29 Jul 2017

Dr Rick Legro - Obesity and fertility

From Saturday Morning, 10:05 am on 29 July 2017

Professor Richard (Rick) Legro is the Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Public Health Sciences at Penn State College of Medicine. He is an internationally recognised expert in fertility and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Professor Legro has held many important national and international roles. He is first author of four New England Journal of Medicine articles as well as many other highly regarded journals for the specialty of reproductive medicine. His topics of interest are fertility, obesity, genomics, insulin resistance, and clinical trials. Legro is in New Zealand as a guest of the University of Auckland where he will give a public lecture about obesity and fertility in women, which aims to answer the question "can we and should we treat obesity prior to conception?"

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