(From the March 2013 Issue of MedStat)
Irina A. Buhimschi, MD, has been named Director of the Center for Perinatal Research. Dr. Buhimschi is currently an associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale University School of Medicine. Her research interests span the broad area of understanding the molecular and pathophysiologic mechanisms of preterm labor and preeclampsia that together account for the large majority of preterm births.
Her husband, Catalin S. Buhimschi, MD, has been appointed Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ohio State University.
Dr. Catalin Buhimschi most recently served as Section Chief of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division, Director of the Obstetrical Services at Yale-New-Haven-Hospital (YNHH) and Director of Perinatal Research in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale University.
These new appointments will catalyze our highly productive alliance between The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Both Drs. Irina and Catalin Buhimschi will bring nationally renowned expertise to Columbus, expanding our reputation as a premier location for maternal-fetal medicine and prematurity research in the United States.
Read the news release.