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James Segars, Jr

SegarsJamesJAMES SEGARS, JR, MD, is Professor and Director of the Division of Reproductive Sciences and Women’s Health Research in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Segars received his Bachelor of Arts and doctor of medicine from Duke University. He completed an internship in the Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia Medical Center followed by a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at Vanderbilt University. He then joined the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a Reproductive Scientist Development Program Scholar for a three-year postdoctoral fellowship in molecular biology. Dr. Segars remained with the NIH and became Head of the Reproductive Endocrinology Unit in the Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology Program at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) where his laboratory pursued translational, clinical, and basic research relevant to reproduction. He then served as Program Director for the NICHD-sponsored Clinical Reproductive Endocrinology Training Program and as Medical Director for the Walter Reed Assisted Reproductive Technology Program before being recruited to Johns Hopkins. Currently, Dr. Segars primary clinical research interests include assisted reproduction and uterine fibroids, and he is actively pursuing basic, translation, and clinical investigation of uterine fibroids.