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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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Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist at Women & Infants Speaks on Expert Panel About Zika at Brown University

Dr. Brenna Hughes was one of four experts chosen to speak on the Zika virus at Brown University's Watson Institute on Wednesday. Dr. Hughes delivered a short presentation regarding the virus and pregnancy as well as testing and screening for the virus in pregnant women.
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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

Researcher Helps Uncover More Inherited Genetic Mutations Linked to Ovarian Cancer

A recent publication documents the efforts of a team of researchers affiliated with the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG), including one from Women & Infants, to determine if inherited genetic mutations other than BRCA1 and BRCA2 can also put a woman at risk of developing these diseases. Details