School of Medicine announces Paul Stumpf, M.D., as Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology chairman

10/24/2007 7:00:00 AM

The University of Nevada School of Medicine has named Paul Stumpf, M.D., to head its Las Vegas-based obstetrics/gynecology department.

"Dr. Stumpf is an excellent addition to our faculty," said John A. McDonald, M.D., Ph.D., vice president for health sciences and dean. "He brings a wide range of clinical and research experience to the School of Medicine and will serve our students, residents and patients well."

Stumpf, a board-certified physician in obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive endocrinology, most recently served as vice-chair for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chief of Reproductive Endocrinology at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in New Jersey. Concurrently, he also served as clinical professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center. Prior to those appointments, he was Director of the Female Endocrine Division of Shore In Vitro Fertilization and Institute for Reproductive Medicine in New Jersey, Program Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chief of Reproductive Endocrinology at Meridian Health System's Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

As chairman of the department at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Stumpf will teach third- and fourth-year medical students as well as serve patients in the University Health System, the medical school's integrated clinical practice.

He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists (ACOG), a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the American College of Surgeons and is a charter member of both the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists and the Society of Reproductive Surgeons.

Stumpf works on many medical society activities at the local, regional and national levels, and was chair of ACOG's Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Committee, among others.

Stumpf has written and published numerous articles, book chapters and abstracts on obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive endocrinology for professional and scientific publications over the last 20 years. He earned his medical degree from the State University of New York and the Health Science Center in Brooklyn followed by his obstetrics and gynecology residency at the University of Southern California Medical Center in Los Angeles where he also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in reproductive endocrinology.


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