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Dr. Jane van Dis
Dr. Jane van Dis
Assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, University of Rochester, New York, US
“I am truly passionate about providing women with the tools and education they need to have the safest pregnancies with the best possible outcomes.”
Areas of expertise
  • Obstetrics 
  • Gynecology
  • Intersection of climate and maternal/female health
“Flo is an incredible and powerful platform to help people learn more about their bodies and well-being. I’m excited for the opportunity to work alongside so many other passionate and talented female health practitioners to provide the best possible experience for our millions of users.”
— Dr. Jane van Dis
  • University of Rochester, Department Obstetrics and Gynecology – Assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, since 2021
  • Startup Accelerator FemTech Lab – Advisor, 2020–2021
  • OB Best Practice – Cofounder in partnership with The ObG Project, 2019–2022
  • EQ Metric – Cofounder, 2017–2022
  • Obstetric hospitalist, since 2013
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists – Cochair of the Technology Committee District IX, 2016–2018
  • RoshReview – Obstetrics and gynecology chief editor, 2019–2020
  • MavenClinic – Advisor and medical director, 2017–2021
  • Advisor to women’s health care start-ups, including FLEX, Bobbie, Modern Fertility, Bea Fertility, and Biorithm
  • Portfolia FemTech II Fund – Lead partner
  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine – Residency in obstetrics and gynecology, 2004–2007
  • University of Hawaii – Internship in obstetrics and gynecology, 2003–2004
  • University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine – Degree in medicine, 2003
  • Reed College – Bachelor of Arts in English, 1992
Academic memberships
  • Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 
  • Member of the Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists
Appearances and publications in other media
Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 142, no. 6, pp. 1341–46.,
01 Dec 2023
Sustainability in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 136, no. 6, pp. 1077–79.,
01 Dec 2020
Stand Up for Equity
New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 379, no. 17, pp. 1592–93.,
25 Oct 2018
Time’s Up for Medicine? Only Time Will Tell
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