Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Samuel Prien, PH.d.
Professor, Director of Clinical and Research lab, director of ivf lab, director of
Undergraduate: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Graduate: Texas Tech University. Lubbock, TX
Certifications: High Complexity Clinical Lab Director
Samuel Prien, Ph.d. is the director of the clinical and research laboratories and
a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Texas Tech University
Health Sciences Center. He also holds joint appointment as associate professor of
Animal and Food Sciences on the main campus of Texas Tech University and in the Department
Of Physiology at TTUHSC. He received his Ph.D. from Texas Tech University in 1991
in reproductive physiology.
Dr. Prien is a board certified high-complexity clinical laboratory director and is
certified in both clinical andrology and embryology. In addition to his general clinical
laboratory work, Dr. Prien works directly with our generalists and reproductive endocrinologist
in the treatment of infertility patients as part of the assisted reproductive technology
Dr. Prien conducts physiology based research in a number of areas, both animal and
human. He has received numerous grants (from private, industrial and state sources),
has published over 60 journal articles and has made over 150 presentations of his
work at regional, national and international meetings. Dr. Prien also serves as a
reviewer of abstracts, papers and grants for a number of groups. Additionally, he
currently holds three U.S. patents with others pending.
ASFT 2401 Lab Notes
ASFT 3401 Lab Notes