Associate Dean for Maternal, Perinatal and Child Health, WSU
Sonia Hassan
Associate Dean for Maternal, Perinatal and Child Health, WSU
Dr. Hassan is the Associate Dean for Maternal, Perinatal and Child Health at Wayne State University (WSU) School of Medicine and a Professor in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Hassan is the Project Site Manager for the Perinatology Research Branch of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health on behalf of WSU. She is the Director of the WSU Perinatal Initiative, a program focused on perinatal research. Dr. Hassan has also served as Director of the Center for Advanced Obstetrical Care and Research since its inception. Dr. Hassan is the co-chair for Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan’s Healthcare Transition Team, co-chair of the State of Michigan’s Infant Mortality Advisory Council, and director of Detroit’s Preterm Birth Reduction Plan. Dr. Hassan has been the author or co-author of over 300 publications. She has received several honors including: the Stuart Campbell Lecture Honor for the Most Cited Publication in Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News, and Crain’s 13th Annual Health Care Heroes Award Winner for Advancements in Health Care.