The United States Society for Developmental Origins of Health and Disease was founded in 2016 and is an affiliate of the International DOHaD Society.  Our organization is focused on all facets of the study of the fetal origins and early life programming of health and disease.  While our primary focus is to promote the research principles of DOHaD, we also strive to support trainees and early career investigators in their scientific and professional development.



  • President: Dr. Michael Ross, UCLA LABiomed
  • Secretary: Dr. Mina Desai, UCLA LABiomed
  • Treasurer: Dr. Ganesa Wegienka, Henry Ford Health System