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
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.
Howard Sharp is one of six faculty members to be awarded the inaugural Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair.... Read MoreObstetrics and Gynecology
The University of Utah and the Huntsman Family Foundation have announced the creation of twelve presidential faculty chairs in health sciences. The Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs provide sweeping support to academic researchers, educators, and clinicians spanning a wide array of fields. ... Read MorePsychiatry,Obstetrics and Gynecology,Population Health Sciences,Internal Medicine,Biomedical Informatics