Jenna McCarthy, MD
Jenna McCarthy, MD, completed her undergraduate work at Dartmouth before attending medical school at the University of Michigan where she graduated with distinction in research in 2004. Dr. McCarthy then completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a clinical and research fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Michigan Medical Center. She is one of only a handful of physicians selected by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology to complete her training as a combined, 6 year residency/fellowship. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as in Reproductive Endocrinology.
As a fellow, Dr McCarthy was awarded grants from the Fibroid Foundation1 and the National Institutes of Health2 for her work on uterine muscle stem cells. She has published numerous articles and co-authored multiple book chapters on her major research interests including uterine fibroids, ovarian reserve, and fertility preservation. Dr. McCarthy has presented her research at both national and international meetings.
Dr. McCarthy is a member of numerous professional societies such as the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI), the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the American Medical Association (AMA). She is an ad-hoc reviewer for the International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Medical Letter.
1Fibroid Foundation New Investigator Grant; 2National Institutes of Health Contraception and Infertility Loan Repayment Program