Founder of to speak about reproductive health

Robert ReidCanadian doctor Robert Reid, who founded, will discuss reproductive health in an electronic age for the Percy Skuy Lecture at the Dittrick Medical History Center. His talk, on Thursday, March 21, at 6 p.m. in Ford Auditorium of the Allen Memorial Library, is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the talk.

Reid’s website, a resource of health information from birth control and pregnancy to sexually transmitted diseases, won a United Nations award in 2005 as one of the world’s five top e-health websites. The site attracts up to 400,000 visitors per month.

Reid is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology and chair of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada. He is a past president of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada.

Register by Monday, March 18, by contacting Jennifer Nieves at 216.368.3648 or