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New Board Officers, Subspecialty Chairs and Division Members Begin Terms


Dallas, Texas (July 23, 2018) New board officers, Chairs of Subspecialty Divisions, and Subspecialty Division Members for The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) officially started their new appointments on July 1.  The positions are as follows:


Board of Directors

President - Andrew J. Satin, MD

Dr. Dorothy Edwards Professor and

Director (Chair) of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Obstetrician/Gynecologist-in-Chief

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Term:  4 years

 

Immediate Past President - Deborah Driscoll, MD

Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Luigi Mastroianni, Jr. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Professor of Genetics

Professor of Pediatrics

The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Term:  2 years

 

Vice President - Anita Blanchard, MD

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

University of Chicago Medicine

Term:  2 years

 

Treasurer - Laurel Rice, MD

Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department

Ben Miller Peckham, MD, PhD, Distinguished Professor and Chair

University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

Term: 4 years

 

Director- At-Large - Ronald D. Alvarez, MD, MBA

Chairman and Clinical Service Chief, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Term: 6 years

 

Subspecialty Committee Chair - Jeanne Sheffield, MD

Director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Term: 2 years

 

Chairs of Subspecialty Divisions

Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery - Marlene M. Corton, MD, MSCS

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

UT Southwestern Medical School

 

Division of Gynecologic Oncology - Fidel A. Valea, MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

 

Division Members of Subspecialty Divisions

 

Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery - Matthew D. Barber, M.D., MHS

Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Duke University School of Medicine

 

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility - Emily S. Jungheim, M.D., MSCI

Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology

REI Fellowship Program Director        

Washington University School of Medicine

 

About ABOG

The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) is an independent, non-profit organization that certifies obstetricians and gynecologists in the United States. Founded in 1927, ABOG is one of 24 specialty Boards recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties. Based in Dallas, ABOG serves candidates and diplomates in the United States and Canada in the specialty of obstetrics and gynecology, plus several subspecialties, including Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility; Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Gynecologic Oncology; and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. ABOG also offers a continuous certification (Maintenance of Certification) program.