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Professor Dr. Bart C.J.M. Fauser, MD, PhD, DFNWC

© NWC - Professor Dr. Bart C.J.M. Fauser, MD, PhD, DFNWC - Professor of Reproductive Medicine, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands - Chairman, Steering Committee for Infertility Guidelines, World Health Organization - Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - http://www.newwestminstercollege.ca

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Professor Dr. Bart C.J.M. Fauser, MD, PhD, DFNWC

Professor Dr. Bart C.J.M. Fauser is a Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College. He is a Professor of Reproductive Surgery with a distinguished record of ethical leadership. Professor Fauser has been invited to speak at over 250 lectures at international scientific meetings, and has authored 150 major international book chapters, including most major textbooks in the field, including Yen & Jaffe, leslie de Groot, and Gardner. He is Editor-in-Chief, textbook ‘Molecular Biology in Reproductive Medicine’, Parthenon Publishing, UK, 1999, and Editor-in-Chief, textbook ‘Reproductive Medicine; Molecular, genetic and cellular essentials’ (second edition), Parthenon Publishing, UK, 2003.

Professor Dr. Fauser’s current professional appointments include:

  • 2015 to present: Editor, Reproductive Biomedicine Online
  • 2015 to present: Visiting Professor and Senior lecturer, Womens Clinic London, UK
  • 2014 to present: Member, Executive Board, Alpha (Scientist in Reproductive Medicine)
  • 2013 to present: Member, Executive Board, International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology
  • 2013 to present: Visiting Professor, School of Pediatrics and Reproductive Health, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • 2012 to present: Member of the Board, ZonMW/NWO (National Medical Research Counsel)
  • 2011 to present: Visiting Professor, University of Siena, Italy
  • 2010 to present: Visiting Professor, University of Southampton, UK
  • 2004 to present: Professor of Reproductive Medicine, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2004 to present: Chairman Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (intermittently since 2004), University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2004 to present: Manager of Research and Education, Division of Woman and Baby (Departments of Obstetrics, Neonatology, Reproductive Medicine and Gynecology, and NIDOD laboratories), University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Professor Dr. Fauser’s previous professional appointments include:

  • 2006-2014: Waarnemend Opleider Cluster, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2004-2013: Chairman, Management Team, Division Woman and Baby, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2003-2008: Saal van Zwanenberg Professor, Center of Reproductive Medicine, Free University Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2001-2003: Vice Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Waarnemend opleider cluster Rotterdam; and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dijkzigt Academic Hospital and Erasmus Medical School
  • 1997-2003: Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology, Erasmus University Medical School
  • 1991-2003: Head, Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director, Center of Reproductive Medicine
  • 1995-2001: Visiting Teaching Professor, Center of Reproductive Medicine, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1991-1997: Associate Professor, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
  • 1993-1995: Visiting Professor, Division of Reproductive Biology, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford University
  • 1986-1991: Assistant Professor, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
  • 1979-1980: Medical Doctor, Royal Dutch Army, Schaarsbergen, The Netherlands

Professor Dr. Fauser’s medical training and education include:

  • 1987-1988: Post-doctoral Fulbright Scholar, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of Californi­a, San Diego
  • 1981-1986: Resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Groot Ziekengasthuis, ‘s-Hertogenbosch and St. Radboud University Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 1985: Ph.D. degree with thesis in ‘LH-RH and reproductive function in the human male’, Catholic University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 1980-1981: Research Fellow, St. Radboud University Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 1971-1979: Medical School, Catholic University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Professor Dr. Fauser’s consultancies and other memberships in scientific advisory boards and pharmaceutical companies include: Organon, Ardana, Preglem, Gedeon Richter, Andromed, Pantarhei Bioscience, Schering Plough, OvaScience, Finox, Euroscreen, Ferring, Actavis, Watson, and AGIS, a health care provider.

Professor Dr. Fauser’s professional memberships and registrations include:

  • 2013 to present: Member, Gender Alliance Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
  • 2011 to present: Chair, Steering Committee for Infertility Guidelines Development, World Health Organization
  • 2010 to present: Member, Audit Committee, International Federation of Fertility Societies
  • 2007 to present: Member, International Horizontal Scanning Scientific Committee, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority
  • 2006-2013: Co-founding Member and Scientific Director, International Society of Mild Approaches in Assisted Reproductive Technologies
  • 2003-2012: Member, Gezondheidsraad
  • 2003-2006: Chair, Commissie Pre-implantatie Genetische Diagnostiek and Screening, Gezondheidsraad
  • 2002-2004: Chairman and Founder, Ethics Committee, Dutch Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 1995-2001: Chairman, Special Interest Group in Reproductive Endocrinology, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology
  • 1992-1994: Committee Member,  National AGIKO Committee (Representative, Erasmus MC)
  • 1986: Registration as Sub-specialist in Reproductive Medicine, MSRC
  • 1986: Registration as Obstetrician and Gynecologist, MSRC

Professor Dr. Fauser’s honours and awards include:

  • 2015: Distinguished Fellow, New Westminster College
  • 2007-2013: No. 5 Most Cited European Researcher in Reproductive Medicine, Lab Times
  • 2013: Robert Edwards Annual COGI Lecture, Vienna, Austria
  • 2012: Dexeus Clinical Scientist Award, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2011: IVI Clinical Science Award, Valencia, Spain
  • 2009: Frederick Naftolin Award for Mentorship, Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Glasgow, Scotland
  • 2008: Honorary Membership, Middle East Fertility Society
  • 1996-2007: No. 10 Most Cited European Researcher in Reproductive Biomedicine, Lab Times
  • 2004: Arnaldo Bruno International Award for Research in Gynecology, Academia Dei Lincei, Rome, Italy

As a Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College, Professor Dr. Bart C.J.M. Fauser is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.

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