Daniel R. Mishell, Jr., M.D.

Lyle G. McNeile Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
BA, Stanford University (1952); MD, Stanford University School of Medicine (1955); Residency, University of California at Los Angeles County-Harbor General Hospital (1963); Research fellowship, Reproductive Endocrinology, Uppsala, Sweden (1962)
(323) 226-3377
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Dr. Mishell was Chairman of this Department from 1978 to 2005. Dr. Mishell is the Editor-in-Chief of the medical journal Contraception (1970 to present) and was editor of The Annual Yearbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health from 1974 to 2004. He is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Reproductive Medicine and serves on the boards of several other medical journals. He is consulting Senior Scientist for the Population Council’s International Committee for Contraception Research and helped this organization develop the Copper IUD, Norplant and the Contraceptive Ring.

The recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society for Gynecologic Investigation in 1994 and the Guttmacher lectureship of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals in 1999. Dr. Mishell has authored more than 260 scientific papers published in peer review journals and written more than 140 textbook chapters mainly on topics relating to contraception, reproductive endocrinology, and infertility. He has edited or co-edited 34 medical textbooks including Comprehensive Gynecology (4th edition 2001), Menopause: Physiology and Pharmacology (1988), Mishell’s Textbook of Infertility, Contraception and Reproductive Endocrinology, (4th edition 1997) and Management of Common Problems in Obstetrics and Gynecology (4th edition 2001). In 2003 he was elected as a Fellow ad eundem of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.