Schiff, Isaac

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SCHIFF, Isaac. American (born Canada), b. 1944. Genres: Medicine/ Health. Career: Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, QC, rotating intern, 1968-69, resident in medicine, 1969-71; Boston Hospital for Women, MA, resident in obstetrics and gynecology, 1971-73, fellow in reproductive endocrinology, 1974-76, assistant obstetrician and gynecologist, 1974-76, instructor in obstetrics and gynecology, 1974-78, founder of Menopause Clinic, 1976; New England Medical Center, Boston, resident in surgery, 1974; Harvard University Medical School, Boston, assistant professor, 1978- 81, associate professor, 1981-88, Joe Vincent Meigs Professor of Gynecology, 1988-, senior fellow for pathophysiology, Cannon Society, 1990-. Brigham and Women's Hospital, associate director of reproductive endocrinology, 1980-86, director, 1986-88, obstetrician and gynecologist, 1976-; Massachusetts General Hospital, chief of Vincent Memorial Gynecology Service, 1988-93, and Vincent Memorial Obstetrics and Gynecology Service, 1993-; Mount Auburn Hospital, member of consulting staff, 1990-. Menopause journal, editor -in-chief; Managing Menopause, Medical Advisor Board, chairman; American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, diplomate; consultant; speaker at colleges and universities. Publications: (with A.B. Parson) The Massachusetts General Hospital Guide to Menopause: What It Is, How to Treat It, How to Cope With It, 1996. EDITOR: (with C.B. Hammond and F.P. Haseltine, and contrib.) Menopause: Evaluation, Treatment, and Health Concerns, 1989; (with S. Smith, and contrib.) Modern Management of Premenstrual Syndrome, 1993; (with K.J. Carlson, S.A. Eisenstat, and F.D. Frigoletto Jr., and contrib.) Primary Care of Women, 1995; Contributor to books and medical journals. Address: Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, VBK113, Boston, MA 02114, U.S.A.