Paul Claman, University of Ottawa

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Associate Professor Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Newborn Care Reproductive Medicine Ottawa, Ontario pclaman@ottawahospital.on.ca Office: (613) 761-4865

Bio/Research

Paul Claman first undertook an A.A. in Talmudic Study, and a B.A. in pre-medicine and liberal arts at Yeshiva University in New York. He then went on to attain his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of British Columbia. This was followed by an internship at McGill University's Jewish Gen...

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Bio/Research

Paul Claman first undertook an A.A. in Talmudic Study, and a B.A. in pre-medicine and liberal arts at Yeshiva University in New York. He then went on to attain his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of British Columbia. This was followed by an internship at McGill University's Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, and a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. His subspecialty fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility was completed at Harvard Medical School, in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Claman has been practicing in the field of Reproductive Medicine at the University of Ottawa since arriving in Ottawa in 1986.

Dr. Claman is a Full Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chief of the Division of Reproductive Medicine at the University of Ottawa, and an attending physician at the Ottawa Hospital. He is a consultant and founding partner of the Ottawa Fertility Centre, and its president and director of the In Vitro Fertilization program. He is certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is also American board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. His many academic and administrative appointments have included: the National Director of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (1998-2001), Chair of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Committee of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (2004-2007), Director of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship training program (1999-2002) and the Residency Training Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology (2002-2005), both at the University of Ottawa. He has been a member of the research ethics committees at the Ottawa Hospital and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. He is also currently an examiner for the Obstetrics and Gynecology specialty examination of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Claman has authored over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and several book chapters and review articles. He has received numerous awards for research, education and community service including: Outstanding Contribution in Medical Education from the University of Ottawa in 1999, First Prize Scientific paper award at the annual meeting of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society in 1995 and 1998, Best Mentor award in 1996 for teaching residents in Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Excellence in Teaching award from the Association of Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1994, and a Community Service Award by the Tiny Treasures Nursery School in Ottawa in 1998.

Dr. Claman's areas of interest include clinical problems in assisted reproductive technology and polycystic ovarian syndrome. He is an active teacher and often invited speaker at national and international scientific meetings.


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