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Lee Shulman

Lee ShulmanLee P. Shulman, MD, FACMG, FACOG

Dr. Shulman is the Anna Ross Lapham Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chief of the Division of Clinical Genetics at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.  He also serves as the Co-Director of the Cancer Genetics Program of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and the Director of the Northwestern Ovarian Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Program.  Dr. Shulman was graduated from Cornell University in 1979 with a BA degree in the College Scholar program.  He then attended Cornell University Medical College where he received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1983.  Dr. Shulman completed an internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at North Shore University Hospital – Cornell University Medical College in 1987.  From there he completed a fellowship in Reproductive Genetics at the University of Tennessee, Memphis and then served on the Ob/Gyn faculties of the University of Tennessee, Memphis and the University of Illinois at Chicago before coming to Northwestern University.  Dr. Shulman is a member of and holds leadership positions in numerous regional, national and international organizations that pertain to the health and care of women.  A frequent contributor to the peer-reviewed and informational literature with over 150 peer-reviewed articles and over 60 book chapters, Dr. Shulman’s major research interests are in reproductive and cancer genetics, contraception, menopause, women’s healthcare advocacy and botanical interventions in women’s health.