Jay Schulkin, PhD

Research Professor

Joined UW Medicine:


Research Focus:

• Prenatal Care among Women with Diabetes during Pregnancy
• Neuroendocrinology
• Behavioral Endorcrinology


• Post-Graduate Training in Neuroendocrinology (Rockefeller University, 1987, University of Pennsylvania, 1985)
• PhD in Behavioral Neurosciences (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1983)
• BA in Philosophy (University of Pennsylvania, 1980)


• American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Senior Director
• Society for Neuroscience
• American Psychological Society, Fellow
• Comparative Nutrition Society

Selected Publications:

Plouffe, L. and Schulkin, J.  The clinical relevance of estrogen in cognition, mood and memory.  Journal of  the Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1998; 20:929-940.

Schulkin, J.  Melancholic depression and the hormones of adversity.  Current Directions in Psychology, 1994; 3: 41-44.