Jennifer Allen

Associate Professor

Jennifer Allen

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology: General Obstetrics and Gynecology


Dr. Allen grew up in Columbia, SC, where she attended the University of South Carolina Honors College and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She then continued her studies at the Medical University of South Carolina and received her Doctor of Medicine degree in 2010. She completed residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical College of Georgia and joined the General Ob-Gyn faculty division at Augusta University in 2014. She is board certified and has a special interest in menopause and midlife health, as well as gynecologic surgery. Dr. Allen is one of only a few NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioners in the CSRA. She is a member of the North American Menopause Society and International Menopause Society and serves on the IMS Education Committee.

Dr. Allen has served as the Residency Program Director since 2020 and participates on many committees at the departmental, institutional, and state levels. She has a passion for leadership and teaching and has completed a Teaching Scholars fellowship through the Educational Innovation Institute at AU, as well as the APGO Scholars and Leaders program. She has won numerous local and national teaching awards (APGO, ACOG, MCG Exemplary Teaching awards 2016-present).

She gives back to the community of Augusta, GA by serving as the President and CFO of Stager Strong, Inc., a nonprofit that began following the death of one of her colleagues. This organization raises money at their annual 5K/Fun Run and supports charities such as the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, AlexStrong, and Mission 22. Dr. Allen attends Abilene Baptist Church and resides in Evans, GA with her husband, an Emergency Medicine physician, and her three children.

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  • MD, Medicine Medical University of South Ca, 2010


  • Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ABOG, 2017

  • Basic Written Examination in Obstetrics and Gynecology ABOG, 2014

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support

  • PHY GA Composite Medical Board, 2014

  • Basic Life Support

  • Physician License GA Composite Medical Board, 2014

  • Georgia Resident Training Permit

Awards & Honors

  • APGO Scholars and Leaders Program Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) , 2023

  • 2021-2022 MCG Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, 2022

  • 2022 Light the Night, 1st Place Friends & Family Fundraising Award, Stager Strong Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Augusta Chapter, 2022

  • 2020-2021 MCG Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, 2021

  • 2019 - 2020 MCG Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, 2020

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • OBGN 5000

    Basic Clkshp OBGYN
  • OBGN 5008

    Benign Gynecology Extn.
  • OBGN 5011

    OB/GYN Research
  • ROBG 5000

    Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • PHAS 5312

    Obstetrics and Gynecology


Selected Recent Publications

  • Case of postpartum uterine artery pseudoaneurysm associated with vonWillebrand disease., 2022
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Improving Resident Confidence in Discussing Goals of Care, 2021
  • The Effect of Buccal versus Vaginal Misoprostol on Time to Favorable Simplified Bishop Score. , 2020
    Research Report
  • The Effects of Exclusively Rooming-In on Breastfeeding Rates, 2019
    Research Report
  • Are Male Medical Students Slighted When it Comes to Educational Opportunities during the OB-GYN Clinical Rotation?, 2017

Research Interests

Breastfeeding Rates at AU
Obseva Primrose Phase 3 Trial (Medical management of Fibroids)
Cervical Precancer and Cancer
Robotic Surgery Curriculum Development
Residency Mock Oral Exams and Performance Improvement
Oral vs Vaginal misoprostol for induction of labor

Department Service

  • Clinical Informaticist 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • OBGYN Residency Mock Oral Exam Interviewer 2017 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Residency Interview Committee 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Medical Student Career Advisor 2014 - Present

University Service

  • Clinical Informatics 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • 2018-2019 The Bob Trot 5K Benefit Fund 2018 - 2019

    Role: Chairperson

Professional Service

  • Med Ed Portal 2018 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • AU OBGYN Research Day 2018 - Present

    Role: Conference-Related
  • Women in Medicine Group for OB/GYN Residents 2015 - Present

    Role: Director
  • Clothing Drive for Safe Homes of Augusta 2014 - Present

  • Child Family Health International 2012 - 2012

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • SIHLE 2018 - Present

    Role: Mentor