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Lee P. Shulman

Lee 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. He also serves as the Co-Director of the Cancer Genetics Program of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, the Director of the Northwestern Ovarian Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Program and the Medical Director of Reproductive Genetics Institute and Insight Medical Genetics. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a Founding Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics.

After graduating Cornell, Lee attended Cornell University Medical College where he received his MD in 1983. He completed an internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at North Shore University Hospital – Cornell University Medical College in 1987 and then a fellowship in Reproductive Genetics at the University of Tennessee, Memphis, eventually becoming the Director of Reproductive Genetics in 1994. In 1999 he relocated to the University of Illinois at Chicago where he was Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Molecular Genetics and Deputy Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director of the Divisions of Reproductive Genetics and Ambulatory Care Services and medical director of the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health. He moved to Northwestern in 2003.

Dr. Shulman has been recognized in the list of “Top Doctors” in Chicago (2007-14) and the US (2005-14). He is Editor-in-Chief of Yearbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, is a Contributing Editor for The Journal of Reproductive Medicine and Executive Editor of Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 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.

He met his wife of 32 years, Laura (née Friend, Cornell ‘80) at Cornell and they have two children, Becky (Becker) and Andrew.