Sonia Hassan

Sonia Hassan

Professor and Associate Dean for Maternal, Perinatal and Child Health

Sonia Hassan

Academic Rank

Associate Dean & Professor, Research Educator (full time)

Awards and Honors

  • Young Investigator's Award - The Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Certificate of Merit Award - The Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • J. Bay Jacobs 2007 American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Foundation (AAOGF) Travel Award, The American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society (AGOS), Washington, DC
  • Academic Achievement Award, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, 2008
  • Chair of the Prematurity Interest Group of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (2009-2010)


 Wayne State University School of Medicine


Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wayne State University, Hutzel Hospital

Research Interests

  • The uterine cervix transcriptome
  • Intra-uterine infection and its association with a sonographic short cervix
  • The uterine cervix and cervical biology in premature labor, cervical insufficiency, and labor at term
  • The use of progesterone in the prevention of preterm birth
  • Longitudinal studies of biomarkers to predict adverse pregnancy outcome

Other Information

Research Accomplishments:

  • Children's Research Center of Michigan Research Award: Fetal Growth Impairment and Maternal Microchimerism
  • Women's Reproductive Health Research (WRHR) Career Development Program of NICHD (2002-2006)
  • Principal Investigator for the North American Fetal Therapy Network at Wayne State University