Jeanne Conry, MD, PhD was the 64th President of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a membership organization representing over 57,000 practicing obstetricians and gynecologists. She has lead guideline development and national policy on the important role of Reproductive Health and the Environment. She is leading the Women’s Preventive Services Initiative, a national collaboration to define and implement optimum women’s health services across their lifespan. She has led efforts on Quality and Safety in Maternity Care through improved standards and responses in high risk obstetrics.
Dr. Conry was a practicing obstetrician gynecologist at Kaiser Permanente for 28 years, where she served in a leadership capacity, as the Assistant Physician-in-Chief for Kaiser Permanente’s Sacramento Roseville region. She developed the Women and Children’s Center, the largest obstetric delivery service in KP. Dr. Conry currently serves as CEO of the Environmental Health Leadership Foundation, an organization that spearheads efforts to improve the health and well-being of women through systematic changes in health care delivery with a focus on the environment. Dr. Conry earned her medical degree from the University of California, Davis, where she also completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in biology from the University of Colorado. She serves as an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California, Davis.