Veronica Ades, MD, MPH, FACOG Assistant Professor Director of Global Women's Health Director, EMPOWER Clinic for Survivor of Sex Trafficking and Sexual Violence Principal Investigator, Empower Lab Gynecologist, New York Harbor VA Healthcare System Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, NYU School of Medicine

Veronica Ades, MD, MPH, FACOG
Assistant Professor
Director of Global Women's Health
Director, EMPOWER Clinic for Survivor of Sex Trafficking and Sexual Violence
Principal Investigator, Empower Lab
Gynecologist, New York Harbor VA Healthcare System
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, NYU School of Medicine

Dr. Veronica Ades

Veronica Ades, MD, MPH, FACOG is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist. She attended medical school at the State University of New York at Downstate in Brooklyn, NY, and obtained residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. After residency, she obtained a Master’s degree in Public Health with a concentration in Quantitative Methods at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Ades then completed a three-year fellowship in Reproductive Infectious Disease at the University of California, San Francisco, in which she lived and worked in rural Uganda, and conducted research on placental malaria in HIV-infected and –uninfected women.

Dr. Ades also completed a Certificate in Comparative Effectiveness at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Ades has worked with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders on assignments in Aweil, South Sudan in 2012 and 2016 and in Irbid, Jordan in 2013.

Dr. Ades is currently an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of Global Women’s Health at the New York University School of Medicine (NYUMC). Her clinical work is at the New York Harbor VA and at Gouverneur Health. At NYUMC, Dr. Ades has created an educational and research partnership with Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana. She is also the Director of the EMPOWER Clinic for Survivors of Sex Trafficking and Sexual Violence at Gouverneur Health on the Lower East Side.

Dr. Ades’ main research focus is on post-sexual trauma gynecologic care. She runs the Empower Lab at the College of Global Public Health at NYU, where she has active research projects on sexual and gender-based violence, intimate partner violence, military sexual trauma, and global women’s health.