Catherine Y. Spong, MD

Catherine Y. Spong, MD, is Editor-in-Chief of Contemporary OB/GYN; Professor and Vice-Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Gillette Professorship of Obstetrics and Gynecology; and Chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.


A Missed Opportunity

March 11, 2021

A major missed opportunity. Decades of effort including the development of guidance and implementation by individuals, groups, professional organizations, even the United States Congress, to address and facilitate inclusion of pregnant and lactating people in research and trials held no sway in the studies addressing the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-2019) pandemic.

Contemporary OB/GYN and JAMA: COVID Vaccination in Pregnant and Breastfeeding Individuals

February 12, 2021

Contemporary OB/GYN’s Editor in Chief, Catherine Y. Spong, MD, recently joined Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and Denise J. Jamieson, MD, MPH for a Q&A session to discuss COVID vaccination in pregnant and breastfeeding women.