Welcome from Our Department Chair and Professor Wendy F. Hansen, M.D.
As Chair of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, I’m honored to oversee a group of faculty, staff, and trainees who are leading the state in women’s health.
Our educational programs include:
An outstanding OB/GYN residency program.
Two fellowship programs, Maternal Fetal Medicine and Gynecologic Oncology; the only two of their kind in the state of Kentucky.
A third-year clerkship providing foundational knowledge in obstetrics and gynecology.
High-quality training for fourth-year medical students and visiting students.
Preterm birth: patient and provider education programs. An implementation study around cervical length screening in the community
Aspirin trial and its effects on uterine Doppler’s and HDP
The effects of environmental toxins (phthalates) on ovulation and reproduction
Uncovering the molecular pathways of ovulation
Violence against women and its effect on women’s long term Health care and implementation of a bystander approach at the community level
PATH Home a PCORI research study comparing pregnant women with an OUD requiring medication assisted treatment to group care vs telehealth care
Ovarian cancer screening
Gynecologic Oncology Group Trials GOG
Kentucky Angels program brings High Risk ultrasound and consultation to mothers facing pregnancy complications across 12 different Kentucky rural communities through Telehealth.
PATHways: Our Team takes on the Opioid epidemic in Kentucky. An inclusive prenatal program for women with Opioid Use disorder
Complex Advanced Benign Gynecologic Surgery including Urogynecology, Pelvic Pain, Fibroids and Endometriosis
Complex Obstetric care for genetics, ultrasound, Fetal Care Program for mothers with fetal problems, Palliative care
Primary Care for maternity, family planning, midlife and postmenopausal care
Complex Care for Gynecologic Oncology