Dolores J. (Dorrie) Lamb, Ph.D., is an investigator in the fields of urology, male infertility, steroid hormone action, prostate cancer and genitourinary birth defects. Her experience is unique as she has an extensive background in both the clinical diagnostic and the basic science arenas in men’s health, as well as having a remarkable record of achievement in the mentoring and development of clinician-scientists.
Dr. Lamb is a high-complexity clinical laboratory director certified by the American Board of Bioanalysts (ABB) and a clinical chemist certified by the National Registry of Clinical Chemists. She currently serves as Secretary-Treasurer of the American Board of Bioanalysists. Dr. Lamb’s current primary research interests are in the genetic basis of non-obstructive azoospermia and associated health risks for the father and offspring conceived by an assisted reproductive technology and in the genomic basis of genitourinary anomalies and the causes underlying this most common, but frequently under-reported group of birth defects in the male. She is past president of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, American Society of Andrology, Society for Basic Urologic Research, Society of Women in Urology, American Association of Bioanalysts, Society for the Study of Male Reproduction, Society for Male Reproduction and Urology, Women in Andrology.
Dr. Lamb has been recognized by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine as the first Distinguished Researcher, the American Society of Andrology with the Distinguished Andrologist Award, The Society for the Study of Male Reproduction Distinguished Urologist award, as well as by the American Urological Association for significant contributions in the field of reproductive urology. She was named Distinguished Alumna of the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the SWIU/SBUR Award for Excellence in Urologic Research. She received awards from the American Urological Association’s Foundation for Distinguished Mentoring, the Faculty Educator Award for Extraordinary Contributions and Mentoring in the Urologic Basic Sciences from Baylor College of Medicine, The Society of Women in Urology Christina Manthos Mentoring award and the Endocrine Society’s Laureate Award for Mentoring. She was also the Ramon Gutierras Lecturer and John Duckett Memorial Lecturer at the AUA’s annual meeting for her lifetime contributions to the field of Urology.