Sherry L. Blumenthal, MD, MS Ed, Chair, is a partner in Womencare OB/GYN, on the medical staff of Abington Memorial Hospital. She is a clinical Assistant Professor at Temple University School of Medicine. Before joining Womencare, she was a full-time attending physician at Albert Einstein Medical Center.
Dr. Blumenthal served on the Advisory Council of the Pennsylvania Section of ACOG for five years, as Treasurer of the Section for three years, and then as Vice Chair.
She is also a member of the Executive Council of the Philadelphia Obstetrical Society, previously serving as representative for Health Care Action, Membership, Editor of the Newsletter, and now as liason to ACOG. She is a Fellow of ACOG, a member of Pennsylvania Medical Society and Montgomery County Medical Society and a member of the North American Menopause Society. She belongs to the Sierra Club, National Organization of Women and served as the ad hoc Travel advisor to the Philadelphia Obstetrical Society.
She received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania, her MS in Science Education at Syracuse University, her MD at Jefferson Medical College, and completed her residency at Medical College of Pennsylvania.
Kurt Barnhart, MD, MSCE, Vice-Chair, is currently the Assistant Dean for Clinical Research Operations at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Women's Health Clinical Research Center.
Dr. Barnhart is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He graduated from Tufts University and earned his MD at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and also a Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Pennsylvania. He has a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Barnhart is one of the pioneers of clinical research in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He is a member of the American Society of Reproduce Medline (ASRM) practice committee and is on the Executive Boards of the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology (SREI) and Infertility and of the American Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP). He has received continuous NIH funding for 10 years and is responsible for establishing the current standard of care for the monitoring of early pregnancy. His clinical expertise is general clinical reproductive endocrinology and infertility, assisted reproductive technologies and donor egg and he has researched the monitoring of normal and abnormal early pregnancy, outcomes following IVF, and fertility regulation.
Lynne Coslett-Charlton, MD, Treasurer, is managing partner of OB/Gyn Associates in Wilkes-Barre with clinical staff privileges at Wyoming Valley Healthcare System and Geisinger Health System. She is active in private practice and serves as Assistant Clinical Professor at The Commonwealth Medical College and volunteer staff physician at Volunteers in Medicine in Luzerne County.
Dr. Coslett-Charlton received her BS in Chemistry from Villanova University , her MD from Jefferson Medical College, and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital. She currently holds the position of Legislative Chairperson for the PA Section of ACOG and serves as the Division III Representative on the Advisory Council. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a member of the American Medical Association , and The Pennsylvania Medical Society where she has served as a delegate of the Specialty Leadership Cabinet. She resides in Luzerne County with her husband, Dr. William Charlton, and their four children.
Stephen Smith, MD, Secretary, is a practicing physician at Abington Perinatal Associates and resides in Gwynedd Valley. He serves as the Vice Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Abington Memorial Hospital and as Clinical Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Temple University School of Medicine. He is also the Associate Program Director of the residency and Medical Student Clerkship Director at Abington Memorial Hospital.
After receiving his B.S. in Chemical Engineering at Lafayette College, he obtained his M.D. degree from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He completed his residency at Abington Memorial Hospital and then a Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.