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Hugh Taylor MD

Anita O'Keeffe Young Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Chair of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine; Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale-New Haven Hospital

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Hugh Taylor, MD

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Mailing Address

  • Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

    PO Box 208063

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8063

    United States

Hugh Taylor
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Biography

Dr. Taylor is the Anita O'Keeffe Young Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine and Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is also Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental biology at Yale University. His clinical interests include IVF, infertility, endometriosis, implantation, menopause, uterine anomalies and DES exposure.

Dr. Hugh Taylor received his undergraduate training at Yale University and received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale. His postdoctoral training included a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility as well as a fellowship in Molecular Biology, both at Yale.

Dr. Taylor is a board certified specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Reproductive Endocrinology. His clinical research centers on implantation, endometriosis and menopause. His basic science research focuses on uterine development, the regulation of developmental gene expression by sex steroids, endocrine disruption, and on stem cells. He is a recipient of ten National Institutes of Health research grants and directs The Yale Center for Reproductive Biology. Dr. Taylor has published more than 300 articles and in leading medical journals. He is the Editor-In-Chief of Reproductive Sciences.  He has served as President of the Society for Reproductive Investigation and will be president of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in 2021.  He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine.  

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Connecticut (1988)
  • BA
    Yale University, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry (1983)
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Board Certification
    AB of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology (1999, recertified: 2018)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (2002, recertified: 2017)

Activities

  • International advisory board
    Kenya 2010
    Translational research at the IPR, National Museums of Kenya

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Best research in reproductive medicineIVI Foundation2013
Honoree of the YearEndometriosis Association2012

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