Dr. Colvard brings to CONRAD his expertise in the areas of male reproductive biology, immunocontraception, and STIs. He is also an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at EVMS. He received his B.A. degree in Chemistry in 1977 and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 1983 from the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. In 1986, he completed his postdoctoral fellowship at the UNC School of Medicine, where he studied the mechanisms of action of androgens and male fertility. From 1986 until he joined CONRAD in 1989, Dr. Colvard served as co-director of the Biopsy Nuclear Binding Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He has published a number of papers in the area of hormonal regulation and co-authored "Current Approaches to Systemic Male Contraception," a chapter of Current Knowledge in Reproductive Medicine (2000).
- Preface to supplement on “Male Fertility Control – Where are We?"