Leena Nahata, MD
Dr. Nahata is a board-certified pediatric endocrinologist, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and founder and medical director of the Fertility and Reproductive Health Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. As a Principal Investigator in the Center for Biobehavioral Health at the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, she is leading and collaborating on several clinical research studies focused on improving reproductive and psychosocial outcomes in pediatric populations at risk for infertility. She is contributing to fertility guidelines through multiple national and international organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatric Initiative Network of the Oncofertility Consortium, Children’s Oncology Group, PanCareLIFE, and WPATH. She is also a member of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital THRIVE team and Co-chair of the Pediatric Endocrine Society Ethics SIG.
Taylor graduated from Oklahoma State University in the Fall of 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a minor in child development. Taylor's long term goal is to obtain her Ph.D. in clinical psychology. She is interested in examining factors that impact decision making and communication in the context of serious illness to improve quality of life in youth and families.