The results of the 2016 AUGS Board Ballot have been finalized and I am pleased to announce Dr. Geoffrey Cundiff has been elected Vice President. Drs. Jeffrey Clemons and Jennifer Wu have been elected to serve as Directors-at-Large. Their terms begin at the conclusion of PFD Week 2016. I would like to thank all members who ran in an always close election.
Meet our new Board Members!
Geoffrey Cundiff, MD, FACOG, FACS, FRCSC Professor and Head, OB/GYN University of British Columbia, Vancouver Coastal, Providence Health Care, B.C. Women’s Hospital, and the B.C. Cancer Agency
Dr. Geoffrey Cundiff is Professor and Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of British Columbia, as well as the Regional Head of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Physician Program Director for the Mother & Child Program for Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. A member of AUGS since 1994, Dr. Cundiff has been an active volunteer throughout this time. He has served on the Education, Research and Membership committees and on the Board of Directors as Treasurer. Dr. Cundiff served on the Journal Task Force, as well as the Editorial Board for the FPMRS journal. Currently, he is a member of the Quality Improvement and Outcomes Research Network (QIORN).
Jeffrey L. Clemons, MD Urogynecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery MultiCare Health System
Dr. Jeffrey Clemons is in private practice as a Urogynecologist at MultiCare Health System in Tacoma, WA, where he teaches residents and participates in peer review. Dr. Clemons joined AUGS in 1999. During his time as a member, he has served on the Education and Research Committees, as editor of the AUGS Urogynecology Literature Reviews, and currently on the FPMRS Editorial Board.
Jennifer M. Wu, MD, MPH Associate Professor University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Dr. Jennifer Wu is an Associate Professor in the Department of OB/GYN at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Since joining AUGS in 2002, Dr. Wu has been actively involved with the Society. In addition to serving on the Fellows, Research and Guidelines Committees, she has participated in the Leadership Program and a number of research activities, including serving as a mentor for the Research Scholars Program.
Please join me in congratulating and welcoming our new Board members and thanking them for the time they are giving to our society.