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David Walmer

Associate Professor of the Practice of Global Health

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David Walmer


David Walmer, MD, is an ob-gyn, reproductive endocrinologist, infertility specialist, and biochemist at Atlantic Reproductive Medicine Specialists. During his 25 years in academic medicine, he served as an examiner for the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as on national practice guideline committees, working with fertility experts across the country to evaluate and update the standards for fertility care. Walmer is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. In 2011, he was rated by Castle-Connelly in the top 1% of experts in his subspecialty. In his current practice, Walmer's clinical interests include age-related issues of fertility, premature ovarian failure, polycystic ovarian syndrome and uterine fibroids, and he is an expert in providing infertility treatment options, including in vitro fertilization.

Walmer is also an active proponent of global women's health in the Global Health Institute at Duke University. He founded Family Health Ministries in 2000 to promote cervical cancer prevention, public health, maternal-child health, primary education, and nutrition in Haiti. In 2011, Walmer helped Dr. Harry Beauvais establish a pioneering IVF program in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.



Recent Publications

Boggan JC, Walmer DK, HendersonnG,Chakhtoura N, McCarthy SH, Beauvais HJ, Smith JS. PhD3,7 Vaginal self-sampling for HPV infection as a primary cervical cancer screening tool in a Haitian population, Sexually Transmitted Diseases 42(11):655-659,2015

The Socioeconomic Impact of International Aid: A Qualitative Study of Aid and nHealthcare Recovery in Post- Earthquake Haiti. Maxwell Kligerman, David Walmer & Sylvia Bereknyei Merrell, Global PublicnHealth DOI:1 0.1080/17441692.2015.1094111

Kligerman M, Barry M, Walmer D, Bendavid E. International Aid and Natural Disasters: A Pre-and Post-nEarthquake Longitudinal Study nof the Healthcare Infrastructure in Leogane, Haiti. Amierican Journal of nTropical Medicine and Hygiene. 92(2):448-453,2015, DOIn:10.4269/ajtmh.14-0379