Dr. Sheldon H. Cherry is Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs and Professor of Obstetrics
and Gynecology at the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine in Miami. He has built a national reputation as a researcher
in the reproductive and women's health field. He was an early pioneer in the use of amniotic fluid for genetic diagnosis and
fetal therapy in pregnancy in conjunction with an NIH RO1 Grant. His early work on amniotic fluid diagnosis in Rh Disease
of pregnancy was confirmed 45 years after its original publication.
former Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, he taught at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, and is
a past member of the American College of Surgeons and the New York Obstetrical Society, and is a member of the American College
of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Cherry is the senior editor of "Complications Of Pregnancy", a classic medical
textbook in its fourth edition.
Dr. Cherry is also the author of several
books on woman’s health for the general public. A Book-of-the-Month-Club selection, the book "Understanding Pregnancy
and Childbirth" is now in its 19th printing, 4th edition, and has sold over a million copies. His books have been
published in Russia, France,England, Canada, Spain, and Israel.
books by Dr. Cherry include "The Menopause Myth" (1976), "For Woman of All Ages" (1979), and "Planning
Ahead For Pregnancy" (1983) and "The Menopause Book" (1995) in conjunction with Dr. Carolyn D Runowicz, a prominent
gynecologic oncologist. They recently completed a new book, “The Answer To Cancer” (2005). He is a frequent expert
guest on television, such as "Good Morning America" and the “Today Show”. He has appeared on many of
the local radio interview shows such as Joan Hamburg Show as well as many of the local TV shows such as Good Day New York
and Regis Philbin, and is often consulted and quoted in magazines and newspapers such as New York Times, Prevention, Vogue,
Good Housekeeping, Cosmo, Harper’s, Redbook, and Working Woman among others.
He has done over 5 national media tours in conjunction with the publication of his books. He was recently the monthly
columnist for Parents Magazine on pregnancy and childbirth. In the past he has also been a consultant to the Tambrands and
Warner Lambert Companies. He has been named as a "Top Doctor In America" and named in "Who's Who In The World".
As early as 1980, Dr. Cherry warned of the dangers of routine hormone replacement therapy in menopause. Twenty five years
later his work was confirmed.