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OSU College of Medicine Appoints New Dean

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Charles J. Lockwood, MD Courtesy The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Charles J. Lockwood, MD, MHCM, has been named as dean of The Ohio State University (OSU) College of Medicine. He joins OSU from Yale University School of Medicine, where he served for nine years as the Anita O'Keeffe Young Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. Dr. Lockwood will also serve as vice president for health sciences.

Dr. Lockwood's primary clinical interests include preterm delivery, maternal thrombophilias, and the prevention of recurrent pregnancy loss. He is recognized for his contribution to the development of fetal fibronectin, and his research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health and the March of Dimes, as well as private foundations.

After earning his MD at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Lockwood completed residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital and a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the Yale-New Haven Hospital. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in coagulation at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, where he then served as Director of Perinatal Research. Prior to joining the faculty at Yale, Dr. Lockwood was chair of OB/GYN at New York University. He earned his MS from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr. Lockwood is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies and Sigma Xi and Alpha Omega Alpha honor societies. He is the past chair of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Committee on Obstetrical Practice and ACOG's document review committee. He has also served as secretary-treasurer and president of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation.

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