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    Deborah A. Penava, MD, FRCSC, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Deborah A. Penava, MD, FRCSC, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Dr. Penava reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Penava is an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. She is a member of the research committee for the department and past Director of Undergraduate Education. Dr. Penava is actively involved in the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC). She served as chair of the Women's Health Policy Committee until 2006.

    Education and Training

    MD: University of Western Ontario, London, ON, 1994

    Residency: University of Western Ontario, London, ON, 1994?1999

    Fellowship in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 1999

    MPH: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 1999?2000

    Certifications

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

    American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

    Academic Appointments

    University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, London, ON:

    • Associate Professor, 2007?present
    • Assistant Professor, 2000?2007

    Financial Disclosure

    This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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