Kristin M. Voegtline, Ph.D., M.S.

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  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Research Interests

My research interests lie in developmental psychobiology, with a focus on the organizing role of the maternal endocrine milieu on early human development spanning the prenatal to early childhood periods. With receipt of a NICHD K99 award, I’m evaluating the prediction of self-regulation capacity and executive functions at age 5 by maternal hormones during pregnancy. An upcoming study will extend this work to examine the functional significance of the hormonal transition associated with birth on infant reactivity and regulatory capacity, with a particular focus on the postnatal sex steroid surge observed in early infancy. more



  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions



  • M.S.; Pennsylvania State University (Pennsylvania) (2007)
  • Ph.D.; Pennsylvania State University (Pennsylvania) (2010)
  • B.S.; University of Wisconsin (Madison) (Wisconsin) (2004)

Research & Publications

Technology Expertise Keywords

Fetal development; Infant development; Child development; Pregnancy; Hormones; Testosterone; Cortisol; Temperament; Self-Regulation; Executive Functions; Parent-child interaction

Contact for Research Inquiries

Email me Phone: 410-614-3866

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