Charles (Charly) J. Lockwood, MD, MHCM

Senior Vice President, USF Health
Dean, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

At USF Health, Dr. Lockwood leads the Morsani College of Medicine and the Colleges of Nursing, Public Health and Pharmacy; the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences; and the School of Biomedical Sciences. He also oversees the USF Physicians Group. He took the leadership role on May 5, 2014.

Dr. Lockwood is internationally known for his research expertise in obstetrics and gynecology and has received multiple awards. He has authored more than 270 peer-reviewed publications, 80 chapters and reviews, 141 editorials, authored or co-authored three books and edited seven textbooks. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. He is the recipient of multiple research grant awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the March of Dimes and other foundations. Dr. Lockwood has chaired and/or served on multiple committees of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, NIH, the Food and Drug Administration, and is a past president of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, the largest international reproductive science organization. He has been a tireless advocate of the training of physician scientists.

Dr. Lockwood, 59, earned a Sc.B., magna cum laude, with distinction, from Brown University; his medical degree was obtained from the University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine and he has a Master of Science in Health Care Management from the Harvard School of Public Health. He served his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital and his fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at the Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Before joining USF Health, Dr. Lockwood spent three years as the dean of the Ohio State University College of Medicine and vice president of Health Sciences. Prior to joining the Ohio State, Dr. Lockwood spent nine years as the Anita O’Keeffe Young Professor of Women’s Health and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the Yale University School of Medicine. Prior to his post at Yale, he served as the Stanley H. Kaplan Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the New York University School of Medicine from 1995 to 2002, and as acting director of NYU’s Kaplan Comprehensive Cancer Center from 1998 to 2000. His previous appointments include the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and the faculty of Tufts University.

Dr. Lockwood’s clinical interests include the prevention of recurrent pregnancy loss, preterm delivery, and maternal thrombosis. He has been named to the Castle & Connelly Survey, Best Doctors list for many years as well as the best doctors list of New York and Connecticut Magazines. He has been credited with leading a research team that discovered fetal fibronectin, the first biochemical predictor of prematurity. Dr. Lockwood also is relocating his research lab to USF Health.

Pending the recommendation of the Faculty and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Lockwood will be recommended for tenure to the USF Board of Trustees at the rank of full professor.