Dr. William W. Andrews, Ph.D, MD

  • Chairman and Professor
    Obstetrics and Gynecology
    University of Alabama at Birmingham

    William W. Andrews, Ph.D, MD, is the Charles E. Flowers, Jr. Endowed Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Andrews earned his Ph.D in physiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas in 1980 and graduated cum laude from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1984. He completed an obstetrics and gynecology residency at UAB, and a maternal-fetal medicine fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and maternal-fetal medicine. Dr. Andrews has extensive clinical, research, and training expertise in maternal and fetal health. He is a past site principal investigator for UAB in the Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network and also the Genomics and Proteomics Network for Preterm Birth Research. His research interests focus on obstetric infections including infectious etiologies of preterm birth.