
ivy_leung( at )
Chinatown Patient Navigation Coordinator


Samuel Mendez
samuel.mendez( at )
Research Study Assistant

Shaneah Taylor

Shaneah Taylor, MPH
shaneh.taylor( at )
Research Manager


Laura Tom, MS
laura.tom( at )
Clinical Research Associate

Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Fellows


Lynn Yee, MD
Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellow Northwestern University

Technical Staff


Charito Bularzik
cbularzik( at )
DuPage Patient Navigator


Cindy Chan
cindy1_chan( at )
Chinatown Patient Navigator


Ann Yau
Ann.Yau( at )
Chinatown Patient Navigator