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Editorial Structure

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GYNECOLOGY

Office Gynecology
  • Dana R. Gossett, MD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chief, Division of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Northwestern University
  • Chicago, IL, USA
Gynecologic Infections
  • Austin Ugwumadu, PhD, FRCOG
  • Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • St. George’s Hospital, University of London
  • London, UK
Urogynecology
  • Linda Cardozo, MD, FRCOG
  • Professor of Urogynaecology and
  • Consultant Gynaecologist
  • Department of Urogynaecology
  • King’s College Hospital
  • London, UK
Surgical Techniques
  • Ellis Downes, FRCOG
  • Professor
  • Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Chase Farm Hospital
  • Enfield, London, UK
Health Care for Older Women
  • Marc P. Brincat, MRCS, LRCP, PhD(Lond), FRCOG, FRCPI
  • Professor
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • University of Malta Medical School
  • Malta

OBSTETRICS

Pregnancy overview
  • Michael S. Marsh, MD, MRCOG
  • Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • King’s College Hospital
  • London, UK
Preconceptional Counseling & Prenatal Care
  • Hassan Shehata, MRCPI, MRCOG
  • Consultant and Clinical Director
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals
  • Carshalton, UK
  • Mahantesh Karoshi, MD, MRCOG
  • Senior Registrar
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust
  • London, UK
Common Medical & Surgical Problems of Pregnancy
  • Edward R. Newton, MD
  • Professor and Chair
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Brody School of Medicine
  • East Carolina University
  • Greenville, NC, USA
Labor & Delivery
  • Edwin Chandraharan, MRCOG
  • Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
  • St. George's Healthcare NHS Trust
  • London, UK
Operative Obstetrics
  • Stergios K. Doumouchtsis, PhD, MRCOG
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • St George's Hospital
  • St George's University of London
  • London, UK
Puerperium
  • Dana R. Gossett, MD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chief, Division of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Northwestern University
  • Chicago, IL, USA
Placental Development & Pathology
  • Ivo Brosens, MD, PhD, FRCOG (honorary)
  • Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • KULeuven
  • Leuven, Belgium

MATERNAL/FETAL MEDICINE

General Considerations
  • Dev Maulik, MD, PhD, FACOG, FRCOG
  • Senior Associate Dean, Women's Health
  • Professor and Chair
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • UMKC School of Medicine
  • Kansas City, MO, USA
Medical Complications
  • Dev Maulik, MD, PhD, FACOG, FRCOG
  • Senior Associate Dean, Women's Health
  • Professor and Chair
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • UMKC School of Medicine
  • Kansas City, MO, USA
Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy
  • Amos Grunebaum, MD
  • Director of Obstetrics
  • NY Weill Medical School
  • Cornell University
  • New York, NY, USA
Fetal Physiology
  • Carl P. Weiner, MD, MBA, FACOG
  • Professor & Chair
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and
  • Professor, Integrative and Molecular Physiology
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
Obstetric Imaging, Monitoring & Special Considerations
  • Daniel W. Skupski, MD
  • Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Cornell University
  • New York, NY, USA
Antenatal Diagnosis
  • Baskaran Thilaganathan, MD, FRCOG
  • Director, Fetal Medicine Unit
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust
  • London, UK

GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY

Cervical Carcinoma
  • Lynette Denny, MD, PhD
  • Professor
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • University of Cape Town
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Endometrial Carcinoma & Sarcoma
  • Brigitte E. Miller, MD
  • Professor
  • Section Head, Gynecologic Oncology
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine
  • Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Vulvar, Vaginal & Other Neoplasms
  • David Tait, MD
  • Associate Director of Gynecologic Oncology
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Carolinas Medical Center
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
The Breast
  • Kefah Mokbel, MD, FRCS
  • Consultant Breast Surgeon
  • St. George's Hospital & The Princess Grace Hospital
  • London, UK
Special Considerations
  • Brigitte E. Miller, MD
  • Professor
  • Section Head, Gynecologic Oncology
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine
  • Winston-Salem, NC, USA

REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY AND INFERTILITY

Reproductive Neuroendocrinology
  • Danny Schust, M.D
  • Associate Professor
  • Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Division Director
  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • Columbia, MO, USA
The Ovary
  • Pablo Lavin, MD
  • Santiago, Chile
Menstruation & Menstrual Disorders
  • Lesley Regan, MD, FRCOG
  • Professor
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthetics
  • Imperial College London
  • London, UK
The thyroid and adrenal glands
  • Felice Petraglia, MD
  • Professor
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • University of Siena
  • Siena, Italy
Endocrinology of pregnancy
  • Felice Petraglia, MD
  • Professor
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • University of Siena
  • Siena, Italy
Fertility
  • Hans M. Vemer, MD, PhD
  • Gynecologist
  • Berkeley Heights, NJ, USA
  • and Consultant
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Infertility
  • Arthur Leader, MD, FRCSC
  • Professor
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology and Medicine (Endocrinology)
  • University of Ottawa
  • Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Assisted reproductive technology
  • Paul Devroey, MD, PhD
  • Centrum voor Reproductieve Geneeskunde
  • Klinisch Coördinator
  • Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
  • Brussels, Belgium

FERTILITY REGULATION

General contraceptive considerations
  • Johannes Bitzer, MD
  • Professor, Chief Physician/Chairman
  • Gynakologische Sozialmedizin & Psychosomatik
  • Universitätsspital Basel Frauenklinik
  • Basel, Switzerland
Contraception
  • Jean-Jacques.Amy, MD
  • Editor-in-Chief
  • European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care
  • Ternat, Belgium
Sterilization
  • David L. Eisenberg, MD, MPH
  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • School of Medicine
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
Primary & Preventive Care
  • Hans M. Vemer, MD, PhD
  • Gynecologist
  • Berkeley Heights, NJ, USA
  • and Consultant
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Pregnancy Termination
  • Phillip Stubblefield, MD
  • Professor and Chairman
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Boston University, School of Medicine
  • Boston, MA, USA

GENETICS

Genetics
  • Jeffrey Dungan, MD, FACOG, FACMG
  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Northwestern University
  • Chicago, IL, USA

HUMAN SEXUALITY, BEHAVIORAL & PSYCHOSOMATIC ISSUES

Human Sexuality & Behavioural Problems
  • Rik H.W. van Lunsen, MD,PhD
  • Associate Professor and Head
  • Department of Sexology & Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Division of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Academic Medical Center
  • University of Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Psychological, Psychosomatic and Related issues
  • Judith Alder, D.phil.
  • Leitende Psychologin
  • Gyn, Sozialmedizin und Psychosomatik
  • Frauenklinik Universitätsspital Basel
  • Basel, Switzerland