Richard Paulson became President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine today at the Society’s Scientific Congress and Expo in Salt Lake City. He served as President of the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in 2000-2001.
Dr. Paulson is the Alia Tutor Chair in Reproductive Medicine, a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Director of USC Fertility. He is also the Chief of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Paulson also takes part in different administrative responsibilities and Committee memberships at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine.
Dr. Paulson earned his B.S. Degree Magna Cum Laude, from the UCLA, and his M.D at the University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and his subspecialty fellowship at the University of Southern California Medical Center, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Dr. Paulson served as a director of ASRM’s Board of Directors, and as the vice president and president elect of the Society. He is also an editorial editor of Fertility and Sterility. Dr. Paulson has received numerous awards and honors for his work in the reproductive field and has co-authored different articles. Dr. Paulson has authored 4 Books, 31 chapters and more than 200 articles on a range of topics in reproductive medicine for leading medical journals. He has also co-authored almost 300 abstracts and presented his research at medical conferences nationally and internationally. Some of Dr. Paulson’s areas of expertise include Fertility in Women of Advanced Age, Egg Freezing, Embryo Implantation, Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD).
Dr. Paulson believes that the ASRM Congress and Expo is a great platform in which different professionals in the reproductive field come together and share experiences and work together to advance the field of reproductive medicine. He states, “I look forward to working with the ASRM staff to meet the strategic goals of the Society.” Dr. Richard Reindollar added “I have worked with Dr. Paulson for many years in the ASRM and I am delighted to see him become President. His dedication to medicine and to his patients is second to none. The Society will benefit greatly from the energy, intelligence and compassion he brings to all that he does.”
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, founded in 1944, is an organization of more than 7,000 physicians, researchers, nurses, technicians and other professionals dedicated to advancing knowledge and expertise in reproductive biology. Affiliated societies include the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology, the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, the Society of Reproductive Surgeons and the Society of Reproductive Biologists and Technologists.