Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Executive Vice Chair, Obstetrical Services, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Director, Patient Care Delivery Innovation and Technology, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Dr. Simhan completed his undergraduate studies and medical school at Boston University. Following completion of his internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Simhan completed his fellowship training in maternal-fetal medicine and reproductive infectious diseases and immunology. He also received a Master of Science in Clinical Research from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Simhan is an experienced clinical and translational perinatal researcher, with a focus on preterm birth. He was a member of the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on “Preterm Birth: Causes, Consequences, and Prevention” and a co-author of the committee’s report. He is active in establishing and implementing obstetrical patient safety and health care quality efforts, including obstetrical crisis medical emergency teams and labor induction process improvement. These efforts have been acknowledged through receipt of the Fine Award for Health Care Quality Improvement from the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative and the Hospital Association of Pennsylvania, Achievement Award for Health Care Quality Improvement/Patient Safety.