Assistant Professor, OBGYN, Urogynecology
Christine Chu, MD, MSCI is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Research Division Director. Dr. Chu is originally from Canada. She attended the combined pre-medical/medical program at Penn State and Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. She completed residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York in 2013 and fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at University of Pennsylvania in 2016. After fellowship, she was an assistant professor at Washington University in St. Louis until 2021, and joined the division at UNC in July of 2021. She is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. At the national level, she is an active member of AUGS, and is currently serving as part of the Asymptomatic Bacteriuria writing group. She is also part of the education committee for IUGA. Her research interests include prevention of recurrent UTIs with non-antibiotic prophylaxis as well as the impact of physical activity, sedentary behavior, and physical function on pelvic floor disorders, particularly in older women. She is also a teaching instructor for an FPMRS fellowship program associated with Mekelle University and Hamlin Fistula Hospitals in Ethiopia, with the goal of assisting Ethiopian physicians in expanding FPMRS care and research in the area.
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