Maternal-Fetal Medicine Center
Meet the Team
Michele Lauria, MD, MS, FACOG
Michele Lauria, MD, MS, FACOG, professor of OB/GYN and Clinical Informatics at University at Buffalo, is a graduate of the University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and has a master’s degree in evaluative clinical studies, concentrating on process improvement. She is board certified in maternal fetal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology and clinical informatics. Dr. Lauria was a professor of OB/GYN and Radiology at Dartmouth Medical School in New Hampshire, where she worked as a maternal fetal medicine specialist at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. She was also co-founder and medical director of the Northern New England Perinatal Quality Improvement Network.
Hunter Gomez Roberts, MD
Hunter Gomez Roberts, MD is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital. Dr. Gomez earned his degree in medicine from Santo Domingo Institute of Technology and completed a residency in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Lincoln Hospital (Weill Cornell Medical College), where he worked as chief resident and achieved the academic title of Valedictorian.
His passion and dedication for high risk complex obstetric cases inspired Dr. Gomez to complete a Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the Perinatology Research Branch (NICHD/NIH), Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University. Dr. Gomez’s interests are in cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, multiple gestation, human genetics, autoimmune disorders, cancer in pregnancy, substance abuse in pregnancy, obstetrical ultrasound and fetal anomalies.
Heather Link, MD, MPH
Heather Link, MD, MPH studied both medicine and public health at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. After graduating from medical school, she completed residency in OB/GYN at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Following residency, she completed a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. During her fellowship she interned with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. Since completing fellowship in 2019 she has worked as a consultant for the WHO on a project focusing on global maternal causes of death.
Dr. Link is a board certified OB/GYN. She is actively involved in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and participates on numerous committees focused on improving pregnancy outcomes for women, both in New York and globally. She is passionate about improving maternal morbidity and mortality through evidence based medicine.
Paul L. Ogburn, Jr., MD
Paul L. Ogburn, Jr., MD is Chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University at Buffalo. Dr. Ogburn earned a B.S. in chemistry from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a degree in medicine from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Minnesota. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology.