Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship

Fellow Research Listing


The faculty research interests are diverse and include the following areas: various aspects of obesity in pregnancy, development of novel tocolytic agents, fetal growth restriction, Doppler ultrasound studies in high risk pregnancies, functional echocardiography, electrohysterography and several other clinical projects.

Current Fellows
Emily Williams (2019-2022)
Sarah Hostetter (2018-2021)

Devika Maulik (PI),Sarah Hostetter. Dosing of Aspirin and Pre-Eclampsia prevention.

Devika Maulik (PI), Sarah Hostetter. Which fetal growth calculator best predict birth weight in fetuses with CHD.

Karen Florio (PI), Sherri Jackson, Sarah Hostetter. Blood pressure validation in obese patients using 3 cuff locations and comparing to arterial line measurements.

Karen Florio (PI) and many others at Luke’s. Heart disease in pregnancy (HOPE) registry

Tabitha Schrufer Poland (2017-2020)

Research studies

  • Characterization of fetal cerebrovascular and placental circulation with fetal growth and neonatal outcomes in critical congenital heart disease
  • Conducted at Fetal Health Center, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
  • Primary outcome: characterize fetal cerebrovascular and placental circulation and growth in various congenital heart disease pathologies longitudinally throughout gestation, et. al.
  • Secondary outcome: Subgroup analyses of specific cardiac lesions, et. al.
  • Status: Currently in data collection and analysis of subset of patients
Past Fellows
Tara Daming (2016-2019)

Publications

Florio K, Daming TB, Grodzinsky A. Poorly Understood Maternal Risks of
Pregnancy in Women With Heart Disease. Circulation. 2018 Feb 20;137(8):766-768.

Poster Presentations

Daming T et al. Fetal Growth pattens in Cardiac disease. St. Lukes Hospital of Kansas City- Fellow and Resident Research Day, Kansas City, MO April 2018.

Daming T, et al. Fetal Growth Pattens in Women with Maternal Congenital Heart Disease. The 5th International Congress of Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy, Bologna, Italy, February 2018

Gray R, White D, Florio K, Daming, T.  Cardiac Center of Excellence in Pregnancy . The 5th International Congress of Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy, Bologna, Italy, February 2018

Daming T et al. Fetal Growth Patterns in Women with Maternal Arrythmias. The 5th International Congress of Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy, Bologna, Italy, February 2018

Vilchez, G, Daming T, Florio, K. Congenital and Acquired Heart Disease: Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes. The Pregnancy Meeting, SMFM Dallas, TX January 2018

Vilchez, G, Daming T, Florio, K. Risk of Fetal Growth Restriction in Pregnancy complicated by Acquired and Congenital Maternal Cardiac disease: A Population Based Study. The Pregnancy Meeting, SMFM Dallas, TX January 2018

Daming T, et al. Fetal Growth Pattens in Women with Maternal Congenital Heart Disease. The Pregnancy Meeting, SMFM Dallas, TX January 2018

Research studies:

Florio, K,  Schmidt, L, Magalski, A, Daming, T, Schrufer-Poland T,  et al.  Validation of a Noninvasive Cardiac Output Monitoring (NICOM) in pregnant women with and without structural heart disease IRB # 18-062

Mundy, D. and Daming, T. Supraumbilical versus Pfannesteil incisions in Obese women undergoing cesarean section  IRB 17-014.

Mundy, D., Vichez G, Knightley, A, Daming T , et al.  Proteomic Analysis of Maternal Blood Serum and differences in Proteome Profiles in the Antepartum and Postpartum Period of Pregnancies Complicated by Preeclampsia. IRB 15-547

Maulik, D, Porter B, Daming T, Schrufer-Poland T, et al.  Maternal NAMPT concentrations in the setting of intrauterine growth restriction and their correlation with ultrasound Doppler velocimetry indices. IRB 14-460.

Maulik D,  Mundy, D, and Daming T. Micro-Array Analysis of Angiogenesis Related Gene Expression in Fetal Growth Restriction. IRB 13-390

Florio, K,  Schmidt, L, Magalski, A, Daming, T, Vilchez, G, Schrufer-Poland T et al. Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy: Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes  IRB 15-014 (Saint Luke’s Hospital)

Wambach, K, Mundy D and Daming T. MOMHealth: Mobile Multiple Health Behavior Change in Teen Pregnancy & Parenting. NIH 1R21HD088913-01A1  IRB 141251

Scholarly Activity (Committees {UMKC, local, national}, Editorial roles, etc)

Daming T. Perinatal Safety Committee. Co-Physician Coordinator.

Daming, T. Journal of Maternal, Fetal and Perinatal Medicine, Reviewer.

Daming T. American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologist. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders National Committee,  District VII Representative, 2016-present

Daming, T. American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.  Green Team Committee Member, 2014-present.

Daming T. American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Junior Fellow Chair and Legislative Chair, Louisiana. 2015-2016.

Research studies:

Mundy, D., Vichez G, Knightley, A, Daming T , et al.  Proteomic Analysis of Maternal Blood Serum and differences in Proteome Profiles in the Antepartum and Postpartum Period of Pregnancies Complicated by Preeclampsia. IRB 15-547

Maulik, D, Porter B, Daming T, Schrufer-Poland T, et al.  Maternal NAMPT concentrations in the setting of intrauterine growth restriction and their correlation with ultrasound Doppler velocimetry indices. IRB 14-460.

Maulik D,  Mundy, D, and Daming T. Micro-Array Analysis of Angiogenesis Related Gene Expression in Fetal Growth Restriction. IRB 13-390

Florio, K,  Schmit, L, Magalski, A, Daming, T, Vilchez, G, Schrufer-Polan T,  Daming, T et al. Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy: Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes Associated with acute MI in pregnancy . IRB 15-014 (Saint Luke’s Hospital)

Mundy D. Daming, T, Wombach K.  Teen momHealth program: iPad intervention for pregnant teen mothers. IRB Pending.

Maulik, D and Daming T. The therapeutic role of nitric oxide donors in fetal growth restriction. Review paper in progress.

Scholarly Activity (Committees {UMKC, local, national}, Editorial roles, etc)

Daming, T. Journal of Maternal, Fetal and Perinatal Medicine, Reviewer.

Daming T. American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologist. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders National Committee,  District VII Representative, 2016-present

Daming, T. American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.  Green Team Committee Member, 2014-present.

Daming T. American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Junior Fellow Chair and Legislative Chair, Louisiana. 2015-2016.

Gustavo Vilchez (2015-2018)

Publications:

Vilchez G, Mundy D. Overview of the Normal Development of the Human Enbryo and Fetus. In: The diagnosis and Management of Acute Abdomen in Pregnancy. Springer. In press.

Vilchez G, Lagos M, Kumar K, Argoti P. Is mean platelet volume a better biomarker in pre-eclampsia? J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2017 Apr 19.

Vilchez G, Kontopoulos EV. Subcutaneous Closure After Cesarean Delivery: Evidence Update. BJOG. 2017 Mar 11 doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.14637. [Epub ahead of print]

Vilchez G, Dai J, Kumar K, Lagos M, Sokol RJ. Contemporary analysis of maternal and neonatal morbidity after uterine rupture: A nationwide population-based study. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2017 Feb 11. doi: 10.1111/jog.13300. [Epub ahead of print]

Hoyos LR, Malik M, Najjar M, Rodriguez-Kovacs J, Abdallah M, Vilchez G, Awonuga AO. Morbid obesity and outcome of ectopic pregnancy following capped single-dose regimen methotrexate. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2017 Feb;295(2):375-381.

Vilchez G, Dai J, Nazeer S, Maulik D, Kontopoulos E, Sokol RJ. A retrospective cohort analysis of cerclage in Twin pregnancies: perinatal outcomes & gestational age at delivery. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jan; 216 (1) S538–S539

Chelliah, Walejko J, Vilchez G, Jackson J, Patrick K, Ho M, Edison A, Gregg A. Intrapartum vs postpartum metabolomics in serum and urine of diabetic mothers. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jan; 216 (1) S355–S356.

Vilchez G, Dai J, Lagos M, Sokol RJ. Maternal side effects & fetal neuroprotection according to body mass index after magnesium sulfate in a multicenter randomized controlled trial. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2017 Jan 23:1-9. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2017.1279143. [Epub ahead of print]

Vilchez G, Hoyos LR, Leon-Peters J, Lagos M, Argoti P. Differences in clinical presentation and pregnancy outcomes in antepartum preeclampsia and new-onset postpartum preeclampsia: Are these the same disorder? Obstet Gynecol Sci. 2016 Nov;59(6):434-443.

Vilchez G, Hoyos LR, Maldonado MC, Lagos M, Kruger M, Bahado-Singh R. Risk of neonatal mortality according to gestational age after elective repeat cesarean delivery. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2016 Jul;294(1):77-81.

Vilchez G, Maldonado M, Hoyos L, Dai J, Sokol RJ. The Effect of Expectant Management Risks on Maternal/Neonatal Outcomes in Planned Repeat Cesarean Delivery. Obstetrics & Gynecology 2016 May; 127:146S.

Vilchez G, Maldonado M, Doo J, Dai J, Sokol RJ. Optimal Delivery Route in Low Risk Term Twin Pregnancies Conceived after Infertility Treatment: Is the “Precious Baby” Effect Justified? Reproductive Sciences 2016. 174A-174A

Vilchez G, Maldonado M, Doo J, Dai J, Sokol RJ. The Effect of Infertility Treatment on Term Maternal/Neonatal Outcomes and Optimal Timing for Delivery in Conception- Assisted Singleton “Premium Pregnancies”. Reproductive Sciences 2016. March; 23: 270A-271A.

Vilchez G, Dai J, Gill N, Lagos M, Bahado-Singh R, Sokol RJ. Racial disparities in the optimal for induction of labor in low-risk term pregnancies: a national population-based study. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016;29(8):1279-82.

Vilchez G, Hoyos L, Dai J, Sokol R. Analysis of Planned Trial of Labor vs. Planned Repeat Cesarean and the Effect of Expectant Management at each Gestational Age at term. Am JObstet Gynecol. 2016 Jan; 214 (1), S211-S212.

Vilchez G, Hoyos L, Dai J, Sokol R. Optimal Delivery Mode in Singleton Pregnancies Conceived after Infertility Treatment: Is the “Precious Baby” Effect Justified? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Jan; 214 (1), S445-S446.

Research Grants:

Vilchez G, Nazeer S, Allsworth G, Keightley A, Florio K, Mundy D, Yeast J. Saint Luke’s Hospital Foundation Research Grant. Saint Luke’ Hospital.

Vilchez G, Nazeer S, Chandra P. Department of Psychiatry Intramural Research Grant. University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine.

Vilchez G, Allsworth G, Keightley A, Mundy D. School of Graduate Studies Research Grant. University of Missouri – Kansas City.

Vilchez G, Mundy D, Maldonado M. Sarah Morrison Research Grant. University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine.

Awards:

Vilchez G, Mundy D. “Central Prize” Research Award. Central Association of Obstetricians & Gynecologists. Oct 2016.

Vilchez G, Mundy D. “Dr. Jack A. Pritchard Memorial Paper” Research Award. Central Association of Obstetricians & Gynecologists. Oct 2016

Vilchez G. Poster Presentation Research Award. American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists Michigan Section Junior Fellow Research Meeting. May 2016

Scholarly Activity

Ad Hoc Scientific Journal Reviewer. British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Ad Hoc Scientific Journal Reviewer. Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
Ad Hoc Scientific Journal Reviewer. Maternal and Child Health Journal.
Ad Hoc Scientific Journal Reviewer. American Journal of Perinatology.
Ad Hoc Scientific Journal Reviewer. Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine.
Ad Hoc Scientific Journal Reviewer. Archives in Women’s Mental Health.

Presentations

Cephalocele, Dysgenesis of the Corpus Callosum, Ventriculomegaly, and Polyhydramnios. Fetal Health Center Case Conference. 04/2017

Polyhydramnios, Hydrops Fetalis, Possible Skeletal Dysplasia and Other Malformations. Fetal Health Center Case Conference. 02/2017

Rhythm disturbances in the fetus: Bradyarrrhytmias. Fetal Board – Saint Luke’s Hospital. 01/2017

A retrospective cohort analysis of cerclage in Twin pregnancies: perinatal outcomes & gestational age at delivery. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting. 01/2017

Rhythm disturbances in the fetus: Tachyarrhythmias. Fetal Board – Saint Luke’s Hospital. 11/2016.

