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.