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Lynn Marie Westphal - Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility), Emerita

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Dr. Lynn Westphal is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics. She is the former Director of the Fertility Preservation Program, former Director of the Third Party Reproduction Program, and former Director of the REI Fellowship. Her interest in fertility preservation for cancer survivors led her to set up one of the first oocyte cryopreservation programs in the country. She has held numerous national leadership positions and was the President of the Fertility Preservation Special Interest Group of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine from 2008-2009. She was the Director of Women’s Health at Stanford from 2005-2012. In 2012, she co-founded the Stanford Center for Health Research on Women and Sex Differences in Medicine (WSDM) and served as co-director of the program for two years.