After nearly 20 years at Brown, Maureen G. Phipps RES’98, MD, MPH, has become the new chief executive officer of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. As CEO, Phipps’ primary responsibility will be to drive ACOG’s strategic vision and continued organizational growth and advocacy for the ob/gyn profession. She will also oversee the execution of ACOG programs and day-to-day operations and provide leadership to more than 250 staff members with the help of her executive team.
Phipps completed her BS in biology at Boston College, MD at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, and residency at Brown and Women & Infants Hospital before earning her MPH from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. After her fellowship at the U-M Medical Center, she returned to Providence to join Brown’s faculty in 2001. She was the chair and Chace-Joukowsky Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology; assistant dean for teaching and research in women’s health; professor of epidemiology; chief of ob/gyn at Women & Infants; executive chief of ob/gyn for Care New England; and member of the Executive Committee of the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute.