University of Utah Health was awarded a seven-year, multiple-million dollar contract to carry out a series of studies focusing on improving population health throughout the life-course surrounding fertility, pregnancy and the fetal origins of adult disease.... Read MoreObstetrics and Gynecology,Family and Preventive Medicine,Pediatrics
Obstetrics & Gynecology
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah is recognized internationally for excellence in clinical care, medical education, and research. Our physicians and staff provide world-class expertise in the specialty and sub-specialties of obstetrics and gynecology.
As we celebrate nine years among the nation’s Top 10 academic medical centers for quality and safety, Chief Medical Quality Officer Bob Pendleton, MD, reflects on the cultural evolution that is driving our deep commitment to improved patient care. ... Read MoreObstetrics and Gynecology
Inducing labor in healthy women at 39 weeks into their pregnancy reduces the need for cesarean section and is at least as safe for mother and baby as waiting for spontaneous labor. Choosing to induce could also reduce the risk that mothers will develop preeclampsia and that newborns will need respiratory support after delivery, according to a study publishing online in the New England Journal of Medicine.... Read MoreObstetrics and Gynecology