MB BS, FRCSC, FRCOG
Dr. Rowe received his undergraduate medical training at the University of Adelaide in South Australia, and graduated in 1971. After residency training in various parts of Australia and Canada, and a research fellowship in reproductive medicine at the University of Sydney in Australia, he was appointed as a faculty member in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Dalhousie University in 1979. In 1981 he moved to Vancouver and since that time has been affiliated with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of British Columbia. He is currently Associate Professor in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
He was a member of the team responsible for Canada’s first IVF pregnancy in 1983, and was a faculty member of the UBC Department’s Annual Workshops in Tubal Microsurgery. For 15 years he was Director of the Undergraduate Education Program in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He is a member of the editorial board of four journals, and edited the reports from the Canadian Consensus Conferences on Endometriosis, Contraception, and on Menopause and Osteoporosis. In 2004 he became Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada. He has published over 150 journal articles and editorials, 11 book chapters, and co-authored the textbook Gynecology: A Practical Approach. He is a member of federal and provincial committees related to human reproductive therapy. He used to enjoy arguing, but now just wants everyone to agree with him.