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Posts by Adeline A. Boatin, MD, MPH

  • A Massachusetts General Hospital obstetrician, Adeline Boatin, MD, MPH, co-director of the Global OB/GYN Program in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is collaborating with colleagues in sub-Saharan Africa to combat maternal mortality.

  • Calling Cesarean delivery a window into overall quality of obstetrics care, Adeline A. Boatin, MD, MPH, of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and colleagues review the equity, effectiveness, efficiency, safety, timeliness and patient-centeredness of Cesarean delivery in low- and middle-income countries.


Dr. Adeline Boatin is an Ob/Gyn specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston. She is also a researcher and educator at Harvard Medical School.

She received her undergraduate education at Harvard College and her medical degree at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons University. She completed an MPH with a focus on International health at the Harvard School of Public Health and then completed a four-year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Harvard Integrated Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program where she served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Boatin is currently an Assistant Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School. She is also an affiliate faculty for the Center for Global Health at MGH and the Program for Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School. In addition to clinical care and resident training at MGH, she is an NIH-funded clinical researcher with a focus on reducing global reproductive health inequities, particularly around the provision of safe and quality obstetric and gynecologic surgery in low resource settings. Her current research is based in Mbarara, Uganda.

Dr. Boatin practices general obstetrics and gynecology at MGH. Some of her particular clinical interests include colposcopy, gynecologic surgery including management of fibroids, heavy bleeding, benign ovarian cysts and intrapartum care for laboring women.

She strongly believes in educating and mentorship and has received the AK Goodman award for mentorship from the Dept of OB/GYN at MGH and the Young Mentor Award from Harvard Medical School.

Away from research and clinical work, she loves the outdoors and weather permitting enjoys long walks, hikes, biking and many water-based activities.

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