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University of South Florida

Dr. Charles Lockwood elected president of national Ob/Gyn group

Charles J. Lockwood, MD, MHCM, was named President of the American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society (AGOS) at the group’s annual meeting held in September in Chicago.

Dr. Lockwood, senior vice president for USF Health and dean of the Morsani College of Medicine, served as president elect for the group since fall 2016.  He 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 Health Care, the faculty group practice of the Morsani College of Medicine.