Maureen Phipps, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Interim Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Epidemiology
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Dr. Phipps' interest in women's health is focused on improving health for vulnerable populations. Her research includes adolescent pregnancy, pregnancy outcomes, postpartum depression, prenatal care, contraception, and reducing disparities. Dr. Phipps is committed to mentoring. As a research mentor, journal club advisor and lecturer, she works with trainees to foster skills in understanding clinical research, interpreting medical literature and practicing responsible evidence-based medicine.
BiographyMaureen Phipps, MD, MPH is currently the interim chair for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She also directs the Division of Research in the Department. Dr. Phipps is the PI on an NIH grant to study an intervention to prevent postpartum depression in adolescent mothers and is the Co-PI for the Brown University National Children's Study Center. She has directed the Brown University / Women & Infants Hospital National Center of Excellence in Women's Health (CoE) since 2003 and was awarded the Alpert Medical School "Dean's Award for the Advancement of Women Faculty" in April 2008 for her work leading the CoE effort.
Nationally, Dr. Phipps serves as Associate Editor for the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, as a member of the steering committee for the National Children's Study, and as chair of the ACOG Committee on Healthcare for Underserved Women. Dr. Phipps' broad interest in women's health has been geared toward improving the health of underserved women. Her research and academic activities involve collaborations across departments, hospitals and state agencies.