Uma Reddy, MD, MPH is the Vice Chair of Research and a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. She is the Principal Investigator for the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network (MFMU) at Columbia University.
Dr. Reddy is known throughout the field for her groundbreaking research in stillbirth, preterm birth, and labor management. Prior to joining the faculty at Yale School of Medicine in 2018, Dr. Reddy served as a Medical Officer for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). While at the NIH, she provided clinical services at several hospitals, including Walter Reed Medical Center and Medstar Washington Hospital Center as a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Dr. Reddy continues to engage in NIH funded clinical and translational research for the NIDDK funded U01 “Glycemic Observation and Metabolic Outcomes in Mothers and Offspring (GO MOMs) study,” which studies changes in glycemia (blood sugar levels) over the course of pregnancy. Dr. Reddy is also Co-PI for NICHD funded R01 “Large scale genome sequencing and integrative analyses to define genomic predictors of recurrent pregnancy loss.”
In addition to her clinical and research work, Dr. Reddy is also a respected educator and mentor in the field. Dr. Reddy has been selected to serve as a Member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines – Obstetrics; Fellow of the American Gynecological & Obstetrical Society and was selected as Fellow in Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women, 2020-2021 Class. She has published 270 peer reviewed articles, many in the most impactful journals including NEJM and JAMA.
Dr. Reddy graduated from Brown University Magna cum laude and received her medical degree from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Reddy also earned a Masters in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and her Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University.