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Michelle Debbink, MD, PhD

Dr. Debbink received her MD and PhD from the University of Michigan in 2013, after which she completed Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the University of Michigan. She completed her Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship at the University of Utah, and subsequently joined the MFM Faculty in the School of Medicine in July 2020. She currently serves as the Co-chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence Task Force, which seeks to generate a culture of enthusiastically embracing the value and importance of diversity and inclusive excellence in the Obstetrics and Gynecology department, with an eye toward diversifying the women’s and reproductive health work force to better care for our patients, communities, and colleagues. Her academic research focuses on reproductive justice, in particular on understanding the community and neighborhood drivers of racial and ethnic disparities in perinatal outcomes such as low birthweight, infant mortality, and maternal mortality and morbidity using qualitative and quantitative approaches.