Dr. Lawson is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Psychiatry at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. She is a clinical and forensic psychologist specializing in reproductive health and sexual and other traumas. She joined the faculty at Northwestern in 2008 where she provides clinical consultation as well as psychotherapy related to infertility and other reproductive concerns. She also conducts research on the psychological aspects of infertility and trauma. Dr. Lawson serves as a past Chair of the Executive Committee for the Mental Health Professional Group of ASRM, is the Chair of the Mental Health track at the annual MRSi conference, and is Vice-Chair of the LGBTQ Special Interest Group at ASRM.