Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology

Officers & Council Members 2016-2018


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Carolyn Gardella, MD, MPH

Department of Ob-Gyn
Gynecology Service Chief,
VA Puget Sound
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
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R. Phillips Heine, MD

Professor of OB/GYN, Division Chief, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Department of Ob-Gyn/Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
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Linda Eckert, MD

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Adjunct Professor, Department of Global Health
University of Washington
Department of OB/GYN
Seattle, WA
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Jill Davies, MD

Associate Professor, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
OB/GYN, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Denver Health Medical Center
Department of OB/GYN
Denver, CO
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Immediate Past President

Richard Beigi, MD, MSc

Associate Professor & Vice Chair of Operations
Department of Ob-Gyn
CMO/VPMA Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA

Council Members

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Rodney Edwards, MD

Professor and Chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
Prenatal Diagnostic Center
Department of OB/GYN
Oklahoma City, OK
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Kimberly Fortner, MD

Associate Professor, Division Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Director of Obstetrics
University of Tennessee Medical Center
Knoxville, TN
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Jennifer Balkus, PhD

Senior Staff Scientist
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA
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Caroline Mitchell, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of OB/GYN
Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School
Investigator, Vincent Center for Reproductive Biology
Massachusetts General Hospital
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Patrick S. Ramsey, MD, MSPH

Professor of OB/GYN
Maternal Fetal Medicine Director
Medical Director for Maternal Transport and Outreach
University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
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Lisa Rahangdale, MD MPH

Associate Professor
Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC