Professor John Studd
Patron of The National Association for Premenstrual Syndrome
Professor John Studd is a Consultant Gynaecologist at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Emeritus Professor of Gynaecology at Imperial College. He recently received the prestigious Khon Foundation Award for his “outstanding contribution in the field of Osteoporosis”. He is a member and past chairman of the British Menopause Society.
Professor Studd has a long working experience of menstrual health research, beginning when he started the first menopause clinic in Birmingham in 1969. In addition to his research interest in menopause symptoms, Professor Studd has pioneered a number of groundbreaking treatments. He championed the use of hormone implants for women with osteoporosis or with severe depressive or sexual problems after the menopause, and the now almost routine route of HRT after hysterectomy. He was the first to prescribe the use of oestrogen patches and implants for the treatment of PMS.
Professor Studd has written more than 500 scientific articles and written or edited more than 25 post-graduate books on gynaecology.
He is Founder and a past Vice-President of the National Osteoporosis Society and was a Council Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for many years and is also a Past-President of the Section of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Royal Society of Medicine.