Dr. Cecilia Gambala received her Bachelor of Science In Cell and Molecular Biology and Bachelor of Arts from H. Sophie Newcomb College of Tulane University. She has an extensive educational history at Tulane University earning additionally a Masters of Science in Public Health and a Medical Degree. She subsequently completed her Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency and Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship in Chicago at the University of Illinois. In 2011, she returned to Tulane University Medical School to begin her academic career. She currently acts as Director of Medical Student Education in Ob/Gyn and is the Assistant Dean for Clinical Education. Dr. Gambala's research interests outside of medical education include prenatal diagnosis, obesity, diabetes and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.