The Committee on Nominations for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists met November 19 and selected Lisa M. Hollier, MD, MPH as the President Elect nominee for May 2017-May 2018. The slate of national officers will be voted on at the Annual Business Meeting in San Diego, CA, in May 2017. She will take office at the Executive Board Meeting on May 9, 2017. Founded in 1951, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is the specialty’s premier professional membership organization dedicated to the improvement of women’s health. The organization currently has more than 57,000 members. Dr. Hollier is a Past Chair of ACOG District XI (Texas) and has just completed 5 years of service on ACOG’s Executive Board.
Dr. Hollier is a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of the Division of Women’s Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine. She is the Chief Medical Officer for Obstetrics and Gynecology for Texas Children’s Health Plan and the Medical Director of The Centers for Children and Women. A national expert in obstetrics and gynecology, her work has been published in key national journals, and she has served on several national boards. She received her doctorate in Medicine from Tulane University School of Medicine and master’s degree in Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Topical Medicine. Throughout her career, she has been dedicated to caring for the underserved and improving women’s health by advancing women’s health policy.