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

Department leadership

Dineo Khabele, MD

Dineo Khabele, MD

Chair, Department of Ob/Gyn
Mitchell & Elaine Yanow Professor

Division: Gynecologic Oncology

Admin; Tanja Wilson

Sarah K. England, PhD

Sarah K. England, PhD

Vice Chair, Research
Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Medicine, Ob/Gyn
Director, Center for Reproductive Health Sciences

Division: Basic & Translational Research

Admin; Caitlyn Bolozky

Jeffrey M. Dicke, MD

Jeffrey M. Dicke, MD

Vice Chair, Imaging
Professor, Ob/Gyn

Division: Maternal Fetal Medicine & Ultrasound

Admin; Erin Moore

Roxane Rampersad, MD

Roxane Rampersad, MD

Professor, Ob/Gyn
Vice Chair, Patient Safety & Outreach

Division: Maternal-Fetal Medicine & Ultrasound

Admin; Erin Moore

Tammy S. Sonn, MD

Tammy S. Sonn, MD

Vice Chair, Education
Professor, Ob/Gyn
Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Division: Academic Specialists of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Admin; Rayna Mittler

Anthony M Odibo, MD, MSCI

Anthony M Odibo, MD, MSCI

Chief, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Vice Chair, Obstetrics
Professor, Ob/Gyn

Admin; Erin Moore

Makeba Williams, MD, NCMP

Makeba Williams, MD, NCMP

Vice Chair, Professional Development & Wellness
Interim Chief, General OBGYN
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Division: Academic Specialists of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Admin; Carol Hopfinger

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.

Division of Clinical Research
Clinical and translational research
Chief: Nandini Raghuraman, MD, MSCI

Division of Basic Research
Basic and translational research
Director: Sarah England, PhD

Clinical divisions

Our clinical divisions run across traditional subspecialty lines.

Family Planning
Interim Chief: David Eisenberg, MD, MPH

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Chief: Sara Wood, MD, MHPE

Academic Specialists of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Interim Chief
: Makeba Williams, MD

Gynecologic Oncology
: Matthew Powell, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound
: Anthony O. Odibo, MD, MSCE

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
: Scott Biest, MD

Pediatric, Adolescent & Young Adult Gynecology
Holly Hoefgen, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
: 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)

Interim 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 »