Yvette LaCoursiere, MD, MPH
Dr. LaCoursiere began her faculty career at the University of Utah and returned to UC San Diego to complete the Women’s Reproductive Health Research (WRHR) program, where she has focused on outcomes associated with maternal obesity. She enjoys caring for individual patients, but is also committed to improving the health of women as a whole. She has won the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology & Council on Residency Education’s National Faculty Teaching award three times at two institutions and has 19 publications. She has also presented regionally and nationally on maternal obesity issues. With recent grant funding, Dr. LaCoursiere has initiated the Maternal Weight and Wellness Program at UC San Diego.