Steven C. Kaufman, M.D., M.S., came to the Contraceptive and Reproductive Evaluation Branch from the FDA?s Office of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in 1992. He has served as Project Officer for contracts dealing with male condoms, vasectomy, tubal sterilization, infertility, and peri/postmenopausal gonadotropin levels and as Medical Officer for a joint NICHD/NIAID cooperative agreement dealing with microbicide development. He has coordinated the CRHB grant portfolio since 1992, including serving as Health Scientist Administrator for most of the Branch?s investigator-initiated grants, providing guidance to grant applicants and CRHB staff about funding opportunities and the grant application and review process, and handling/conducting awarded grants and advising Branch members concerning their RFAs and PAs. Dr. Kaufman has been invited to make presentations at national scientific meetings such as: One Program Staff person?s perspective?The NICHD, Pre-doctoral Training, and Epidemiology Research Opportunities at the NICHD. He has published on topics such as the limitations of Follicle Stimulating Hormone in assessing menopausal status, regret after vasectomy and tubal sterilization, and the evidence concerning post tubal ligation syndrome. He represented the NICHD at the 2001 and 2003 Expert Consultation on Vasectomy Effectiveness.