CAREER PATH OF FORMER VINCENT FELLOWS
Where Are They Now?
One of the primary goals of The Vincent Memorial Hospital Foundation is to support the training of tomorrow’s leaders in obstetrics and gynecology. After serving a three-year fellowship in the Vincent Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mass General, fellows move on to other positions. The former Vincent fellows featured below now have appointments at academic medical centers.
Joined Weill Cornell Medical College
Malavika Prabhu, MD, served her Vincent fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine from 2015 to 2018, during which time her research focused on optimizing pain management after cesarean section and minimizing the need for opioids. Today, she is an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, where she specializes in high-risk maternal medical conditions including congenital and acquired cardiac disease, hypertension, preeclampsia, lupus, and multiple gestations. She also serves as the associate director of the Labor and Delivery Unit. VIEW PROFILE
On Vincent Gynecologic Oncology Faculty
Amy Bregar, MD, served her fellowship in the Vincent OB/GYN Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Mass General from 2015 to 2018. Her research year focused on genes that drive an aggressive form of endometrial cancer, amplified by the HER2 gene, with the goal of finding new therapies to combat HER2-positive endometrial cancer. She now is on the Vincent Gynecologic Oncology faculty at Mass General and director of the Gynecologic Oncology program at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, NH. She also is an instructor in obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology at Harvard Medical School. She directs the gynecologic oncology sub-internship for medical students and is lead faculty for the resident gynecologic oncology rotation at Mass General. Her research interests include clinical trial development, medical education and quality improvement. VIEW PROFILE
Today at Tufts Medical Center
High-risk obstetrician Ingrid Liff, MD, served a Vincent fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine from 2014 to 2017. In the research year of her fellowship, she focused on preterm birth, seeking to understand the mechanisms behind how the hormone progesterone helps prevent preterm birth. She also performed research in Botswana on cervical length among HIV-infected women in pregnancy. After her fellowship, she joined the Maternal-Fetal Medicine faculty at Tufts Medical Center, and she is an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Her research interests are in preterm birth, HIV in pregnancy and improving global maternal health. VIEW PROFILE
Fertility Specialist at Mass General
When Irene Dimitriadis, MD, served a Vincent fellowship in Reproductive Medicine and Endocrinology from 2016 to 2019, her research focused on the effect of endocrine-disrupting chemicals on reproductive health, with the hope this research will lead to modifiable ways to improve fertility. She recently joined the faculty of the Vincent Department of OB/GYN’s Division of Reproductive Medicine and IVF, specialists who provide fertility care that is individualized for all patients. She also is an instructor in obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology at Harvard Medical School. VIEW PROFILE