Faculty Development, UW Obstetrics and Gynecology
Paul A. McLeod, MD '60

Paul A. McLeod, MD, who recently retired from UW-Madison as professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology, was honored by the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association as the 2014 Ralph Hawley Distinguished Service Award Recipient. The award honors an alumnus who has made outstanding contributions to the local community through medical practice, teaching, research or other humanitarian activities.

Dr. McLeod earned his medical degree from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health in 1960. Following his internship at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota, he served for two years in the U.S. Air Force in Great Falls, Montana. He then completed an obstetrics and gynecology residency at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.

From 1967 to 1988, Dr. McLeod was a clinical instructor at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health in conjunction with his Jackson Clinic practice in Madison. He was instrumental in beginning a teaching service for fourth-year medical students at Methodist Hospital, as well as establishing the first obstetrics and gynecology Nurse Practitioner Program and the first Nurse Midwife Program in Madison.

Excerpted from UW SMPH communications. Continue reading here.