Dr. Kurt Barnhart is the Assistant Dean for Clinical Research Operations and Associate Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and the Director of Reproductive Research at the University Of Pennsylvania. He is a Professor in both the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Epidemiology. He received his Medical Degree at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and his M.S.C.E. degree (Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics) at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Board Certified in obstetrics and gynecology as well as reproductive endocrinology and infertility.Dr. Barnhart's current research interests are focused on clinical and epidemiologic aspects of reproduction including ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, infertility, family planning and prevention of HIV. His research papers have appeared in journals such as Fertility and Sterility, Human Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Journal of the American Medical Association and The New England Journal of Medicine. He also has served on numerous NIH Study Sections and Scientific Committees of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Barnhart is a member of the Editorial Boards of Fertility and Sterility and Menopausal Medicine and is an Associate Editor of Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety.