Dr. Philip Darney reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. His areas of research and clinical interests include abortion, contraception, preventive medicine, international reproductive health, contraception development, family planning program evaluation, and abortion technology. Dr. Darney has authored 200 scientific papers, scholarly reviews, and book chapters on contraception and gynecology. He has conducted clinical and acceptability trials of implant, injectable, and oral contraceptives; contragestins; and intrauterine devices. Dr. Darney is Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California and Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at San Francisco General Hospital in San Francisco, California.
Education and Training
MD: University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1968
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
MSc: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK, 1972
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Board of Preventive Medicine
University of California, San Francisco, CA:
This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.