Cheryl K. Walker, M.D.


Obstetrics and Gynecology

Reproductive Infectious Diseases and Immunology

Perinatal Epidemiology


  • Research Professor


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Sacramento, CA 95817
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Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Walker has two primary research interests. She explores mechanisms that translate exposures experienced by women before and during pregnancy into influences that shape the developing brain. In addition, she leads a team that is developing an innovative non-hormonal contraceptive method.

Her center and program affiliations include: MIND Institute, Perinatal Origins of Disparities Center, and the Intellectual and Developmental Disability Research Center.


Maternal Fetal Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital
Perinatal Origins of Disparities Center


M.D., UC San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco CA 1985


University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1989


University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1991

Board Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1991

Professional Memberships

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

American Social Health Association

Infectious Disease Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Honors and Awards

Graduated cum laude with honors in history, 1980

Graduated cum laude with honors in history, University of California, San Francisco Chapter, 1980