Our teams of physicians, scientists and trainees work across the department and across Washington University to improve patients’ health today and tomorrow.

Chair & Vice Chairs

Dineo Khabele, MD

Department Chair

Sarah England,PhD

Vice Chair, Research

Jeffrey Dicke, MD

Vice Chair, Imaging

Roxane Rampersad, MD

Vice Chair, Patient Safety & Outreach

Tammy S. Sonn, MD

Vice Chair, Education

Anthony M Odibo, MD, MSCI

Vice Chair, Obstetrics

Makeba Williams, MD, NCMP

Vice Chair, Professional Development & Wellness

See faculty directory »

Research divisions

Led by our Vice Chair of Research, Sarah K. England, PhD, research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is supported by divisions dedicated to basic science and clinical research.

Clinical Research

Clinical & translational research
Chief: Nandini Raghuraman, MD, MSCI

Basic Research

Basic & translational research
Director: Sarah England, PhD

Clinical divisions

Our clinical divisions run across traditional subspecialty lines.

Academic Specialists of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Interim Chief: Makeba Williams, MD

Complex Family Planning

Chief: David Eisenberg, MD, MPH

Gynecologic Oncology

Interim Chief: Premal Thaker, MD, MS

Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound

Chief: Anthony O. Odibo, MD, MSCE

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Chief: Kenan R. Omurtag, MD

Clinical and research centers

Our faculty contribute breakthrough research and outstanding patient care through several centers housed in or affiliated with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Center for Reproductive Health Sciences (CRepHS)

Director: Sarah K. England, PhD
Endeavor to prioritize reproductive health sciences by building a team of outstanding investigators and an infrastructure of core resources to support their research

Center for Reproductive Health Sciences website »

Contraceptive Choice Center (C3)

Patient clinic providing well woman care and leading several studies that investigate the impact of contraception accessibility on pregnancy rates and health care costs

Contraceptive Choice Center website »

Fetal Care Center

Multidisciplinary patient clinic combining the expertise of Washington University Physicians, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Fetal Care Center website »

Prematurity Research

Virtual center comprised of a transdisciplinary, translational research team that is housed in the Department of Ob/Gyn.

Prematurity Research website »