Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Jacques Abramowicz’s research focuses on the prenatal diagnosis of fetal anomalies and the screening and early diagnosis of ovarian cancer using ultrasound technology. He is also interested in the bio-effects and safety of ultrasound use.
In addition to serving as co-editor of several books and as editor of First Trimester Ultrasound: A Comprehensive Guide, he has published over 175 journal articles and over 20 book chapters. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, and the American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society. He has received the William J. Fry Memorial Lecture Award and the March of Dimes Jonas Salk Health Leadership award. Abramowicz is a member of the Executive Bureau of the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, and the World Health Organization’s Guidelines Task Force on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection. He is also an elected member of the Scientific Expert Group of the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection.
Abramowicz received his MD from Tel Aviv University’s Sackler School of Medicine and completed his internship at Tel Aviv Municipal Medical Center, followed by a residency at Sapir Medical Center. Previously, he was a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Wayne State University School of Medicine, where he served as the director of ultrasound services, reproductive genetics, and the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy.