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UNC’s Dr. David Grimes to be honored by Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

CHAPEL HILL – David A. Grimes, M.D. will receive an honorary fellowship from the Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

April 18, 2007 

UNC’s Dr. David Grimes to be honored by Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

CHAPEL HILL – David A. Grimes, M.D. will receive an honorary fellowship from the Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
     
The award, which is bestowed on persons of eminence who have rendered exceptional services to the science or practice of sexual and reproductive health care, will be presented to Grimes on June 21 at a ceremony in London, England.
     
Grimes is a clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology and a fellow at UNC's Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. He also is vice president for biomedical affairs at Family Health International in Research Triangle Park. His research interests include intrauterine devices (IUDs), emergency contraception, Cochrane reviews in family planning and research methods. He also is one of a small number of physicians nationwide who is board-certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and preventive medicine.

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