Women's Health and Education Center (WHEC)

Board of Directors - Dr. Howard L. Minkoff

Chairman, Maimonides Medical center
Distinguished Professor, SUNY Health Center
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Brooklyn, NY (USA)

Dr. Minkoff is a nationally recognized leader in the field of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, specializing in the field of high-risk pregnancies. His work and research in HIV and sexually transmitted diseases is known nationally and internationally both. He has authored more than 200 scientific articles, book chapters, research abstracts, clinical presentations, and multimedia educational tool. He is currently chairman of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, since 1997. In 1992 he had received distinguished service professor award from SUNY HSCB. Other noteworthy awards were given for his work and research is, Assistant Secretary of Health Awards in 1991 and Phi Beta Kappa.

Dr. Minkoff received his medical degree for Pennsylvania State Medical School in 1975. After his residency he then entered the highly regarded fellowship in Maternal and Fetal Medicine at SUNY HSCB KCHC in Brooklyn, New York. He is the editorial consultant for 20 journals and Chairs a study section on HIV for the National Institute of Health (NIH). He is also involved in the development of programs for Doctors of the World.

Dr. Minkoff's current interests include research and teaching on prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV transmission, high- risk pregnancies, development and strategy planning of the projects and programs to improve maternal health at local, national and international level.

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