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2019 Recipient Alfred AbuhamadDr. Alfred Abuhamad

Mason C. Andrews Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Alfred Abuhamad, M.D.

Dr. Alfred Abuhamad serves as professor and chairman for the department of obstetrics and gynecology, and director of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program. He has been a member of the faculty at Eastern Virginia Medical School for 26 years. Dr. Abuhamad is the immediate past president of the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. He is the past-chair of the Council for Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care and the past president of the American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM).

He has published more than 170 peer-reviewed manuscripts, received numerous national and international awards, and authored six textbooks in fetal echocardiography, ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology, first trimester ultrasound and office procedures. 

He is the recipient of the National Institutes of Health R01 grant to study Novel Tools for the Noninvasive Evaluation of the Human Placenta. Dr. Abuhamad established the International Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) outreach program and has led several ultrasound training missions to the developing world including Haiti, Ghana and Somaliland.

Dr. Abuhamad is well-known internationally for his work in ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis, fetal echocardiography, global outreach and patient safety.

Abuhamad nomination packet [pdf]

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