E. J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP, received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed a Family Practice Residency and served as Chief Resident in the Department of Family Medicine. After many years of teaching women's health at LSU, he was asked to join in teaching the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He currently holds the rank of Professor of Family Medicine and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is the program director for the Family Medicine Residency Program in Shreveport and is vice chair of the Department of Family Medicine.
Dr. Mayeaux is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine, a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, and a Fellow of the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology. He is currently on the executive board of the ASCCP and will be president of the society in 2014. He is the President of the Northwest Louisiana Society of Family Physicians and is a member of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics. He was recently appointed to the executive board of the International Federation of Colposcopy and Pathology of the Cervix.
Dr. Mayeaux is co-author of Atlas of Primary Care Procedures and the Color Atlas of Family Medicine, a textbook that has been translated into seven languages. He is also the chief author and editor of the Essential Guide to Primary Care Procedures textbook, which has been translated into five languages. He has published many articles in such peer-reviewed journals as Obstetrics and Gynecolog, Journal of Family Practice, and The Female Patient. He serves as a referee for the Journal of Family Practice and American Family Physician and is on the editorial board of Journal of Lower Genital Tract Diseases. He was the lead editor of the most recent addition of the ASCCP's flagship publication Modern Colposcopy, third edition. His fifth book, the second edition of the Color Atlas of Family Medicine is due out late in 2012.
Dr. Mayeaux has taught at many national courses over his career. He has taught at the American Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly every year since 1992, He has chaired the Hands-on Opportunities for Family Physicians, and has taught at the Selected Internal Medicine Topics and Infant, Child, and Adolescent Medicinecourses. He has also taught at the American Academy of Family Physicians Primary Care in Women's Health. He has taught and chaired a number of women's health related courses for the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, and the National Procedures Institute. Recently, he has become cochair of the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology Advanced Courses, and was invited to present at the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Diseases (ISSVD) XX World Congress in Paris and the International Federation of Colposcopy and Pathology of the Cervix world Congress in Brazil.
Dr. Mayeaux has always centered his practice on women's health and skin diseases. His main research interests are women's health topics, including cervical disease, HPV disease, HPV vaccination, skin diseases, and patient literacy as it relates to pediatrics, family practice, and internal medicine.
Dr. Mayeaux was honored in Strathmore's Who's Who. He was an invited Delegate-at-Large for both of the the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) "Consensus Conferences on Cytological Abnormalities and Cervical Cancer Precursers." He was three times awarded the ASCCP's "Award of Merit" for service in the field of colposcopy and cervical pathology. He has won numerous local teaching awards, and the residents voted him Faculty of the Year in 2005, 2009, and 2011.
Dr. Mayeaux is Professor of Family Medicine and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, where he also serves as the program director for the Family Medicine Residency Program in Shreveport and is vice chair of the Family Medicine Department. He is also the Director of the Family Medicine Colposcopy Program, and Director of Family Medicine Research.