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Katharine O’Connell White, MD, MPH, is the Vice Chair of Academics and the Associate Director of the Complex Family Planning Fellowship at Boston Medical Center, and is an Associate Professor of OB/GYN at the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. Dr. White has been a clinician, educator, researcher, and advocate in reproductive health for people who can become pregnant for over 20 years. She conducts multiple research studies in various areas of contraception and abortion, and she frequently lectures locally and nationally on a number of topics related to reproductive health. Dr. White is also the author of Your Guide to Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss and Your Sexual Health, both published by Mayo Clinic Press.
  • Administrative Title

    Vice Chair of Academics, Department of OB/GYN, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine
  • Education

    UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, 1998
  • Residency

    Baystate Medical Center, 2002
  • Fellowship

    Columbia University, 2004
  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology: OB/GYN and Complex Family Planning
  • Special Interests

    Miscarriage care, chronic vaginitis, sexual wellness/dysfunction
  • Research

    Shared decision making, new contraceptive methods


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Boston University is a leading private research institution with two primary campuses in the heart of Boston and programs around the world.

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