Jennifer Ahn, MD
Assistant Professor and Interim Director
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
820 S. Wood Street, M/C 808, Chicago, IL 60612
The Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine directs the high risk obstetrical practices at:
Center for Women's Health
University of Illinois Outpatient Care Center (OCC)
1801 W Taylor Street
Chicago, IL 60612
We are dedicated to giving women with complicated pregnancies expert care by providing ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis and medical management. The Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine provides an advanced level of care to women at high risk for pregnancy and fetal problems. The Interim Division Director, Dr. Jennifer Ahn, is a nationally recognized board certified clinician who brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in gestational diabetes. The other members of the Division include: Dr. Jennifer Ahn, Dr. Michelle Kominiarek, Dr. Nicole Sprawka, Dr. Howard Grundy, and Dr. Andre Bieniarz. In addition, the Division runs a three-year fellowship program directed by Dr. Michelle Kominiarek, leading to certification in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, as well as an optional Master's degree in Public Health or Master's degree in Clinical Research.
The Division is involved in both basic and clinical research funded from grants from the National Institute of Health (NIH), the Center for Disease Control (CDC), bio-pharmaceutical companies, and the Campus Research Board. Research faculty includes Dr. Stacie Geller, a health outcomes researcher. In addition, the Division has administrative oversight of clinical and ultrasound databases, the Perinatal Network of affiliated hospitals, the Outpatient High Risk Obstetrical Unit, and the Perinatal Ultrasound Unit.
Research interests include:
Normal and abnormal labor
Amniotic fluid volume regulation
Premature rupture of membranes
Assessment of educational techniques in obstetrics
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