Jerome F. Strauss

Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

Jerome F. Strauss 3rd holds M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. He has served as a Dean of the School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University and Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, VCU Health System since September 2005. From 1992 to 2005, Dr. Strauss served as a Professor of obstetrics and gynecology and the founding director of the Center for Research on reproduction and women's health of the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. Dr. Strauss has been internationally recognized for his research and research training programs, which have been sponsored continuously by the National Institutes of Health for more than 20 years. He also has served as an elected officer or member of many national and international medical science organizations. In recognition of his outstanding achievements and internationally renowned scholarship, Dr. Strauss was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 1994. Dr. Strauss has published over 400 journal articles, book chapters, and academic texts devoted, amongst other subjects, to the regulation of steroid hormone synthesis in the ovary and placenta. Over the years, he has contributed to the international scientific community as an editor and editorial board member for journals in the gynecology and obstetrics discipline as well as general scientific publications such as Science. He has held dozens of hospital and administrative appointments during his 29-year career at the university. He has received numerous awards and honors in the field of women's health. He is a Member of the US Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Strauss holds a medical (M.D.) in 1974 and doctorate (Ph.D.) degree in 1975 in molecular biology from University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Strauss earned a B.S. degree from Brown University in 1969. Dr. Strauss continued his postgraduate training at the University of Pennsylvania and joined the faculty in 1976.

Biography Updated on 26 April 2011

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