Alfred Abuhamad, MD
Interim President, Provost, and Dean of the School of Medicine
Mason C. Andrews Professor and Chairman Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program Director
On Aug. 4, 2021, the EVMS Board of Visitors appointed Alfred Abuhamad, MD, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a 29-year veteran of the school, to serve as interim President, Provost and Dean of the School of Medicine effective immediately.
Dr. Abuhamad currently serves as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program. Dr. Abuhamad is the past President of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), Society of Ultrasound in Medical Education (SUSME), Perinatal Quality Forum (PQF) and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). He is also the past-Chair of the Council for Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care. He has published more than 180 peer-reviewed manuscripts, authored six textbooks in fetal echocardiography, ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, first trimester ultrasound and office procedures, and received numerous national and international awards including The 2019 Commonwealth of Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award. He is the recipient of the National Institute of Health RO1 grant to study “Novel Tools for the Noninvasive Evaluation of the Human Placenta”.
Dr. Abuhamad established the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology’s (ISUOG) outreach program and has led several ultrasound training missions to the developing world to include Haiti, Ghana and Somaliland. He is well known internationally for his work in ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis, fetal echocardiography, global outreach and patient safety.