News & Events

Cancer Geonomic Conference Features Drs. Romero and Yamada

The Department of OBGYN hosts a Symposium on Ultrasound on June 9 - 11, 2017
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The 6th Annual Geonomics Conference: The Clinician's Guide to the Cancer Genomics Galaxy: SNPs, Panels and Beyond, to be held in Duarte California on Feb. 24-25, 2017, is co-directed by Dr. Iris Romero and features both Dr. Romero and Dr. S. Diane Yamada as a speakers.

Rebecca Brooks interviewed on Channel 7

Dr. Rebecca Brooks appeared on January 25  on Channel 7, commenting on the news that Erin Andrews, the  “Dancing with the Stars” co-host and sports reporter had successfully battled cervical cancer last year. Watch the video  on


New Program offers more convenient OBGYN care to University of Chicago faculty and staff

The Women’s Health Friends & Family Program offers expanded hours and expedited appointments to University of Chicago faculty and staff and their spouses, partners and adolescent daughters.  See more


Dept. of OBGYN partners with the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence to bring and exciting lecture series on reproductive ethics to campus

Free lectures are given on Wednesdays from 12 noon to 1:30 pm in Room P-117 in the Billings Hospital.  The series extends from Oct. 5, 2016 to May 17, 2017.  Please click here to view the schedule and register to attend.




Ovarian Cancer Action Group provides research roadmap

A group of international experts in ovarian cancer, including Dr. Ernst Lengyel and  Dr. Iris Romero, have collaborated on “Rethinking ovarian cancer II: reducing mortality from high-grade serous ovarian cancerThis article, which appears in the November issue of Nature Reviews Cancer, discusses recent advances in ovarian cancer research and provides a roadmap for future investigation.