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Charles Lockwood, MD

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

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Charles Lockwood, MD


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 83; 24,511 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

  • Post Doctoral
    Mount Sinai Medical School (1991)
  • Fellow
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1989)
  • Resident
    Pennsylvania Hospital (1985)
  • MD
    University of Pennsylvania Medical School (1981)
  • MS
    Harvard School of Public Health, Healthcare Management


  • 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, Central Serbia, Serbia 2003
    Visiting Professor
  • Gynecology
    Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica (2002-2004)
    Medical Missionary Work

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Member, Institute of MedicineNational Academies2010
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 Administration2007
Alpha Omega Alpha,NYU School of Medicine Chapter1998
Magna Cum Laude graduateBrown University1977
Sigma Xi, The National Research Honor SocietyBrown University Chapter 1977

Professional Service

U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationAdvisory Committee for Reproductive Drugs2004 - 2007
March of DimesScientific Advisory Committee on Prematurity2002 - 2009
NICHD Reproductive Scientist Development Program,Selection Committee2001 - 2009
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, (ACOG)Committe on Obstetric Practice1997 - 2002
American Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyBoard Examiner1996 - 2009
NIH Human Embryology and Development Study SectionStudy section1996 - 2001