Dr. Joseph Stanford

Director, Clinical Research Protocols

Joseph B. Stanford, MD, MSPH, CFCMC is Director of the Office of Cooperative Reproductive Health and Professor in the Department of Family Preventive Medicine, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

Dr. Stanford earned his MD at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine in Minneapolis. He completed his residency in family medicine at the University of Missouri in Columbia. He also earned an MSPH and completed an academic fellowship at the University of Missouri.

Dr. Stanford has authored or coauthored numerous articles concerning pregnancy, prenatal care, natural family planning, fertility, and related topics.  His research has been funded by the NICHD, the CDC, and several private foundations. He is actively involved in many professional associations, including the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, the American Academy of Fertility Care Professionals, and the International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine.  He has served on national scientific advisory committees for the NICHD and the FDA in the USA. Dr. Stanford is the recipient of the Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Award presented by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the annual research paper award given by the American Academy of Fertility Care Professionals.

NICHD = Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (USA)
CDC= Centers for Disease Control (USA)
FDA= Food and Drug Administration (USA)