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University of South Florida

Dr. Charles Lockwood elected President-Elect of national Ob/Gyn society

USF Health’s leader Charles J. Lockwood, MD, MHCM, has been elected president-elect of the American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society (AGOS).

Dr. Lockwood, senior vice president for USF Health and dean of the Morsani College of Medicine, is an obstetrician and is recognized internationally as a health care and research leader who is active in the professional organizations for his specialty, including being an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, serving on national boards, such as the March of Dimes, and serving as editor-in-chief of Contemporary Ob/Gyn. He is also the recipient of multiple research grant awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the March of Dimes and other foundations.

Dr. Lockwood’s clinical interests include prevention of recurrent pregnancy loss, preterm delivery and maternal thrombosis. He maintains an active laboratory at USF Health dedicated to research in these areas and oversees the USF Physicians Group, the faculty group practice of the Morsani College of Medicine.

Dr. Lockwood’s term as AGOS president-elect is for the 2016-2017 academic year, after which he will be installed as president of AGOS.