OB/GYN 1307 - OB/GYN Clinical Alert - Jul 01, 2009

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the obstetrician and gynecologist.


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Leon Speroff, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oregon Health and Science University

Peer Reviewer
Catherine Leclair, MD
Associate Professor
Department of OB/GYN
Oregon Health and Science University

Associate Editors
Frank W. Ling, MD
Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

John C. Hobbins, MD
Professor and Chief of Obstetrics
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Robert L. Coleman, MD,
Professor, University of Texas
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center


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  • Do Statistics Ever Lie?
  • The Role of Folic Acid Fortification in Preventing Fetal Cardiac Defects
  • Screening for Ovarian Cancer: One "Scissor Step" Made
  • News Brief


  • To present the latest data regarding diagnosis and treatment of various diseases affecting women, including cancer, sexually transmitted diseases, and osteoporosis
  • To present new data concerning prenatal care and complications, as well as neonatal health
  • To discuss the pros, cons, and cost-effectiveness of new testing procedures

Financial Disclosure:

OB/GYN Clinical Alert’s Editor, Leon Speroff, MD, is a consultant for Warner Chilcott. Peer Reviewer Catherine LeClair, MD, Associate Editors Frank W. Ling, MD, and John C. Hobbins, MD, report no financial relationship to this field of study. Associate Editor Robert L. Coleman, MD, is a retained consultant for GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lilly Co., Abbott Laboratories, Sanofi-Aventis, and Pfizer; and serves on the speakers bureau for OrthoBiotech.

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