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Prof. Michèle Lachowsky


Speciality: Psychosomatic Gynaecology

Curriculum Vitae

Medical education at Paris University.
Clinical career in Paris, experience in national and international research programs involving doctor-patient relationship and doctor’s communication skills.


Currently working on quality of life after cancer, infertility, menopause, aging, and their links to femininity and sexuality through a psychosomatic approach.
Interests in evolution of society and gender relationships.
Consultant at the Obs-Gyn Department of Bichat University Hospital in Paris, responsible of the Psychosomatic Unit, and of the training and teaching of post graduates.


Several publications in peer-reviewed journals and books, in different fields of interest, in collaboration with scientists and/or philosophers, on medical ethics as well as on today’s women approach to their different life stages.

Last two books:
- Un temps pour les femmes, Odile Jacob Ed.;
- Aspects psychosomatiques de la consultation en gynécologie, Masson-Elsevier Ed.

Member of scientific committees and editorial boards of French and international peer-reviewed journals and reviews.


Cofounder of the “Ethics, law and religion in Obs-Gyn Research Group” of Bichat University Hospital, Paris.
Vice-President of the French Menopause Society (AFEM).
Vice-President and cofounder of the French Society of Psychosomatic Obs-Gynecology.
Past President of the International Balint Federation.
Two mandates on the board of EMAS (European Menopause and Andropause Society).


And last but not least: one husband, two daughters, five grand-children!

Professor Michèle Lachowsky MD