Shruthi Mahalingaiah is an assistant professor of environmental, reproductive, and women’s health in the Department of Environmental Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She serves clinically as a physician specializing in ovulation disorders, reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the Massachusetts General Hospital in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has BA from Middlebury College (majors: chemistry/Spanish, minors: physics/dance). Supported by a Thomas J. Watson III Fellowship, she lived with indigenous shamans in the Ecuadorian Amazon Basin, Andes mountains, and Bali studying the role of ritual in the healing process before matriculating to medical school. She attended Harvard Medical School and completed her residency in the OB/GYN Combined Program at Brigham and Women’s/Massachusetts General Hospital. She completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She joined the faculty at Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center in 2011 with K level funding from the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s’ Health (BIRCWH 2011–2014) and the Reproductive Scientist Development Program (RSDP 2014–2017) to study environmental exposures and incidence of benign gynecologic conditions. She completed a Master of Science in epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health in 2015. She was awarded the 2016 Endocrine Society Early Investigator award, an Ellison Family Foundation award, and an RSDP seed grant in 2017–2018 to create a pilot online study of ovulation and menstruation health.