Global Health

Women's Health International Program (WHIP)

The goal of the University of Washington Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology Women's Health International Program is to improve women's health worldwide by providing health education for women, training for their health care providers, and by conducting research on key questions in women's health.

Ob/Gyn Faculty Working Internationally

Our faculty participate in research and policy initiatives in more than a dozen countries. In collaboration with the UW School of Public Health and the Department of Global Health, this involvement is growing rapidly.




Current faculty participation:

  • David A Eschenbach, MD, Chair—Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania
  • Thomas R Easterling, MD—India, Mexico
  • Linda O Eckert, MD—Kenya, Worldwide
  • Michael G Gravett, MD—Africa, Southeast Asia
  • Connie Mao, MD—I-TECH Haiti
  • Anne-Marie Amies Oelschlager, MD—Ethiopia
  • Sarah W Prager, MD, MAS—Zambia, Uganda, Nepal, Zimbabwe
  • Jennifer A Unger, MD, MPH—Kenya
  • Dilys M Walker, MD—Mexico, Guatemala, Kenya