Jefferson University Hospitals

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Research

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Jefferson Health Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology is committed to improving patient’s health and wellbeing through research. Our patient-centered approach focuses on improving outcomes through all stages of life, from childhood and adolescence, through pregnancy and reproductive years and after menopause.

Through our rigorous research program, we are continually advancing the standard of care in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Jefferson Health and around the world. We are actively conducting nationally funded research and clinical trials for many OBGYN conditions that impact millions of people.

Our Areas of Research

Gynecology

  • Abnormal Bleeding
  • Family Planning: Contraception and Abortion
  • Fibroids
  • Gynecology Surgical Techniques
  • Infectious Disease
  • Menopause
  • Pain Management and Complementary Medicine Techniques
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Vaginitis and Vulvar Diseases
  • Fibroids

Obstetrics

  • Diabetes in Pregnancy
  • Labor and Delivery Management
  • Opiate Use Disorder in Pregnancy
  • Preeclampsia and Hypertension
  • Preterm Birth Prediction and Prevention

Learn more about our research program and active studies on our Academic website.

Clinical Trials

Our team is conducting clinical trials of promising new advances for a variety of OBGYN conditions. 

By participating in clinical research, you may have the opportunity to be among the first to benefit from improved treatment methods while making an important contribution to medical science.

To find out if you are eligible to participate in one of our clinical trials, ask your provider or contact our research coordinator, Brandy Firman at Brandy.Firman@jefferson.edu.

Education Programs

Jefferson Health is a top-ranked academic hospital dedicated to training the next generation of healthcare providers and researchers. We are proud to teach the future leaders in our field to provide patient-centered care based on the latest scientific evidence. Our department offers fully accredited, top-ranking programs in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. We also offer specialized training to medical students and advanced practice providers. 

Learn more about our education programs and our trainees’ involvement in patient care on our Academic website.