One of Americas "Best Doctors for Women" Joins Jacobs Institute Board
January 1, 2000 Washington, DC With the addition of Janice L. Bacon, MD, FACOG, to its Board of Governors, the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health continues on in its mission to improve women's health.
As a tenured Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1994, Dr. Bacon is also a practicing physician with a special interest in adolescent health.
Dr. Bacon was named one of "The Best Doctors for Women" by Good Housekeeping Magazine in August 1997 and has been listed in "Whos Who of American Women" since 1986. Most recently she received a Certificate of Recognition from the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Board of Directors.
Dr. Bacon received her medical degree from the University of South Florida and completed her residency at Richland Memorial Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She gained certification from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1986 and was recertified in 1996.
Dr. Bacon has been a member of the Executive Board for the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology since 1996 and is currently serving as a Special Reviewer for their journal. She has also been a Medical Education Technologies Clinical Trainer for the Norplant System for Central South Carolina since 1991.
"Dr. Bacon is highly regarded as a physician and educator. She brings wonderful expertise and a fresh perspective to the Jacobs Institute Board," says Martha Romans, Executive Director of the Institute.
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