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Shulman Named Lapham Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology

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January 31, 2008 | by Marla Paul
CHICAGO --- Lee P. Shulman, M.D., professor and head of the section of reproductive genetics in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, has been named Anna Ross Lapham Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Shulman also serves as medical director of the Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling and Northwestern Memorial Hospital Distinguished Physician.

His major research focus is reproductive genetics, contraception, botanical interventions in women's health and medical education.

Shulman is a member of many regional, national and international organizations that pertain to the health and care of women. He is editor-in-chief of the emedicine.com textbook and the Yearbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology; corresponding editor of the Journal of Reproductive Medicine; and associate editor of The Female Patient.

Among his numerous awards and honors, Shulman was selected to give the prestigious Irving Cushner Memorial Lectureship at the 50th annual clinical meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in 2002.

Shulman is a diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Board of Medical Genetics. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a Founding Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics.

Among his current appointments are senior lecturer in the departments of obstetrics and gynecology at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital/Rush University Medical School and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Shulman has written more than 120 peer-reviewed journal articles and more than 40 book chapters.

Prior to joining the Northwestern faculty in 2003, Shulman taught at the University of Tennessee and the University of Illinois at Chicago.
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