Alfred Z. Abuhamad, MD, FAIUM

Dr Alfred Abuhamad currently serves as President, Provost and Dean, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Radiology at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr Abuhamad is a past President of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), Society of Ultrasound in Medical Education (SUSME), Perinatal Quality Forum (PQF), and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). He is also founder and past-Chair of the Council for Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care, in Washington, DC. 

He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts, authored seven textbooks in fetal echocardiography, ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, first-trimester ultrasound, and office procedures, and received numerous national and international awards including the 2019 Commonwealth of Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award and the 2022 Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Life-Time Achievement Award. He is the recipient of the National Institute of Health RO1 grant to study “Novel Tools for the Noninvasive Evaluation of the Human Placenta”. Dr Abuhamad established the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology’s (ISUOG’s) outreach program and has led several ultrasound training missions to the developing world including to Haiti, Ghana, and Somaliland. 

He is well known internationally for his work in ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis, fetal echocardiography, global outreach, and patient safety. Dr Abuhamad has been a faculty member at EVMS and a citizen of Hampton Roads for 31 years.