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
Devon O'Brien (2022-2025)
Julie Vircks (2021-2024)

Research Grants

The University of Missouri-Kansas City Sarah Morrison Pilot Research Fund.

Traci Johnson (2020-2023)
Past Fellows
Emily Williams (2019-2022)

Publications

Florio, K.L., DeZorzi C., Williams, E., Swearingen, K., Magalski, A., “Cardiovascular Medications in Pregnancy: A Primer,” Cardiology Clinics, vol. 39, no. 1, 2021, pp. 33-54. DOI: 10.1016/j.ccl.2020.09.011

Williams, E.M., Daming, T.N., Hostetter, S., Florio, K., Grodzinsky, A., Lee, J., Magalski, A., Rader, V., Schmidt, L., “Maternal Congenital Aortic Stenosis: Successful Management of Pregnancy,” Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine, vol. 4, 2020, pp. 414-417. DOI: 10.26502/fccm.92920138

Williams, E.M., Florio, K.L., Grodzinsky, A., Daming, T.B., Magalski, A., “Successful Pregnancy and Delivery Following Two Heart Transplantations,” Journal of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Therapy, vol. 10, no. 2, 2018, pp. 001-002. DOI: 10.19080/JOCCT.2018.10.555781

Presentations

Speaker, “Cardiovascular Medications in Pregnancy,” Perinatal Seminar, University of Missouri Columbia, Anticipated May 28, 2021.

Speaker, “Cardiovascular Medications in Pregnancy,” Greater Kansas City Fetal Board Case Presentation, Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Anticipated April 2021.

Speaker, “Vein of Galen Malformation,” Fetal Health Center Perinatal Conference, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, February 11, 2021

Poster Presentation, “Heart Disease in Pregnancy: Patient Perspectives on Care Patterns,” International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy, February 11-14, 2021.

Poster Presentation, “Patient Satisfaction in an Integrated Cardiac and High Risk Obstetrics Center of Excellence,” International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy, February 11-14, 2021.

Poster Presentation, “Validation of a Non-Invasive Cardiac Output Monitor in the First Trimester,” International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy, February 11-14, 2021.

Poster Presentation, “Pregnancies Treated with Prophylactic Low Dose Aspirin: a Dose Dependent Comparison of Obstetric Outcomes,” SMFM’s 41st Annual Pregnancy Meeting, January 30, 2021.

Poster Presentation, “The Effect of Early Aspirin Initiation and Dose on Spontaneous and Iatrogenic Preterm Birth,” SMFM’s 41st Annual Pregnancy Meeting, January 30, 2021.

Poster Presentation, “Preeclampsia Prevention with 81mg Versus 162mg of Aspirin Prophylaxis Based Upon Timing of Initiation,” SMFM’s 41st Annual Pregnancy Meeting, January 30, 2021.

Speaker, “Cesarean Scar Ectopic: A Review of the Current Literature,” Kansas City Gynecologic Society Meeting, November 6, 2020.

Speaker, “Tracheal Agenesis,” Truman Medical Center Perinatal Neonatal Conference, September 10, 2020.

Speaker, “Tracheal Agenesis,” Greater Kansas City Fetal Board Case Presentation, August 25, 2020.

Poster presentation, “Fetal Growth Patterns in Women with Maternal Arrhythmias Treated with Beta Blockers,” SMFM’s 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting, February 7, 2020.

Speaker, “Hyperemesis Gravidarum,” Greater Kansas City Fetal Board Case Presentation, February 25, 2020.

Speaker, “Fetal Neuroblastoma,” Truman Medical Center Perinatal Neonatal Conference, January 9, 2020.

Speaker, “Fetal Neuroblastoma,” Greater Kansas City Fetal Board Case Presentation, October 22, 2019.

Oral presentation, “Successful Pregnancy and Delivery Following Two Heart Transplantations,” International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy, February 25, 2018.

Poster presentation, “Fetal Growth Patterns in Women with Maternal Arrhythmias,” International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy, February 24, 2018.

Poster presentation, “Heart Disease in Pregnancy: Developing a Center of Excellence,” International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy, February 24, 2018.

Poster presentation, “Fetal Growth Patterns in Women with Congenital Heart Disease,” International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy, February 24, 2018.

Research studies

Validation of a Non-Invasive Cardiac Monitor (NICOM) in Pregnant Women

Monitoring Outcomes for Multidisciplinary Care of Women with Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy: Creating a Cardio-Obstetric Outcomes Log (COOL) 2020

Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy: Pregnancy and Cardiovascular

Outcomes with Multidisciplinary Care 2020

Maternal Mortality in Missouri: Patients’ Understanding and Attitudes 2020

Scholarly Activity 

The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, Reviewer.

Sarah Hostetter (2018-2021)
Tabitha Schrufer Poland (2017-2020)
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.

 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 Patterns 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 

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.

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.

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.

Scholarly Activity

Ad Hoc Scientific Journal Reviewer. British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Ad Hoc Scientific Journal Reviewer. Journal of Obstetrics & Genecology.
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.

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

Blake Porter (2014-2017)

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.

Research Studies 

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.

Shilpa Babbar (2013-2016)

 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.

Presentations 

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)

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.

Presentations 

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.

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.

Awards

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

Paul Singh (2011-2014)

 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

 Presentations

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)

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.

Presentations 

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)

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

Presentations

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.

Awards

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