Education & Training

Medical School

UCLA-University of California Los Angeles


Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • University of California at Los Angeles GME


American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology


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Academic Information

Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health


400 N Keene St
Columbia, MO 65201
United States

P. 573-817-3190

Research Interests

  • Quality Assurance in Clinical Care
  • Breastfeeding

Areas of Expertise

  • General Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Low-Intervention Birth
  • Breastfeeding
  • Family Planning
  • Chronic Pain
  • Operative Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy 

Awards & Honors

  • 2011 Certification of Appreciation: Breastfeeding Champion
  • 2011 ACOG National Faculty Award for Resident Teaching
  • 2008 Administrative Chief Resident, UCLA Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 2007 Recipient Research Award-Best Resident Research Project
  • 2004, 2005 Golden Apple Resident Teaching Award
  • 2002 Vice President, UCLA Class of 2003
  • 2001 International Health Medical Education Consortium (IHMEC) –delegate
  • 1999-2003 UCLA Regent’s Scholarship 1998 Outstanding Senior Award in Division of Biological Sciences, UMC
  • 1997 Presenter, Argonne National Laboratory Research Symposium
  • 1997-1998 Howard Hughes Research Scholarship


  • Speichinger, E. Surgical Disorders in Pregnancy. Ob/Gyn Secrets. 4th Edition. Bader, T (Ed). In press.
  • Speichinger E.  Postpartum Hemorrhage.  In: Grover J, Mendelson SG, eds. PAC/LAC Prenatal and Intrapartum Guidelines of Care. Tarzana, Ca: PAC/LAC; 2015.  ISBN: 978-0-9905154-2-5
  • Collier, A, Gornbein, J, Kim, C, Parvataneni, R, Smith, L, Speichinger E. Multivariate algorithm for predicting risk of intrauterine device expulsion. Obstet and Gynecol 2015. 125 (suppl):61S-62S.
  • Speichinger E, Holschneider, C. Chapter 25: Surgical Diseases and Disorders in Pregnancy. Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Obstetrics and Gynecology , 11e. 2013
  • Speichinger E, Singhal R, Oregon R, Smith L, Holschneider C. Impact of an electronic surveillance program on the follow-up of abnormal pap tests in a public hospital.  Obstet Gynecol 2008;111(suppl):74S