Cheltenham High School Hall of Fame

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Winnifred Berg Cutler

class of 1962
inducted in 1996

Winnifred Berg Cutler

Biologist & Author

Since graduating from Cheltenham High School in 1962, Dr. Winnifred Berg Cutler has strived to educate women and their doctors on female health issues. After graduating from Ursinus College, Dr. Cutler earned her Ph.D. in biology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1979 and did her postdoctoral work in behavioral endocrinology at Stanford University, where she founded the Stanford Menopause Study. The author of six books on women's health, Dr. Cutler co-founded the University of Pennsylvania Women's Wellness Program in 1985, and served as its first Scientific Director. Dr. Cutler founded the Athena Institute for Women's Wellness, the first program of its kind to open in the Delaware Valley. Dr. Cutler has published over 30 scientific papers in medical journals and holds several patents. She has spoken to medical societies, business groups, and television and radio audiences all over the world on issues concerning women's health. Dr. Cutler is a member of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology and the International Academy of Sex Research.