The Effect of the Expectant Management in Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes and Optimal Timing for Delivery. Central Association of Obstetricians & Gynecologists. 10/2016

Racial Disparities in Magnesium Sulfate Neuroprotection. Central Association of Obstetricians & Gynecologists. 10/2016

The 39-week rule: Ethics, Controversies, Stillbirth. KCGyn Society – Saint Luke’s Hospital. 09/2016.

Ultrasound Imaging of Neuronal Migration Abnormalities. Fetal Board – Saint Luke’s Hospital. 05/2016.

Reproductive Genetics. Perinatal Lectures. Department of ObGyn, University of Missouri-Kansas City. 04/2016

Research Studies:

Vilchez G, Nazeer S, Keightley A, Mundy D. Proteomic Analysis of Maternal Blood Serum and differences in Proteome Profiles in the Antepartum and Postpartum Period of Pregnancies Complicated by Preeclampsia. IRB# 15-547.

Vilchez G, Nazeer S, Maldonado M, Chandra P. Pregnant Women Behavior during Obstetric Ultrasound: Its Correlation with Mental Health and Obstetric Outcomes. IRB# 16-203.

Vilchez G, Mundy D. Doppler Ultrasonography for Antenatal Surveillance in Low- and High-Risk Pregnancies: Correlation with Perinatal Outcomes. IRB# 16-321.

Vilchez G, Mundy D. Risk of Expectant Management and Optimal Timing of Delivery. IRB# 16-362.

Vilchez G, Mundy D. Racial Disparities on Magnesium Sulfate Neuroprotection. IRB# 5-479.

Blake Porter – (2014-2017)

Research Projects

Maulik, Dev (PI), Porter, Blake, Babbar, Shilpa. # 14-460 Maternal serum NAMPT concentrations in the setting of intrauterine growth restriction and their correlation with ultrasound Doppler velocimetry indices.

Mundy, David (PI), Porter, Blake, Levy, Deborah. #16-165 OB Emergency Simulations: A Randomized Trial.

Mundy, David (PI), Orth, Teresa, Babbar,Shilpa, Schrufer-Poland, Tabitha, Porter, Blake, Moturu, Aiaya, Wamkpah, Nneoma, Gabrielle Curry. #13-571 CO-OP Trial: Community-based Outreach on Obesity in Pregnancy.

Publications

Porter B, Babbar S, Ye SQ, Maulik D. The Role of Nicotinamide Phosphoribosyltransferase in Pregnancy: A Review. Am J Perinatol. 2016 Dec;33(14):1327-1336. Epub 2016 May 2.PMID: 27135957.

De A, Maulik D, Lakachandra K, Mundy D, Ye S, Gerkovich M. Fetoplacental Regional Variations in the Expression of Angiopoietin-1, Angiopoietin-2 and Tie2 in Normal Term and Near-Term Pregnancies. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016 Mar 3:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26752164.

Babbar S, Hill JB, Williams KB, Pinon M, Chauhan SP, Maulik D. Acute FeTal Behavioral Response to Prenatal Yoga: A Single Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial (TRY Yoga). Am J Obstet Gynecol. March 2016;214:399e1-8   doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.12.032. PubMed PMID: 26721782.

Shilpa Babbar: (2013-2016)

Fellow Publications

Chauhan S, Beydoun H, Hammad I, Babbar S, Hill J, Mlynarczyk M, D’Alton M, Abuhamad A, VintzileosA, Ananth C. Indications for caesarean sections at 34 weeks among nulliparous women and differential composite maternal and neonatal morbidity. BJOG. 2014 Feb 10. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12669.

Babbar S, Chauhan SP. Exercise And Yoga During Pregnancy: A Survey. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2014 May 14:1-19.

Nguyen VN, Feng SL, Babbar S, Rankins NC, Blando JD.  Hot yoga establishments in local communities serving pregnant women: A pilot study on the health implications of its practice and environmental conditions. J Environ Health. In press.

Fellow Presentations & Awards

Babbar S, Gurley-Calvez T, Orth TA, Saint Onge JM, Okah FF. The Impact of Pre-pregnancy Health Promoting Behaviors on Gestational Weight Gain in Adolescents. Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society For Pediatric Research; Vancouver, Canada. May 2014.

