Katherine W. Kent, MD

Katherine W. Kent, MD

Katherine Kent, MD

Dr. Kent is a native Virginian. She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University. She then received her Medical Degree from the University of Virginia. Upon completion of her Residency Training at Duke University, she spent several years in practice in both North Carolina and Florida. She now  returns home to Virginia.  She enjoys all aspects of General Ob-Gyn and is actively involved with the Teen Health Center. She is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


Specialty ~
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Special Expertise ~
General Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards ~
2008 - CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education
Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG)
UVA Department of OB/GYN “Teacher of the Year Award”
Finalist, University of Virginia School of Medicine/School of  Nursing/Biomedical
2009 - Engineering Entrepreneurial Concept Competition (UVA SOM/SON/BME ECC), November 2009, Entry: prototype of uterine atony clamp (“Kent clamp”) in conjunction with Biomedical Engineering students I have led
Finalist, University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS)
2009 - Undergraduate Research and Design Symposium Entry: prototype of uterine atony clamp (“Kent clamp”) in conjunction with Biomedical Engineering students I have led
2008 - National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA), Grant awarded funding
technology innovation and entrepreneurship at colleges and universities
Golden Yankauer - Best Surgical Skills – Residency Class of 2002, Duke University Medical Center, Department of OB/GYN
2002 - Chief Resident – Duke University Medical Center -- (interviewed and selected residency candidates)
2001 - Optimistic Futures in Medicine Conference - (selected by my chairman to attend as a “future leader in medicine”)

Education ~
1998 - M.D. University of Virginia
1994 - B.S., Biology Virginia Commonwealth University

Residency ~
2002 - Duke University

Certification ~
2003 - Diplomate of the American Board of OBGYN

Licensure ~ 
Virginia            
North Carolina

 




 

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