Charles Lockwood

Charles Lockwood, MD

Vice President Health / Dean Co, USF Health Vp Office

Senior Vice President, USF Health

Dean, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

Professor, Ob-Gyn, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

Professor, COPH Dean's Office

Professor, Health Policy and Management, USF College of Public Health

Contact Info 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa FL 33612

Academic Email: cjlockwood@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone:(813) 974-0533

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  • MS, Health Care Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 2009
  • MD, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1981

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Women & Children's Health

Research Interests

  • Pathogenesis of, and biomarkers for, preterm birth and preeclampsia; Regulation of decidual progesterone receptor expression; Regulation of endometrial hemostasis and angiogenesis; Decidual natural killer (NK) cell biology; and Health care finance and delivery models


  • The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (Fellow, 2018 - Present)
  • Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Member, 2018 - Present)
  • American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine (Fellow, 2018 - Present)
  • American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society (President, 2017 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Rachel G, Sinkey Jasmin Lacevic Tea Reljic Iztok Hozo Kelly S, Gibson Anthony O, Odibo Benjamin Djulbegovic Charles J, Lockwood. Elective induction of labor at 39 weeks among nulliparous women: The impact on maternal and neonatal risk PLOS ONE. , 2018.
  • Casale TB, Teng MN, Morano JP, Unnasch T, Lockwood CJ. Zika virus: An emerging infectious disease with serious perinatal and neurologic complications. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology. 141(2) : 482-490, 2018. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29273403
  • Shapiro JP, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Kayisli UA, Semerci N, Huang SJ, Arlier S, Larsen K, Fadda P, Schatz F, Lockwood CJ. Thrombin impairs human endometrial endothelial angiogenesis; implications for progestin-only contraceptive-induced abnormal uterine bleeding. Contraception. 95(6) : 592-601, 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28433626
  • Arlier S, Murk W, Guzeloglu-Kayisli O, Semerci N, Larsen K, Tabak MS, Arici A, Schatz F, Lockwood CJ, Kayisli UA. The extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2 triggers angiogenesis in human ectopic endometrial implants by inducing angioblast differentiation and proliferation. American journal of reproductive immunology (New York, N.Y. : 1989). 78(6) , 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28921734
  • Kumar D, Moore RM, Mercer BM, Mansour JM, Mesiano S, Schatz F, Lockwood CJ, Moore JJ. In an in-vitro model using human fetal membranes, 17-╬▒┬áhydroxyprogesterone caproate is not an optimal progestogen for inhibition of fetal membrane weakening. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 217(6) : 695.e1-695.e14, 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29031893
  • Hu Z, Cheng J, Xu J, Ruf W, Lockwood CJ. Tissue factor is an angiogenic-specific receptor for factor VII-targeted immunotherapy and photodynamic therapy. Angiogenesis. 20(1) : 85-96, 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27807692
  • Guzel E Arlier S Guzeloglu-Kayisli O Tabak MS Ekiz T Semerci N Larsen K Schatz F Lockwood CJ Kayisli UA. Endoplasmic reticulum stress and homeostasis in reproductive physiology and pathology. Int J Mol Sci. 18(4) , 2017.
  • Schatz F Guzeloglu-Kayisli O Arlier S Kzayisli UA Lockwood CJ, . The role of decidual cells in uterine hemostasis, menstruation, inflammation, adverse pregnancy outcomes and abnormal uterine bleeding Hum Reprod Update. 22(4) : 497-515, 2016.
  • Chedraui P Solis EJ Perez-Lopez FR Schatz F Kayisli U Escobar GS Loja-Chango R Hidalgo L Lockwood CJ, . Umbilical cord plasma interferon-induced protein 10 (IP-10) and interferon-induced T cell alpha chemoattractant (ITAC) levels are lower in women with severe preeclampsia J Perinat Med. 44(3) : 291-294, 2016.
  • Mhatre MV Potter JA Lockwood CJ Krikun G Abrahams VM. Thrombin augments LPS-induced human endometrial endothelial cell inflammation via PAR1 activation. Am J Reprod Immunol. , 2016.


  • Lifetime Achievement Award (Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine - 2017)
  • Fellow (American Association for Advancement of Science - 2016)
  • Beacon Award (NICHD Frontiers in Reproduction - 2015)
  • President's Distinguished Scientist Award (Society for Reproductive Investigation - 2013)
  • Member (National Academy of Medicine (Formerly National Institute of Medicine) - 2010)