Sindhu Srinivas, MD, MSCE, is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Director of Obstetrical Services at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She has appointments in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and is a Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. She received her Master’s of Science in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) from the University of Pennsylvania and has developed a successful research program in Maternal Fetal Medicine. Dr. Srinivas’ research includes both clinical/epidemiologic and translational research. Specifically, her current areas of research include: 1) studying and developing obstetric quality measures as well as understanding the impact of practice changes (individual level and system level) on maternal and neonatal outcomes, 2) understanding the etiology of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, a leading contributor to perinatal and maternal morbidity and mortality worldwide, and 3) understanding health disparities in obstetric outcomes.
As an Obstetrician Gynecologist and Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist, Dr. Srinivas has a clinical interest in cardiovascular disease and hypertension during pregnancy and in the overall delivery and systems of obstetric care delivery. She is deeply committed to improving health outcomes of women and children through her research, advocacy and clinical work.
Dr. Srinivas is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and served on the Committee on Obstetric Practice bulletins. She is also a member of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and currently is a co-leader of their Perinatal Epidemiology Forum and a member of the Health Policy committee. She has received numerous awards, including most recently the John J. Mikuta Professionalism Award from Penn's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.