Dr. Dineo Khabele talks with fox2now about a rare kind of uterine cancer killing more women in America, black women in particular.
Dr. Jeannie Kelly speaks about helping pregnant women living with a substance use disorder
After planning this transition for the past year, we are excited to formally announce that Dr. Shelby Dickison will assume the role of Residency Program Director starting on June 1, 2022. Since joining the residency leadership team in 2019 as Associate Program Director, Dr. Dickison has been instrumental in the continued advancement of the program. […]
We’re excited to announce the newest recipients of the WashU OBGYN Lucy, Anarcha, and Betsey (L.A.B.) Award! The award is named in honor of three enslaved women whose bodies were used by Dr. J. Marion Sims for painful experimental attempts to repair vesico-vaginal fistulas. This award calls us to remember Lucy, Anarcha, and Betsey, their […]
National Black Women Physicians Day is February 8th in honor of Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler, who was the first Black woman to earn a medical degree in the United States. On Wednesday, February 9, 2022, we honored Dr. Jacqueline Turner, a trailblazer in her own right. She is a graduate of MIT, then went on […]
I am excited to announce that Dr. Makeba Williams has accepted our offer to become the Vice Chair for Professional Development and Wellness. Clinically, she will join the faculty in the division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology as an Associate Professor. Dr. Williams has provided extensive departmental leadership in her current role as Director of […]
High-risk obstetrician Dr. Ebony Carter says pregnant patients are voicing concerns about what the vaccine will do to their baby, claiming there isn’t enough data. “We probably have more data right now on the vaccine than any other thing that we give to people in pregnancy, she says. “And the data overwhelmingly, in every direction, is saying that the vaccine appears to be safe.”
We are pleased to announce that after a thorough national search, Dr. Ali Ahmady has been chosen and accepted our offer to be the next WASHU/BJC Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center Lab Director. Dr. Ahmady is a consummate academician and he comes to us from the University of Southern California. He is no stranger to the […]
MDisrupt Presents: Sarah England, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine, on Solutions that Scale for Maternal-Child Health Disparities
Program for the Elimination of Cancer Disparities focuses on Access to Care for Breast and Cervical Cancer screenings
This week is Black Maternal Health week and new studies show Black women are three times more likely to die during pregnancy or child birth than white women.
The vaccines do not impact sperm count, fertility treatment, or a woman’s ability to get pregnant, research shows
Major boost in COVID-19 antibodies seen in breast milk after vaccination
Some Missouri residents might still be hesitant to receive the vaccine.
The World Health Organization is updating its guidance on the COVID-19 vaccine in pregnant women after a statement earlier this week led many to believe the agency was advising against pregnant women getting vaccinated.
Study will evaluate testing access and if pregnant women with COVID-19 need specialized care
Researchers receive funding from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help develop low-cost, bedside equipment for people in underserved regions
findings suggest that women becoming moms for the first time should begin pushing right away when they become completely dilated, for the best outcome for themselves and for their babies
No increased risks to newborns, study shows
New integrated center changes care model for women and babies
Dr. Camaryn Chrisman Robbins discusses why the fourth trimester is a critical time for mom and baby
New configuration at the Women & Infants Center brings mothers who have high-risk or complicated labor and deliveries much closer to their babies.
Dr. Michael Bebbington talks about in-utero Spina bifida surgery, the first of its kind at Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Fostering the infant-parent bond motivated the design of this new center
Dr. Emily Jungheim discusses treatment and the importance of cervical cancer awareness