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Sandra Carson, M.D., FACOG


Dr. Carson has served as a member of our Board since June 2020. Dr. Carson is a Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Director, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Yale University. Most recently, she served as the Emeritus Vice President for Education at the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG) from August 2018 to February 2019 and Vice President for Education from March 2013 to August 2018. Prior to joining ACOG she served as Professor and Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Brown University from January 2007 to February 2013. She had previously directed the Assisted Reproductive Technology programs at the University of Tennessee (1986-1998) and the Baylor College of Medicine from October 1998 to June 2007. Dr. Carson is one of the foremost leaders in the field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility and she has published over 150 papers, received numerous competitive grants and had a major impact on the field. She has held multiple national leadership positions including President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), Member of the council of the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development, Head of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Division of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG), Director and Vice President of the ABOG board and Vice President of ACOG. Dr. Carson served on the U. S. Food and Drug Administration’s Fertility and Maternal Health Drugs Advisory Committee from July 1992 to July 1996 and the from 2007 to 2009. Dr. Carson is a board-certified OB/GYN. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree and completed her residency fellowship training at Northwestern University Medical School and fellowship training at Michael Reese Hospital Medical Center, University of Chicago.