|Dr. Molly Chatterjee was born in Kolkata. She completed medical school, a residency in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) and research as a SC Bose Scholar. In 1968, she moved to New Delhi, where she was affiliated with AIIMS (All India Institute for Medical Sciences) for three months and completed a master’s degree in OB/GYN at Lady Harding Medical College. In 1970, she moved to Lusaka, Zambia and worked in pediatrics, surgery, emergency and OB/GYN departments until 1973.
From 1974-1981, Dr. Chatterjee completed an OB/GYN residency and a Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) fellowship in the U.S. She has taught at New Jersey Medical School and Catholic Medical Center as an assistant professor of OB/GYN and assistant director of the MFM Division and Fellowship program. She then moved to New York Medical College as associate professor and director of MFM. Dr. Chatterjee was a Senior Fulbright Scholar in Bonn, Germany from 1988-1989. Subsequently, she was associate professor in OB/GYN and the assistant director of the MFM and Fellowship program at University of New Mexico. From 1994-1998, she was professor of OB/GYN and director of MFM at Meharry Medical College, Tennessee. She practiced MFM until her retirement in 2011, when she made her grand round at Oakwood Hospital, Michigan. From 1974 to 2011, she published in journals, edited and wrote book chapters, presented abstracts and organized national and international seminars.
As a Fulbright Visiting Lecturer, Dr. Chatterjee plans to lecture at several Indian institutions on the topics of obesity, diabetes and thyroid disorders in pregnancy, emphasizing prevention and management of maternal, fetal and neonatal complications with current updates. She also plans to offer round table discussions in collaboration with groups of local faculty and students. In addition, she will organize a seminar with local faculty and one or two international speakers in collaboration with USIEF and her host institution.