Jill L. Schwartz
Jill Schwartz currently has an appointment as a Medical Director at CONRAD and an Associate Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Va, USA. Dr. Schwartz received her B.A. degree in psychology from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn, USA. After obtaining her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NYC, NY, USA, she continued her medical training in obstetrics and gynecology with an internship at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, USA and a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC. She is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She completed a Fellowship in contraceptive research and family planning at the University of Pittsburgh, Titusville, Pa, USA. Dr. Schwartz served as Assistant Professor at the University Of Pittsburgh, Titusville, Pa, USA where she was a Clinical Investigator conducting contraceptive and microbicide research. She also served as Assistant Professor, Director of the Emergency Department, and Assistant Director of Ambulatory Services in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. For the past fifteen years, she has conducted clinical research including safety and pharmacokinetics studies of microbicide candidates, studies of barrier and hormonal contraceptive methods, and Phase III contraceptive studies. At CONRAD, she has been involved with all aspects of clinical research including conception and execution of projects, protocol development, site evaluation and selection, and protocol implementation. In addition, she has successfully administered the projects, collaborated with other researchers, and produced many peer-reviewed publications. Her current areas of expertise include women’s health, HIV prevention, microbicide development, genital tract pharmacokinetics, hormonal contraception, barrier contraceptive methods, and sexual transmitted infections.
Biography Updated on 12 September 2012