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.