Ob.Gyn. News welcomes Dr. Krishna to the board


Ob.Gyn. News welcomes Iris Krishna, MD, MPH, to the editorial advisory board.

Dr. Iris Krishna of Emory University, Atlana

Dr. Iris Krishna

Dr. Krishna is an assistant professor of gynecology and obstetrics in the division of maternal-fetal medicine at Emory University in Atlanta.

She has published articles on topics such as low fetal fraction in noninvasive prenatal screening, breast cancer in pregnancy, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, obesity, diabetes, and chronic hypertension. She is currently involved in research on chronic hypertension during pregnancy.

Dr. Krishna serves on numerous committees at Emory for the department of gynecology and obstetrics, including the resident clinical competency committee and program evaluation committee, as well as similar committees for the maternal-fetal medicine fellowship program. She also is a member of the Emory University Hospital Midtown’s quality enhancement committee, ethics committee, and critical care committee.

Dr. Krishna received a Master of Public Health in epidemiology from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, and a medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. She completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology and fellowship training in maternal-fetal medicine at Emory, where she received awards for her clinical skills in obstetrics and completed a thesis research project on prenatal genetic screening. She also was recognized by her staff and colleagues as Outstanding Emory Faculty for her contributions to teaching and clinical service. Dr. Krishna is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and in maternal-fetal medicine. She is a member of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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