Babbar S, Hammad IA, Martin CE, Hill JB, Maulik D, Chauhan SP. Composite Maternal and Neonatal Morbidity With Trial of Labor After Cesarean: Association with Umbilical Artery Acid-Base Analysis. Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting; New Orleans, Louisiana. February 2014.

Babbar S, Gurley-Calvez T, Orth TA, Saint Onge JM, Okah FF. The Impact of Pre-pregnancy Health Promoting Behaviors on Gestational Weight Gain in Adolescents. Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society For Pediatric Research; Vancouver, Canada. May 2014.

Babbar S, Hammad IA, Martin CE, Chauhan SP. Laparotomy After Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery: A Case: Control Study. The Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 80th Annual Meeting; Napa, California. October 2013.

Hammad IA, Babbar S, Martin CE, Chauhan SP. Umbilical Arterial pH, Primary Cesarean Delivery, and Composite Maternal and Neonatal Morbidity. The Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 80th Annual Meeting; Napa,California. October 2013.

Teresa Orth: (2012-2015)

Fellow Publications

Orth TA, Drachman D, Habak P. Breastfeeding in Obstetrics Residency: Exploring Maternal and Colleague Resident Perspectives. Breastfeed Med. 2013 Apr 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23631470.

Fellow Presentations & Awards

Fetal Hydrothorax. Kansas City Gynecological Society Meeting. May 2013.

Craniofacial Duplication or Monocephalus Tetrophthalmos. Ultrasound Wing Presentation for Obstetrix. June 2013

Orth T, Drachman D, and Habak P. A high risk group: breastfeeding residents in obstetrics and gynecology- reviewing educational goals and exploring maternal and colleague resident perspectives.

Best Completed Resident Research Project and First Place Poster Presentation at City-wide Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, Arizona, May 2012.

Orth T, Drachman D, and Habak P. A high risk group: breastfeeding residents in obstetrics and gynecology- reviewing educational goals and exploring maternal and colleague resident perspectives.

APGO CREOG, Orlando, FL, March 2012.

Paul Singh: (2011-2014)

Fellow Publications

Singh P, Vasques D, DeLeon F. Microporous Polysaccharide Hemospheres for Adhesion Prevention:A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Gynecol Surg. In Press

Singh P, Connell M. Primary Congenital Lymphedema Complicated by Hydrops Fetalis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Case Reports in Obstet Gynecol. 2013; Mar (Epub)

Singh, P, Singh P, Mundy, D. Giant Neonatal Thoraco-Abdominal Lymphatic Malformations Treated with Sildenafil: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. JNPM 2013; 6:89-92

Singh P, Swim R. Cavernous Hemangioma of the Uterine Cervix Treated with Carbon Dioxide Laser Ablation. J Gynencol Surg. In Press

Singh P, Ahmed F. Congenital Pulmonary Lymphangiectasis Resulting in Pleural Effusions Managed by Thoraco-Amniotic Shunting. J Ped Surg Reports . In press

Singh P, Jodicke C, Swanson T, Maulik Dev. Thoracic Ganglioneuromas Resulting in Hydrops Fetalis.

Central Association of Obstetricians & Gynecologists Annual Meeting, Napa, CA, October 16-19, 2013

Jodicke C, Singh P, Maulik, Dev. Chapter 24: Congenital Infections. In: Nyberg Diagnostic Fetal Imaging. In Press

Singh P, Deleon F, Anderson R. Steroid Cell Ovarian Neoplasm, Not Otherwise Specified: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Cas Rep Obstet Gynecol 2012; Oct (Epub)

Singh P, Deleon F, Elliott P. Vaginal Small-bowel Evisceration Complicated by Meckels Diverticulitis: A Case Report. J Gynecol Surg 2012; 28(5)

Jodicke C, Singh P, Orth T, Bennett T, Mundy D, Maulik Dev. Correlation between prenatal and postnatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease in a quaternary perinatal center. Central Association of Obstetricians & Gynecologists Annual Meeting, Napa, CA, October 16-19, 2012

Jodicke C, Singh P, Orth T, Bennett T, Mundy D, Maulik Dev. Correlation between prenatal and postnatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease in a quaternary perinatal center. Central Association of Obstetricians & Gynecologists Annual Meeting, Napa, CA, October 16-19, 2012.

