Christine Mauck, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Mauck joined Daré in 2016 and serves as the company’s Medical Director. Prior to joining Daré, she worked for CONRAD for 23 years and was involved in clinical trials of contraceptives and products to prevent vaginal HIV acquisition. Previous positions included Medical Reviewer at the United States Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Division of Reproductive and Urological Drug Products, Assistant Director in Gynecology and Reproductive Research at the R.W. Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Ortho Pharmaceuticals Co., and consultant to the Population Council, Center for Biomedical Research. She also provided direct patient care on a full-time and then part-time basis for 18 years.

Dr. Mauck has authored over 90 publications on spermicides, microbicides, systemic hormonal contraceptives, and barrier contraceptives, as well as guidelines for vaginal colposcopy, clinical trials of microbicides, and the use of biomarkers in vaginal product research.

Dr. Mauck received a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Wright State University, where she completed an undergraduate honors thesis on the immunology of pregnancy and graduated summa cum laude. She completed her MD at the University of Michigan Medical School, and a family practice internship in Battle Creek, Michigan. She did her residency in Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, and also received a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Department of Population Dynamics at Johns Hopkins. She is board certified in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine and is licensed to practice medicine in Maryland.