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The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is excited to introduce five new faces to the residency program at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The new class of residents will begin their training in June 2017. Read more about Match Day. Colette Gnade, MD University of Iowa Roy J. and...
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 and...
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 who most...
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...
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.
"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."
Professor Thomas Gellhaus, MD, was recently named the 67th president of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists after dedicating more than 20 years of service and holding 35 different leadership roles at the district, state, national and international level. “As ACOG president, it...
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.
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.
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.