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Wulf H. Utian MD, PhD, DSc



Wulf H.
MD, PhD,
is a physician, and world-renowned
researcher, author, and lecturer on menopause & infertility. He was an
early pioneer in the development of in vitro fertilization, and started the
world’s first research center on menopause in 1967. Among numerous awards, he
was honored by Good Housekeeping as “one of America’s best physicians in
women’s health,” by Ladies Home Journal as one of the “top ten researchers in
women’s health” and by the FDA with an FDA Citation “for the collective outstanding
performance of the ‘Menopause and Hormones Information Campaign’.” 


He is an independent consultant in women’s health
issues, especially regarding new drug development.  Considered to be one of the world’s most significant
authorities on menopause and women’s health, Dr. Utian is Professor Emeritus of
Reproductive Biology, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine; Visiting
Professor, University of Cape Town, South Africa, and Chairman of the Advisory
Board of Rapid Medical Research. Previously, he was Director of Obstetrics and
Gynecology at University Hospitals of Cleveland and Chairman of Reproductive
Biology at Case Western Reserve University.


He received his medical degree from the University
of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, and his PhD from the
University of Cape Town, South Africa. In 2007 he earned the DSc (Med) degree
from the University of Cape Town, it’s highest degree and awarded only 11 times
in almost 100 years. He is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and
Reproductive Endocrinology.


He is one of the three original Founders in 1976 of
the International Menopause Society, of which he is Honorary Past President,
and founder of the North American Menopause Society. He is the recipient of
multiple research grants and has studied the metabolic and psychosocial aspects
of hormones and menopause for many years. 
He was Medical Editor of Maturitas
from 1983-1993, is Honorary Founding Editor of Menopause (1994-2010), and was Editor of Menopause Management from its inception in 1987 until December


During his career, Dr. Utian has written over 200 scientific
papers related to women’s health, multiple editorials, and has authored several
books, including eight on menopause, with “CHANGE YOUR MENOPAUSE – Why one size
does not fit all”
just published in October 2011, following his successful
self-help book, “THE UTIAN STRATEGY – Is
this your problem or is this my problem
?”  in 2010.



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