Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ashish Premkumar’s clinical and research interests include the intersection of maternal-fetal medicine and family planning, prenatal diagnosis, fetal therapy, placenta accreta spectrum disorder, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, and perinatal infectious diseases. He seeks to bring insights from social and critical theory to bear on issues pertaining to health equity and justice within reproductive health.
Premkumar completed the accelerated BA to MD program at the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, receiving his BA summa cum laude in medical sciences, with minors in anthropology and philosophy. After receiving his medical degree with honors, he completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also participated in the Clinical and Translational Research Pathway as part of the Pathways to Discovery Program. He completed a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, later joining Northwestern’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology as an assistant professor. He is currently completing his PhD in cultural anthropology at Northwestern University.
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