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David F. Archer, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology

Dr. Archer is currently a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia.  In addition he is the Director of the Clinical Research Center located in the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, Norfolk, Virginia.   He was responsible for the Fellowship Program in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Pittsburgh from 1977 to 1986, and has been the Fellowship Program Director at the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine since July 2001. Dr. Archer has published his research which is translational, focusing on correlating findings in the lab with those in the clinic. He has authored book chapters and has published numerous papers in peer review journals.  Dr. Archer has been invited to present Grand Rounds, and has been a featured speaker at both national and international meetings; receiving the Eastern Virginia Medical School Deans Award for Outstanding Research in 2007.  Dr. Archer is a Board Member of the International Menopause Society and the Chairman for the next Tri-annual meeting.

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Secondary Specialty


Clinical Interests and Skills

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Contraception
    • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
    • Menopause
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility




Research Interests

  • Management and etiology of abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Steroid metabolism
  • Contraception
  • Management of menopausal symptoms
  • Product development of innovative contraceptive dual technology products.

Medical Education

University of Louisville School of Medicine, 1960


Obstetrics and Gynecology, Senior Resident
Louisville General Hospital

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Louisville General Hospital


Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Advanced Training at Reproductive Endocrine Laboratory
Swedish Medical Research Council, Stockholm, Sweden

Board Certification

Reproductive Endocrinology: 1975
Obstetrics and Gynecology: 1972, recertified 1979

Additional Certifications