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Richard J. Derman

Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Christiana Care Health System
Director, Center for Women’s and Children’s Health Research, Christiana Care health System
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University
Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road Suite 1903
Newark, DE 19718
(302) 733-3350

Research Interests

Dr. Derman is a principal investigator of the Global Research Network for Women's and Children's Health, funded by the National Institutes of Health.


  • Licensed to Practice Medicine: Active Missouri and Delaware
    Diplomat: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1984
  • Cornell University Medical Center, The New York Hospital Residency Program, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency, New York, NY, 1973
  • Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, Master of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 1971
  • Greenwich Hospital Association, Rotating Internship, Greenwich, CT, 1967
  • Howard University College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, Washington, DC, 1966
  • Brooklyn College, Bachelor of Arts - Biology, Brooklyn, NY

Honors & Awards

  • Physician of the Year, Alpha Omega Alpha, Howard University, Washington, DC, May 2008
  • International Scholar of the Year, International Relations Council, Kansas City, MO, 2007
  • Certification of Appreciation, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical Center, Belgaum, India, 2005
  • Kansas City's Top Doctors, Ingram's Magazine, Kansas City, MO, 2001
  • Honorary Professor, Second Tashkent State Medical Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 1997
  • Honorary Doctorate Degree, First State University, Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Host for First Lady, Hillary Clinton, re: Visit to Model Women's Health Center, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 1995
  • Certificate of Commendation, Korean's Medical Women's Association, 1978
  • Certificate of Commendation, Women's Medical Society of the Philippines, 1977

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