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David Serr (1925-2001)

IMS President 1981-1990

 

David was born in the UK where he studied medicine and then emigrated to Israel as a young man.

He became head of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem and a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Tel Aviv University.

With Leo Sachs and Matilda Denon, he developed the technique of amniocentesis. He also helped develop fetal monitoring and IVF. He had a lifelong interest in reproductive endocrinology and the menopause.

He was one of the founding members of IMS and the longest serving of all IMS Presidents.

 

 

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