was appointed by Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius to chair the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality.
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Michael C. Lu, MD, MPH is a professor in teh Department of Community Healthg Sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and an associate professor of obstetrics & gynecology at UCLA. Dr. Lu received his bachelor’s degrees from Stanford University, master’s degrees from UC Berkeley, medical degree from UC San Francisco, and residency training in obstetrics & gynecology from UC Irvine. He is widely recognized for his research, teaching and clinical care. Dr. Lu received the 2003 National Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Young Professional Achievement Award and the 2004 American Public Health Association Maternal and Child Health Section Young Professional Award for his research on health disparities.
He recently served on the Institute of Medicine Committee on Understanding Prematurity and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Select Panel on Preconception Care. Dr. Lu teaches obstetrics and gynecology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and maternal and child health at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. He has received numerous awards for his teaching, including Excellence in Teaching Awards from the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Dr. Lu sees patients at the faculty group practice in obstetrics and gynecology at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, and has been selected as one of the Best Doctors in America since 2005.