Jodicke C, Maulik Dev, Singh P, Heitmann

Fellow Presentations & Awards

Thoracic Ganglioneuromas Resulting in Hydrops Fetalis. Electronic Case Presentation, Obstetrix, Inc. May 2013

Primary Congenital Lymphedema. Electronic Case Presentation, Obstetrix, Inc. February 2013

Linscheid C, Qui L, Singh P, Heitmann E, Wickstrom E, Hodes H, Nauser T, Petroff MG.

Syncytiotrophoblast expression of the minor histocompatibility antigen HA1 is increased in placentas from preeclamptic women. Society for Gynecologic Investigations, Orlando, FL March 23, 2013

Tetrology of Fallot with Pulmonary Outflow Obstruction. Electronic Case Presentation, Obstetrix, Inc. July

Heitmann E, Singh P, De A, Mundy D, Maulik Dev. Differential Expression of Tunica Internal Endothelial

Cell Kinase in the Center and Periphery of Normal and Growth Restricted Placentas. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 32nd Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, February 2012

Linscheid C, Qui L, Singh P, Heitmann E, Wickstrom E, Hodes H, Nauser T, Petroff MG.

Syncytiotrophoblast expression of the minor histocompatibility antigen HA1 is increased in placentas from preeclamptic women. International Federation of Placenta Association Meeting, Hiroshima, Japan, September 18-21, 2012

Giant Fetal Lymphangiomas. Electronic Case Presentation, Obstetrix, Inc. October 2012

Heitmann, E., Singh, P., De, A., Maulik, D., Mundy D., Maulik, D (2012 February). Differential Expression of Tunica Internal Endothelial Cell Kinase in the Center and Periphery of Normal and Growth Restricted Placentas. Poster session presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Dallas, TX.

Evaluation/Implication of Short Cervix in Pregnancy. Kansas City Gynecological Society, Kansas City, MO, May 2012

Outcome and Cost analysis for Robotic Hysterectomies Performed for Benign Indication. Texas Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Galveston, TX, 2010

Paul Shamsaer Singh, M.D. Singh, Paul S., Grimes, E., Poster Presentation. The Identification of an Awareness Deficit Amongst Health Care Providers. Central Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology National Meeting Maui, Hawaii. 2009

Singh, Paul S. Poster Presentation. A Comparative Study Between Robotic Laparoscopy (DaVinci) Versus Traditional Laparoscopy Skills Assessment. CREOG/APGO Conference. San Diego, California.

Erica Heitmann: (2010-2013)

Fellow Publications

Erica R Heitmann , Kamani M Lankachandra , Jeff Wall, George D. Harris, Hollie J. McKinney, G. Reza Jalali, Yogita Verma, Eric K 3Q26 Amplification is an effective negative triage test for LSIL: A historical prospective Study”, In Press.

Maulik D, Mundy D, Heitmann E, Maulik D Clin Perinatol. 2011 Mar;38(1):65-82, vi.

Umbilical artery Doppler in the assessment of fetal growth restriction.

Maulik D, Heitmann E, Maulik D. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Dec;53(4):831-41.

New horizons in Doppler ultrasound technology: relevance for obstetrical applications.

Maulik D, Mundy D, Heitmann E, Maulik D Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Dec;53(4):869-78.

Evidence-based approach to umbilical artery Doppler fetal surveillance in high-risk pregnancies: an update.

Fellow Presentations & Awards

Master of Science, Thesis Defense, April 2013. Utility of Umbilical Artery Doppler in Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes.

Kansas City Gynecologic Society, May 2013. Utility of Umbilical Artery Doppler in Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes.

Neonatal Perinatal Conference, May 2013. Congenital Heart Block.

Pediatrix MFM Fellows Ultrasound Wing, August 2012. Whats up must come down.

Pediatrix MFM Fellows Ultrasound Wing, March 2013. See if you can score a three-pointer. Mesoblastic Nephroma Pediatrix MFM Fellows Ultrasound Wing, January 2013. All tied up.

Heitmann, E, Singh, P, De, A., Maulik, D, Mundy, D, Maulik, D. Differential Expression of Tunica Internal Endothelial Cell Kinase in the Center and Periphery of Normal and Growth Restricted Placentas. Poster session presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Dallas, TX.

