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Philip Darney, MD, MSc
Philip Darney, MD, MSc

Distinguished Professor
Director, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

[email protected] 

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Contact Information
Mailing Address: UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health
3333 California Street, Suite 335
San Francisco, CA 94143-0744
(for FedEx or UPS use 94118)
Telephone: (415) 476-4911
Fax: (415) 502-8479
Administrative Support

Kendra O'Connor, Research Analyst
(415) 476-4891

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Research/Clinical Interests:

Abortion, Contraception, Preventive medicine, International reproductive health, Contraception development, Family planning program evaluation, Abortion technology, services & training

Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
1964 University of California, Berkeley B.A. Psychology
1968 University of California, San Francisco M.D. Medicine
1972 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine M.Sc. Medical Demography
Achievements & Recognition
Year Major Honors
1992 U.S. Representative, International Planned Parenthood Federation 40th Anniversary Assembly, New Delhi
1999 UCSF Chancellor's Award for Public Service
2000 The Alvin F. Goldfarb, M.D., Lectureship, North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
2001 Named a "Top Doctor" by Castle-Connolly Medical
2001 Scientific Program Chair for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Districts 6, 7 and 9 Annual Meeting
2001 Included in "500 Most Trusted Physicians in the Bay Area," San Francisco Magazine
2002 Chosen by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals and Planned Parenthood Federation of America as the Allan Guttmacher Lecturer
2002 Chief, Pro Tempore, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University
2002 Distinguished Service Award, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, UCSF
2003 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Section Award for "an outstanding activity effectively furthering the objectives of the College"
2004 Carl S. Schultz Award "for major contributions to reproductive health", American Public Health Association
2004 Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
2005, 07 Outstanding Teaching Award from the Residents, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UCSF.
2008 Excellence in UCSF Medical Student Teaching Award
2010 UCSF Chancellor’s Award for the Advancement of Women