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Catherine Ford, MD, MPH, FACOG

Associate Director of Academic Programs, Center for Global Health

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr. Ford provides obstetric care for low and moderate risk pregnancies. She also provides gynecologic care including contraception, management of complex gynecological conditions, and surgery for benign gynecology. Dr. Ford has a strong interest in infectious diseases and Global Women’s Health. Following her residency training, Dr. Ford moved to Lusaka, Zambia to complete a two-year fellowship in Global Women’s Health through the University of North Carolina, focusing on the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV and women’s empowerment. During her time in Zambia, she practiced at the University Teaching Hospital with an emphasis on clinical teaching of Zambian post-graduate trainees in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her clinical, educational and research experiences in Zambia continue to impact her work today, with her current academic focus on resident education and research interests in obstetrics care in both local and global settings.