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Brenna L. Hughes, MD

Brenna L. Hughes, MD

Brenna L. Hughes, MD

Brenna L. Hughes, MD

Dr. Hughes, has accepted an invitation to become a member of the Immunization Expert Work Group of ACOG which serves as an advisory group of the Committees on Obstetric Practice, Gynecologic Practice, and Adolescent Health Care.

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Zika Virus Risks Summarized by Chief of Women's Infectious Disease at Women & Infants

Dr. Brenna Hughes, chief of the Women's Infectious Disease Consultative Service was recently interviewed by WJAR-TV10. Dr. Hughes also offers this summary of what you need to know as a pregnant woman. Details

Pregnant Women To Be Screened for Depression

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently issued recommendations that all pregnant women should be screened for depression. According to Dr. Margaret Howard, director of Women's Behavioral Health, "Pregnancy is not protective against depression, which is all too common in the lives of women. Depression during pregnancy is becoming increasingly well-studied, and we are fortunate at Women & Infants to have a concentration of experts who are not only researching this important health issue, but are also providing exceptional care to women who are coping with postpartum depression."

WIH Among America's Best Hospitals for Obstetrics for Second Consecutive Year

Women & Infants has been recognized for its obstetric care for the second consecutive year, receiving the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics. Details