7th Annual Dr. Bernard Guyer Lectureship in Public Health

Monday, October 2, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Class of '62 Auditorium (G-9425) 415 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester NY, 14642

"The Importance of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception"

Peipert__Jeffrey__Headshot_sized.jpgJeffrey F. Peipert, MD, PhD

Dr. Peipert is the Clarence E. Ehrlich Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Indiana University School of Medicine. He was the Principal Investigator of a large prospective study, the Contraceptive CHOICE Project, which recruited 9,256 women and successfully followed them for 2-3 years for contraceptive effectiveness, satisfaction, and continuation rates. Other studies conducted by Dr. Peipert include: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development-funded randomized trial of a computer-based intervention to encourage dual method contraceptive use to prevent unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, and a randomized trial of therapy for pelvic inflammatory disease (PEACH Study). Dr. Peipert’s research interests are family planning, sexually transmitted infection prevention, and public health.


This lectureship is endowed by Brewster C. Doust, MD, and is presented in partnership with the Center for Community Health and the Departments of Medicine, Public Health Sciences, OB/Gyn, and Pediatrics. 


  • Free Parking available in the Medical Research Building (Lot 8 – at the corner of Kendrick Road and Elmwood Avenue).
  • ASL interpreters or other accommodations are available upon request.
  • For any questions please email CenterforCommunityHealth@URMC.Rochester.edu or (585) 224-3050

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