Karolynn Echols, MD is currently an Associate Professor, section chief of FPMRS at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and co-director of the Jefferson Comprehensive Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine program. She earned her bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and her medical doctorate from Temple University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital and her fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. She is the former associate professor and ACGME-accredited fellowship director of FPMRS at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University/Cooper University Healthcare. She most recently completed a fellowship in Integrative Medicine with Dr. Andrew Weil at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and is board certified in the field. She is widely published and currently concentrating her research on Integrative Urogynecology. Karolynn also has vast experience doing philanthropic work in obstetrical fistula, urogynecologic surgery and woman’s health in Cameroon, Niger, Kenya, Rwanda and Jamaica. She is the president and co-founder of Medicine In Action, a non-profit organization that continues to enhance women and children’s health in Jamaica since 2005. Karolynn is an honorary consultant for the University of West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica where she teaches residents, faculty and students and continues to lead Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology) surgical missions every March and November.