2019 Appointed Basic Science Representative to Perinatal Research Council
2019 Appointed Member, Society of Reproductive Investigation Global Outreach Committee
2016 Mary Hellerstein Junior Faculty Professional Development Award, sponsored by Women Faculty of the School of Medicine, CWRU. Cleveland, OH.
2012 5th Isotope Tracers in Metabolic Research Course Travel Award, Little Rock, AK.
2011 Outstanding Trainee of the Year Award for oral presentation at the Heart Research Center’s 13th annual retreat. Portland, OR.
2010 NIH-NICHD New Investigator Award at the Perinatal Biology Symposium, Aspen, CO.
2010 Outstanding Trainee of the Year Award for poster presentation at the Heart Research Center’s 12th annual retreat. Portland, OR.
2007 Travel Award at the Perinatal Research Society Meeting. Savannah, GA.
2007 NIH Young Investigator Travel Award at the Perinatal Biology Symposium. Aspen, CO.
2006 Honorable mention for “Outstanding Trainee of the Year Award” for outstanding presentation at the Heart Research Center’s 9th annual scientist retreat. Portland, OR.
2006 Spring/Summer Thesis Completion Bursary, Queen’s University.
2006 Christopher Knapper Award for Excellence in Teaching, Queen’s University. Nominated for teaching in Gross Anatomy for Medical Students. This award honors Teaching Assistants who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the education of students. The selection process is entirely student-administered.
2005 Travel Award at the Ontario Hypertension Society Annual Spring Meeting. Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON.
2003 Travel Award at the Annual Meeting of the CAANCB. Ottawa, ON. (46th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Federation of Biological Societies)
2001 C.P. Leblond Research Presentation Award in recognition of the best poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Anatomy, Neurobiology, and Cell Biology (CAANCB). Ottawa, ON. (44th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Federation of Biological Societies)
2001 Award for poster presentation at the Ontario Hypertension Society Annual Spring Meeting. Huntsville, ON.
For a complete list of Dr. O’Tierney-Ginn’s publications, see: Full List
“Obesity and placental metabolism,” and “Placental metabolism and endocrinology,” University of Cambridge, Center for Trophoblast Research Annual Conference, Cambridge, UK, 2019.
“What does the placenta do with lipids?” International Federation of Placental Associations Conference, Uteroplacental Pathology & the Human Placenta Project Satellite Symposium, Portland, OR, 2016.
“Lipid metabolism and how it affects fetal growth,” American Diabetes Association 78th scientific Sessions, Placenta-derived biomarkers of adverse pregnancy outcomes in gestational diabetes symposium, Orlando, FL, 2018.
“How the maternal metabolic milieu affects placental function: implications for fetal growth,” Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, 2018.
Perrie O’Tierney-Ginn, PhD is a Principal Investigator in the MIRI. Dr. O’Tierney-Ginn’s overall interest is to understand the effect of the maternal nutritional environment (metabolism, diet, body composition) on placental function, and fetal nutrient delivery and growth. Dr. O’Tierney-Ginn’s work is funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
Please visit her external lab website at www.placentascience.com for more information.