Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer

Asima Ahmad, MD, MPH

Asima Ahmad, MD, MPH, is Carrot's Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer (CMO).

Dr. Ahmad is also a practicing reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist double board-certified in reproductive endocrinology and obstetrics and gynecology. She earned a combined medical and public health degree from the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, completed her residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and completed fellowship training at the University of California, San Francisco. Her work has been published extensively on a wide range of topics related to infertility, reproductive and hormonal health, gynecologic malignancies, and patient safety.

Dr. Ahmad has held leadership roles on the Access to Care Special Interest Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), most recently as the Chair and previously as the Vice-Chair. She has also founded Umeed Foundation, helped in healthcare delivery and optimization with global organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO), and worked on global health projects to reduce rates of maternal mortality.

Dr. Ahmad has also been awarded University of Chicago’s Humanitarian Award, named to Business Insider’s 30 under 40 in Healthcare list, and recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor, and one of the Top 100 University of Chicago Alumni in Technology.

Dr. Ahmad and her husband live in Chicago, IL, with their four children.

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Education
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Reproductive endocrinology & infertility fellowship, University of California, San Francisco

OB/GYN residency, Yale School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital

MPH, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

BA, University of Chicago

Awards
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Business Insider’s 30 under 40 in Healthcare

Castle Connolly Top Doctor

Top 100 University of Chicago Alumni in Technology

University of Chicago Humanitarian Award

Additional Credentials
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Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Chair, Access to Care Special Interest Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Board certified in obstetrics & gynecology, reproductive endocrinology & infertility

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