Errol R. Norwitz, MD, PhD, MBA

Tufts Medical Center

Dr. Errol Norwitz is the Louis E. Phaneuf Professor and Chair of OB/GYN at Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He completed his medical training at the University of Cape Town (South Africa), his PhD at Oxford University (England) on a Rhodes Scholarship, and his OB/GYN Residency and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship at Brigham & Women’s/Massachusetts General Hospitals and Harvard University. He received his MBA from the Questrom School of Business at Boston University. He is also a Founding Investigator of the Mother Infant Research Institute (MIRI) at Tufts Medical Center. He is the author of 12 textbooks, 90 book chapters, and more than 250 original research articles and reviews. His research has been supported by NIH/NICHD and March of Dimes. His areas of research interest include the genetics of adverse pregnancy outcome and the molecular regulation of parturition, both at term and preterm. Most recently, he was appointed Chief Scientific Officer at Tufts Medical Center.