Charles Lockwood, MD

Professor (Adjunct) of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences


Dr. Charles J. Lockwood is Senior Vice President for USF Health, Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine and Professor of Ob/Gyn and Public Health at the University of South Florida.  He also serves as an Executive Vice President at Tampa General Hospital. Previously he was Dean at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and chaired Ob/Gyn departments at Yale and NYU. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University, received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s in Healthcare Management from the Harvard School of Public Health. Lockwood served his Ob/Gyn residency at Pennsylvania Hospital and a Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship at Yale. His research has been funded by two decades of federal and foundation support.  He has published over 300 peer-reviewed publications (Google H-index of 80; 21,590 citations), 280 editorials, chapters and invited reviews, co-authored 5 monographs and co-edited 6 textbooks, 3 with multiple editions. He has also served on multiple journal editorial boards and is the long-standing Editor-in-Chief of Contemporary OB/GYN where his editorials have won five national publication awards. Lockwood has chaired and/or serve on numerous NIH and FDA review panels, been an examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a reviewer for LCME, and held leadership roles in multiple Ob/Gyn professional societies including serving as the President of the Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI) and the American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society. He currently serves on the National Board of the March of Dimes Foundation. He is a member of the Sigma Xi and Alpha Omega Alpha research and medical honor societies, respectively, been named to national and/or regional “Best Doctors” lists annually since 1995, and has received multiple teaching and research awards including the SRI’s Pardi Distinguished Scientist Award, the NICHD Frontiers in Reproduction Beacon Award and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award. He has been elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and of the National Academy of Medicine.

Education & Training

MD University of Pennsylvania Medical School (1981)
MS Harvard School of Public Health, Healthcare Management
Fellow Yale-New Haven Hospital
Post Doctoral Mount Sinai Medical School
Resident Pennsylvania Hospital

Honors & Recognition

  • Member, Institute of MedicineNational Academies (2010)

  • Jesse H. Neal Award for Editorials, In Contemporary OB/GYN 2005,2007American Society of Business Publication Editors, (2007)

  • Advisory Committee Service Award, Advisory Committee For Reproductive Health Drugs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research US Food and Drug Administration (2007)

  • Alpha Omega Alpha,NYU School of Medicine Chapter (1998)

  • Magna Cum Laude graduateBrown University (1977)

  • Sigma Xi, The National Research Honor SocietyBrown University Chapter (1977)

Professional Service

  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration (2004 - 2007) Advisory Committee for Reproductive Drugs

  • March of Dimes (2002 - 2009) Scientific Advisory Committee on Prematurity

  • NICHD Reproductive Scientist Development Program, (2001 - 2009) Selection Committee

  • Society for Gynecological Investigation (2001 - 2008) Served on Council, as Secretary Treasurer and President

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, (ACOG) (1997 - 2002) Committe on Obstetric Practice

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1996 - 2009) Board Examiner

  • NIH Human Embryology and Development Study Section (1996 - 2001) Study section


  • Fetal endocrine system Serbia (2008)

    Dr. Lockwood conducts research in Belgrade on the ontogeny of human fetal endocrine system.

  • Pregnancy Outcomes Italy (2008)

    Dr. Lockwood conducts research in Rome related to the prediction and prevention of adverse pregnancy outcomes associated with inherited maternal thrombophilias.

  • Ob/Gyn Belgrade, Serbia (2003)

    Visiting Professor

  • Gynecology Kingston, Jamaica (2002 - 2004)

    Medical Missionary Work

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Contact Info

Charles Lockwood, MD
Mailing Address
Office of the Dean12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC 02
Tampa, FL 33612

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