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Faculty Detail    
Name WILLIAM WARD HURD
 
Campus Address 176F 1039 Zip 7333
Phone  (20-5) -030
E-mail  whurd@uabmc.edu
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Education
Undergraduate  University of Alabama at Huntsville    1975  BS 
Graduate  University of Alabama School of Medicine    1979  MD-MSc 
Residency  University of Cincinnati    1983  Residency- OB/GYN 
Fellowship  University of California, San Francisco    1989  Repro Endo & Infertility 
Graduate  University of Massachusetts, Amherst    2011  MPH 


Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  OB/GYN   OB/GYN - Reproductive Endocrinology Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Hurd has practiced clinical reproductive endocrinology and infertility for over 3 decades at a number of Universities and currently holds the academic ranks of Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University School of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. His clinical interests include infertility, in vitro fertilization and polycystic ovary syndrome. He is the past Chief Medical Officer of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Hurd has edited a number of textbooks, including “Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery” with Tommaso Falcone, now in its 3rd edition.



Research/Clinical Interest
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Description
Dr. Hurd's research has focused primarily on infertility, IVF, insulin resistance and surgical safety, and he has authored more than 150 articles and chapters.

Keywords
Infertility, IVF, insulin resistance, surgical safety