Obstetrics and Gynecology
Born in Houston, TX, but a native of Atlanta, GA, Dr. Georgina Iyamu earned her BS in Health and Exercise Science at Wake Forest University, her MPH at Emory University, and MD from Meharry Medical College. She completed her internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Meharry Medical College and served as the Chief Resident during her last year.
Dr. Iyamu has received numerous awards including the American Rhodes Scholar, and the Clifford E. Minton and Alma H. Minton Memorial Endowed Scholarship.
She participated in various research projects involving the role anticancer chemotherapy plays in post-thaw sperm function, evaluating proteomic analyses of diminished AHSG expression in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, creating standardized clinical screening protocols to reduce complications of thrombophilia in pregnant patients, and increasing underrepresented minorities access to healthcare professions through pipeline opportunities, just to name a few.
She is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Medical Women Association, American Association of Cancer Research, American Public Health Association, and a Diamond Life member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
Dr. Iyamu has a varied personality including ambition, perseverance, and the qualities of generosity and thoughtfulness. She is a well-determined and vigorous individual, yet pleasantly calm. Her purpose is to constantly deliver quality health care to women and the medically underserved, through every phase of their lives, from the reproductive years to menopause and beyond.
In her leisure time, she enjoys shopping, traveling, running, and spending time with her family and friends.