Homa K. Ahmadzia, MD/MPH is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Ahmadzia completed her undergraduate, medical school education, and Masters of Public Health at The George Washington University. She then completed her residency at Yale University where she was awarded the Outstanding Resident Teaching Award in both her second and third year of residency and also served as Administrative Chief resident. She completed her fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Duke University.
Dr. Ahmadzia has presented her research at numerous national and regional conferences including the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, The Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine and The American Congress for Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She received the Charles B. Hammond Fund research award to fund her fellowship thesis project. She also attended the Excellence in Clinical Research course and NICHD Young Investigators Conference. During fellowship, she served on the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Global Health Committee. She has previously received the Clinical and Translational Science Institute KL2 Mentored Career Development Award through the GW-CNMC partnership with NIH and currently on a K23 Career Mentored Development Award from NHLBI. Her areas of research interests include prevention of postpartum hemorrhage using tranexamic acid, ultrasound and the ability to predict birth weight, public health epidemiology and global maternal health.
Dr. Ahmadzia’s clinical areas of interest include prenatal diagnosis, ultrasonography, management of high risk pregnancies, bleeding disorders and thrombophilias, preconception counseling and infectious diseases. She enjoys taking care of women during pregnancy and hopes to improve perinatal outcomes for women in the US and abroad through her clinical and research interests.