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Department of OBGYN seeking Vice Chair for Research

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is seeking a highly qualified person at the Professor level to join our tenure track as Vice Chair for Research. The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight of all clinical, basic...

Three physicians in OBGYN honored by UIP

The University of Iowa Physicians (UIP) Clinical Awards were established to honor clinical excellence in six categories. Three physicians in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology were honored in 2016.

David Bender, MD: Clinician of the Year Award

This award is given to a clinician...

UI Health Care answers call for more midwives

UI Hospitals and Clinics is expanding midwifery services to facilitate a growing demand–echoing a national trend in pregnancy care that has been steadily climbing for the past two decades. After hiring two more midwives in September, UI Hospitals and Clinics is now home to seven of the 100...

Some IVF Experts Discourage Multiple Births

The new study of American I.V.F. clinics by Dr. Mancuso’s team revealed that transferring a single embryo in women younger than 38 resulted in a marked reduction in multiple birthrates but no decline in live birthrates.

Faculty Focus: Meet Andrea Greiner, MD

"As a medical student, I enjoyed staying up at night to deliver babies. I enjoyed the combination of medicine and surgery, and helping women across the spectrum of their reproductive lives."

OBGYN Resident Selected as a 2016 Quilligan Scholar

Third-year resident, Sarah Wernimont, MD, PhD, was named a 2016 Quilligan Scholar by the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine and The Pregnancy Foundation. She is one of five residents in the United States to receive this honor.

UI preeclampsia researchers launch statewide study

Preeclampsia is a cardiovascular disorder that generally occurs late in pregnancy and causes high blood pressure leading to a number of complications. Preeclampsia affects between 5 and 7 percent of all pregnancies in the United States.

SRI Studies Take Closer Look at Labor and Delivery

For women with high-risk pregnancies, labor and delivery can be complex, and two separate studies here explored the mechanisms of induction labor failure in obese women, and the skin microbiome pathology at the incision site for cesarean section.