Heitmann, E, Lu, G, Combs, A, Garite, T, Obstetrix Collaborative Research Network. The Impact of Maternal Weight upon the Effectiveness of 17-hydroxyprogesterone in Preventing Preterm Birth among Twin Gestations. Poster session presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Dallas, TX.

De, A, Maulik, D, Heitmann, E, Mundy, D, Maulik, D. Regional Variation in Placental Expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A and Placental Growth Factor in Normal Pregnancies. Poster session presented at the 31st Annual Meeting, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

Heitmann, E, Straub, J, Lu, G. Can a High Dose Oxytocin Protocol in the Third Stage of Labor Reduce Additional Uterotonic Use? Poster session presented at the 59th Annual Clinical Meeting of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington D.C.

Maulik, D, Heitmann, E, De, A, Mundy, D, Maulik, D. Regional Variation in Placental Expression of Angiopoietin-1 and Angiopoietin-2 in Normal Pregnancies. Poster session presented at the 31st Annual Meeting, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

De, A, Maulik, D, Heitmann, E, Maulik, D, Mundy, D. Altered Placental Expression of Hypoxia Inducible Factor Alpha 1 in Pre-eclampsia with Fetal Growth Restriction. Poster session presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Miami Beach, Fl.

Devika Maulik: (2009-2012)

Fellow Publications

Bahado-Singh RO, Schenone M, Cordoba M, Shieh WS, Maulik D, Kruger M, AlbertReece E. Male gender significantly increases risk of oxidative stress relatedcongenital anomalies in the non-diabetic population. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2011 May;24(5):687-91. Epub 2011 Mar 7. PubMed PMID: 21381882

Maulik D, Heitmann E, Maulik D. New horizons in Doppler ultrasound technology: relevance for obstetrical applications. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2010;53(4):831-841.

Maulik D, Mundy D, Heitmann E, Maulik D. Evidence-based approach to umbilical artery Doppler fetal surveillance in high-risk pregnancies: an update. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2010;53(4):869-878

Fellow Presentations & Awards

Received the national “Award for Excellence in Research” from the Society of Maternal and Fetal Medicine.

Devika Maulik, M.D. Maulik D, van Haandel L, Becker M, Leeder JS. Racial differences in use and efficacy of prenatal vitamin supplementation during pregnancy. 32nd Annual Meeting, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Dallas, TX.

Devika Maulik, M.D. Maulik D, van Haandel L, Becker M, Leeder JS. Characterization of folate polyglutamation patterns during pregnancy. 32nd Annual Meeting, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Dallas, TX. Received Excellence in Scientific Researdh Award from SMFM.

Devika Maulik, M.D. Folate in pregnancy: past, present, and future.Tulsa County Medical Society, November 2011.

Devika Maulik, M.D. De, A., Maulik, D., Heitmann, E., Mundy, D., Maulik, D. (2011, February) Regional Variation in Placental Expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A and Placental Growth Factor

in Normal Pregnancies. Poster session presented at the 31st Annual Meeting, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

Devika Maulik, M.D. Maulik D, Thomas B, Gaedigk R, Leeder JS. The differential expression of folate transporters in fetal organs. Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Miami, Florida, March 2011.

Devika Maulik, M.D. Maulik D, Thomas B, Gaedigk R, Leeder JS. The differential expression of folate transporters in the fetal liver. 31st Annual Meeting, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Devika Maulik, M.D. De, A., Maulik, D., Heitmann, E., Maulik, D., Mundy, D. (2011, March) Altered Placental Expression of Hypoxia Inducible Factor Alpha 1 in Pre-eclampsia with Fetal Growth Restriction. Poster session presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Miami Beach, Fl.

Post Graduate Employment:

 

Shilpa Babbar
Assistant Professor, OB/GYN-Maternal-Fetal, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine

Tara Daming
Private Practice – St. Louis, MO

Erica Heitmann
Clinical Assistant Professor- University of Arizona

Devika Maulik
Assistant Professor – Children’s Mercy Hospital/Truman Medical Center

Teresa Orth
Private Practice, Tucson, AZ

Blake Porter
Assistant Professor, Maternal-fetal medicine– University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine

Paul Singh
Deceased.

Gustavo Vilchez
Children’s Mercy Hospital