November 8, 2021

James Segars, MD

James Segars is the Howard and Georgeanna Seegar Jones Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Director, Division of Women’s Health Research at Johns Hopkins. A major focus of his research has explored the molecular mechanisms responsible for reproductive diseases, including uterine fibroids, endometriosis, PCOS, and infertility. He graduated from Duke University and Duke University School of Medicine followed by a residency in OB/GYN and a fellowship Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Vanderbilt University. After clinical training, he completed 3 years of post-doctoral training at the NIH as an RSDP Scholar. Dr. Segars was recruited to the intramural program at NICHD for 20 years before moving to Johns Hopkins. At Johns Hopkins, his division is engaged in several NIH-funded clinical and translational research studies of fibroids, endometriosis, and infertility. Dr. Segars has published over 230 research papers and serves on several editorial boards. He has received several awards for mentorship and research.