Christina S. Han MD

Assistant Professor (Adjunct) of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Women's Reproductive Health Research Scholar; Albert Mckern Scholar Award for Perinatal Research (2012)

Biographical Info

Dr. Han completed the combined B.S.-M.D. program at the University of California at Riverside and UCLA, where she was a UC Regent Scholar and was awarded the William H. Dignam, M.D. Award for Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She completed her residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, and was active in ACOG District IX Committee for Underserved Women, international medical missions, and multiple hospital committees. She received the Gregory Dantzler, M.D. Chief Resident Teaching Award, Berlex Resident Teaching Award, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Outstanding Resident Award, and Bruce and Sylvia Stern Resident Manuscript Award. Dr. Han then came to Yale, where she completed her training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

Her research and clinical interests are focused around diabetes, endocrine, and metabolic disorders in pregnancy, particularly the pathophysiology of resulting aberrations at the maternal-fetal interface, the prevention of adverse pregnancy outcomes, and in-utero fetal programming. Additionally, with a strong interest in information technology, she is developing novel web- and smartphone-based technology platforms to enhance the physician-patient, physician-physician, and educator-trainee interactions.

Dr. Han serves on the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Communications committee and Education Outreach sub-committee.

International Activity

  • Gynecologic surgery
    Tagbilaran City, Philippines (2010)
    Surgical Mission
  • Gynecologic surgery
    Palayan City, Philippines (2008)
    Surgical Mission
  • Gynecologic surgery
    Solola, Guatemala (2007)
    Surgical Mission
  • Primary care
    Falmouth, Jamaica (2006)
    Medical Mission

Education & Training

University of California at Riverside (2001)
UCLA School of Medicine (2004)
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Obstetrics & Gynecology (2004 - 2008)
Yale University School of Medicine, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences (2008 - 2011)

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