1. Carolyn L. Westhoff, MD

    • Department of Epidemiology
    • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
      Division of Family Planning and Preventive Services
    • Department of Population and Family Health
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    Dr. Westhoff received her B.S. and medical degree from the University of Michigan and a Master’s Degree from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her clinical and research focus is on contraception, the development of new contraceptive technology, and the evaluation of current methods. Dr. Westhoff has served as principal investigator on numerous research studies and has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. In 2010, the Society of Family Planning recognized her accomplishments honoring her with a Lifetime Achievement Award. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.

    Honors and Awards

    • C. Lalor Burdick Award, National Abortion Federation, 2005
    • American Gynecoloical and Obstetrical Society, elected, 2006
    • NAMS/Warner Chilcott Innovations in Perimenopausal Contraception Research Award, 2007
    • Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, elected, 2007
    • Roy Pitkin Award, Best article in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2008
    • NFPRHA Dr. Allan Rosenfield Award for Access to Quality Family Planning, 2009
    • American Women’s Medical Association, Women in Science Award, 2010
    • PRCH, Dr. Wm. Rashbaum Award, 2010.
    • Society of Family Planning Lifetime Achievement Award, 2010.
    • Roy Pitkin Award, Best article in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2011
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    Provider Information

    Board Certifications

    • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Areas of Expertise

    • Birth Control
    • Family Planning
    • Gynecology

    Primary Location

    • 1790 Broadway
      Floor: 12
      New York, NY 10019
      Phone:
      (212) 305-9368
      Appointment:
      (212) 305-9368
      Fax:
      (212) 305-5610

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    Biographical Detail

    Academic Appointments

    • Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
    • Professor of Epidemiology at CUMC
    • Professor of Population and Family Health at CUMC

    Education And Training

      Education & Training

    • University of Michigan Medical School
    • Residency: Henry Ford Hospital
    • Fellowship: Kings County Hospital Center

    Gender

    Female

    Languages Spoken

    • French
  2. publications

    For a complete list of publications, please visit PubMed.gov