College of Natural Sciences

2016: Jeanne Ann Conry

Biological Sciences, 1974

Dr. Jeanne Conry has been a practicing obstetrician gynecologist at Kaiser Permanente for the past 25 years, and currently serves in a leadership capacity as the Assistant Physician-in-Chief for Kaiser Permanente's Sacramento Roseville region. From 1997 – 2004, Conry served as Chair of the Women's Health Care Task Force, where she championed osteoporosis screenings, began the breast care center in Sacramento, and oversaw the design and development of the group's Women and Children's Center, which is one of the largest obstetric service providers for Kaiser Permanente in the US.

Conry received the Environmental Achievement Award from the US. Environmental Protection Agency in 2012 for work on reproductive health and the environment. In 2013, she received the Visionary Leadership Award from the University of California San Francisco Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment In 2014, the US House of Representatives acknowledged her accomplishments in women's health and entered a commendation into the Congressional Record. Conry earned her medical degree from UC Davis, and earned a PhD in biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Conry currently lives with her husband Bruce Webb in Granite Bay.