PROVIDENCE – Dr. Donald R. Coustan, director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s Diabetes in Pregnancy at Women & Infants Hospital, has been named president-elect of the American Gynecological and Obstetrics Society.
He will assume leadership of the professional organization on Sept. 20, 2013.
Coustan was chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Women & Infants and the Alpert Medical School from 1991 to 2008.
He is a past president of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, past board member of the American Diabetes Association, and has held numerous other national positions. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine. •