J. Martin Tucker, MD

J. Martin Tucker, MD

Past ACOG President

Jackson, MS

Dr. J. Martin Tucker received his undergraduate, medical and residency training at the University of Mississippi. He completed his MFM fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC).

Dr. Tucker was in private practice with Jackson Healthcare for Women for 29 years while serving as affiliate faculty at the University of Mississippi (MS) School of Medicine. Dr. Tucker has served as Chief of Staff of Woman’s Hospital and Medical Director of Obstetrical Services at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS. He is a past president of the Winfred Wiser Society, the Jackson Gynecologic Society, and the UM Medical Alumni Chapter. Dr. Tucker was the 2018 UMMC Distinguished Medical Alumnus of the year.  He has chaired the MS Infant Mortality Task Force and the MS State Medical Association Council on Legislation. He is currently a member of the steering committee of the MS Perinatal Quality Collaborative and a member of the MS Maternal Mortality Review Committee.  

After serving as Secretary-Treasurer, Vice Chair, and Chair of the MS Section, Dr. Tucker was Secretary, Vice Chair, and Chair of ACOG District VII. He has chaired the Council of District Chairs and been Secretary of the College. Dr. Tucker has served on numerous ACOG committees at the section, district, and national levels, chairing several of those committees. He was a member of the AMA CPT Editorial Panel and a McCain Fellow.