Dr. David Chelmow has been the department of OB/GYN chair since 2010 and he's also the Leo J. Dunn Professor of OB/GYN. His clinical interests include the full scope of the OB/GYN specialty, particularly woman's preventative services, cervical cancer screening and prevention, caesarean delivery techniques (particularly wound closure and the prevention of wound complications), prenatal care and gynecologic care of women living with HIV.
Prior to VCU, Dr. Chelmow was on the faculty at Tufts Medical School for 18 years, where he served as residency program director, Division Chief for General OB/GYN and IRB Chair. He is active in a number of national organizations, including serving on the Board of Directors of the American Board of OB/GYN. Additionally, he is President of the Council of University Chairs and Treasurer of ASCCP (American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology). He is also editor in chief of the Medscape OB/GYN Reference and serves on the Residency Review Committee for OB/GYN.