Dr. Charles Lockwood selected for 2019 ACOG Public Service Award

Charles Lockwood, MD, MHCM, senior vice president for USF Health and dean of the Morsani College of Medicine, was recently recognized by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) with the 2019 Public Service Award.

The ACOG Public Service Award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated an enduring commitment to advancing women’s health and the ob-gyn specialization. Over his illustrious career, Dr. Lockwood has championed a wide variety of women’s health causes, leading conversations on maternal mortality, gun safety, and the hurdles faced by low-income patients. The Award committee specifically recognized Dr. Lockwood’s work as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Contemporary Ob-Gyn and its influence on the national discourse of Women’s health policy.

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists is a professional organization committed to the advancement of women’s health. Founded in 1951, and boasting over 58,000 members, ACOG is dedicated to improving Ob-Gyn education, research, advocacy, and practice. As a result of his recognition, Dr. Lockwood has been invited to speak at ACOG’s 2020 Congressional Leadership Conference to share his experiences and insight with ACOG Fellows.