The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Maternal - Fetal Medicine
OB/GYN - Yale University School of Medicine
Maternal-Fetal Medicine - Duke University School of Medicine
Clinical / Research Interests
Pregnancy and Hematology
Prenatal Diagnosis
Management of High Risk Pregnancies
Preconception Counseling
Infectious Diseases

Homa K. Ahmadzia, MD/MPH is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist and Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Ahmadzia completed her undergraduate, medical school education, and Masters of Public Health at The George Washington University. She then completed her residency at Yale University and fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Duke University.

Dr. Ahmadzia has presented her research at numerous conferences including The Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, the International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis and the Foundation for Women and Girls with Blood Disorders. She has served on the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Global Health Committee since fellowship. She has previously received the Clinical and Translational Science Institute KL2 Mentored Career Development Award through the GW-CNMC partnership with NIH followed by a K23 Career Mentored Development Award from NHLBI. She has a specific clinic for Pregnancy and Hematology for patients at GW. She also has other grant funded research from the FDA and Gates foundation as well as serves as the Medical Monitor for the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Unit Network. Her areas of research interests include prevention of postpartum hemorrhage using tranexamic acid, public health epidemiology and global maternal health. She is the founder for UNITE GLOBE, an advocacy outreach group dedicated towards united efforts to reduce global obstetric hemorrhage.

Dr. Ahmadzia's clinical areas of interest include ultrasonography, management of high-risk pregnancies and bleeding disorders and thrombophilias. She enjoys taking care of women during pregnancy and hopes to improve perinatal outcomes for women in the US and abroad through her clinical and research interests.


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Clinical Trials

To assess the role of administering TXA pre-cord clamp in three different routes of administration (IV push, IM and IV infusion) for preventing postpartum hemorrhage.

This study will include collecting blood samples to send to the lab on patients who are found to be at higher risk for transfusion using both inpatient nursing evaluation and validate our prediction model.

This project is a prospective, observational study aimed to predict bleeding using hemoglobin trends measured non-invasively in patients undergoing elective cesarean delivery at the George Washington University Hospital.