2017 Board of Directors

    AUGS members are represented by a 13 member Board of Directors who is responsible for setting the overall strategic direction of the society. The Board is comprised of five officers and eight Directors-at-Large. The officers of the society include a President, President-Elect, Vice President, Immediate Past President and a Treasurer.

    For more information on how you can become involved on the AUGS Board or a committee, please click here. To view the AUGS Bylaws, please click here. To view the AUGS Conflict of Interest Policy, please click here.

    Terms expire at the conclusion of the annual scientific meeting for the year indicated.


    Halina M. Zyczynski, MD
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Corporate Disclosures: None
    Term Expires: 2017

    President Elect
    Charles R. Rardin, MD, FACOG, FACS
    Associate Professor, OB/GYN
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    Providence, RI
    Corporate Disclosures: Research Grant,  Solace Therapeutics; Research Grant, Pelvalon Inc; Speaker's Bureau, Symposia Medicus
    Term Expires: 2017

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    Vice President
    Geoffrey W. Cundiff, MD, FACOG, FACS, FRCSC
    University of British Columbia, OB/GYN
    Vancouver, BC Canada
    Corporate Disclosures: None
    Term Expires: 2017


    Raymond T. Foster, Sr, MD, MS, MHSc.
    University of Missouri School of Medicine
    Columbia, MO
    Corporate Disclosures: None
    Term Expires: 2018


    Immediate Past President
    Douglass S. Hale, MD
    Methodist Hospital of Indiana
    Indianapolis, IN
    Corporate Disclosures: Research Grant, Allergan
    Term Expires: 2017




    Rony A. Adam, MD
    Vanderbilt University
    Nashville, TN
    Corporate Disclosures: None
    Term Expires: 2018

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    Jeffrey L. Clemons, MD 
    MultiCare Health System
    Tacoma, WA
    Corporate Disclosures: Author Royalties, UpToDate
    Term Expires: 2019

    Shawn A. Menefee, MD 
    Kaiser Permanente, San Diego
    San Diego, CA 
    Corporate Disclosures: None
    Term Expires: 2017


    Mikio A. Nihira, MD, MPH 
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    Oklahoma City, OK
    Corporate Disclosures: Research Grant, Astora; Research Grant, Salix; Research Grant, Pacira, Research Grant, Cook; Consultant/Advisory Board, Astellas
    Term Expires: 2018

    Adam C. Steinberg, DO
    Hartford Hospital
    Hartford, CT
    Corporate Disclosures: Consultant/Advisory Board, Astora
    Term Expires: 2017 


    Jennifer M. Wu, MD, MPH
    UNC-Chapel Hill
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Corporate Disclosures: Consultant, Proctor and Gamble; Reserach Grants, Pelvalon, Boston Scientific
    Term Expires: 2019


    PFD Research Foundation Chair
    Sandra R. Valaitis, MD
    University of Chicago Hospital
    Chicago, IL
    Corporate Disclosures: Consultant/Advisory Board, Allergan
    Term Expires: 2017


    Karen L. Noblett, MD
    PFD Research Foundation Vice Chair
    University of California Riverside School of Medicine
    Riverside, CA
    Corporate Disclosures: Research Grant, Consultant/Advisory Board, Boston Scientific; Research Grant, Allergan; Consultant/Advisory Board, Medtronic; Consultant/Advisory Board, Astellas
    Term Expires: 2017

    ACOG Representative

    Charles C. Kilpatrick, MD
    Baylor College of Medicine 
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
    Term Expires: 2016

    ABOG Representative

    Linda Brubaker, MD, MS
    Dean and Chief Diversity Officer - Stritch School of Medicine
    Loyola University Chicago
    Term Expires: 2016

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    Executive Director
    Michelle Zinnert, CAE

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