Professor Rick Legro's Visit to NZ Event as iCalendar

31 July 2017 - 11 August 2017

Venue: See programme

Professor Legro

Don't miss this valuable opportunity to hear from Professor Rick Legro, as he visits NZ and presents at a variety of venues in Auckland.

Professor Legro is the Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Public Health Sciences at Penn State College of Medicine.

He is an internationally recognised expert in fertility and polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Professor Legro has held many important national and international roles, perhaps the most important his leadership of several large randomised controlled trials for the Cooperative Multicenter Reproductive Medicine Network of the NIH.

He is first author of four New England Journal of Medicine articles as well as many other highly regarded journals for the specialty of reproductive medicine. His topics of interest are fertility, obesity, genomics, insulin resistance, and clinical trials.

If you would like to meet with Professor Legro, please email Professor Cindy Farquhar 








1 August

Public lecture


Obesity and Fertility in Women: Can we and should we treat obesity prior to conception?

*RSVP is essential for this lecture. Please RSVP here

505-011 lecture theatre (AMRF Auditorium)


3 August

Faculty lecture




What has the Human Genome Project taught us about PCOS?

599-12080 (Graham Hill lecture theatre)

4 August

Departmental seminar



Clinical trial networks

599-12080 (Graham Hill lecture theatre)

8 August

Medical Science lecture



Insulin Resistance vs Hyperandrogenism in PCOS: Etiology and Treatment Consideration


Clinical Education Centre

10 August

Half day seminar



PCOS fertility seminar

501-110 lecture theatre

11 August



10am for 20 mins




Review of Outcomes for Fertility Plus in 2016

Part of the Annual Clinical report day

Continuing Education Centre, ACH

11 August



Perspectives “Should New Zealand remove the BMI threshold (32 kg/m2) for patients receiving fertility treatments?”

Part of the Annual Clinical report day

Continuing Education Centre, ACH