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Obstetrics & Gynecology
UMASS Memorial Medical Center
Memorial Campus
119 Belmont Street
Worcester, MA 01605
508-334-1000

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Resident Research and Publications

Class of 2007  

Resident

Research & Publications

Sara Frost, MD

Prediction of Preeclampsia Study (PoPS)

  • Mentor: Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd 
  • Co Investigators: Maynard S, Crawford S. 

Circulating Soluble FMS-like Tyrosine Kinase 1 (sFlt1) is Increased in High-Risk Women who Develop Preeclampsia.

  • Mentor: Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd
    Co-investigators: Solitro M, Frost S, Nadkarni S, Meyer B, Maynard SE. 
  • Poster Presentation:
    • Society Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM) 27th Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, California. February 5-10, 2007. Abstract and poster. 

Publication:

  • Solitro M, Frost S, Nadkarni S, Meyer B, Maynard SE. Circulating Soluble FMS-like Tyrosine Kinase 1 (sFlt1) is Increased in High-Risk Women who Develop Preeclampsia.  Am J Obstet Gynecol 195 (2006), S128.

Circulating Soluble FMS-like Tyrosine Kinase 1 (sFlt1) is Increased in Primiparas versus Multiparas.

  • Mentor: Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd
    Poster presentation:
    • Society Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM) 27th Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, California. February 5-10, 2007. Abstract and Poster.

Publication:

  • Frost S, Moore Simas T, Solitro M, Crawford S, Maynard SE. Circulating Soluble FMS-like Tyrosine Kinase 1 (sFlt1) is Increased in Primiparas versus Multiparas. Am J Obstet Gynecol 195 (2006), S131.

 Circulating soluble FMS-Like Tyrosine Kinase (sFlt1) is increased in twin versus singleton pregnancies.

  • Mentor: Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd
  • Co-Investigators: Solitro M, Frost S, Nadkarni S, Crawford S, Maynard SE.
  • Poster Presentation:
    • American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Renal Week, San Diego, California. November 14-19, 2006. Abstract and Poster.

Publication:

  • Frost S, Moore Simas T, Solitro M, Crawford S, Maynard SE. Circulating soluble FMS-Like Tyrosine Kinase (sFlt1) is increased in twin versus singleton pregnancies. J Am soc Nephrol 17 (2006), 428A.

 

  • Maynard SE, Moore Simas T, Solitro M, et al. Circulating soluble FMS-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFlt1) is increased in twin versus singleton pregnancies – preliminary data.

Abstract:

  • In: Annual Meeting of the National Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy; 2005; Wheeling, WV; 2005. Abstract.

Circulating placental growth factor (PlGF) is increased in pregnant smokers as compared with pregnant nonsmokers.

  • Mentor: Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd
  • Co-investigators: Nadkarni S, Solitro M, Frost S, Crawford S, Maynard SE.
  • Poster Presentation:
    •  American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Renal Week, San Diego, California. November 14-19, 2006. Abstract and Poster.

Publications:

  • Circulating placental growth factor (PlGF) is increased in pregnant smokers as compared with pregnant nonsmokers. J Am Soc Nephrol 17 (2006), 216A.

Other Publications:

  • Maynard SE, Moore Simas TA, Solitro MJ, Rajan A, Crawford S, Soderland P, Meyer BA. Circulating angiogenic factors in singleton vs. multiple gestation pregnancies. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;198(2):200.e1-200.e7. 

 

  • Moore Simas T, Crawford SL, Solitro MJ, Frost S, Meyer BA, Maynard SE. Angiogenic factors for the prediction of preeclampsia in high risk women. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2007;197:244.e1-244.e8.

Stacey Hunt-Okolo, MD

Women’s Abuse Screening Tool (Short) improves Intimate Partner Violence detection during Pregnancy

  • Mentor: Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH
  • Co-investigators: Bruce Meyer, MD, MBA,
    Sameena Rahman, MD.
  • Poster Presentation: 
    American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) 2007 Annual Clinical Meeting, San Diego, CA. May 5-9, 2007.

Published Abstract:

  • Moore Simas T, Rahman S, Hunt-Okolo S*, Meyer B. Women’s Abuse Screening Tool (Short) improves Intimate Partner Violence detection during Pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol 109(4) (2007), 62S.

Mark Manning, DO, MsMEL

 

Evaluation of Routine Postpartum Hematocrits: Are They Necessary?

  • Mentor: Dawn Tasillo, MD  

Resident Reading Lists: Are They Helpful?

  • Poster Presentation at APGO Development National Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.  March 2005.

 

Michele T. Sinopoli, MD

Perineal Laceration and Epidural Anesthesia at the Time of Vaginal Delivery: A Prospective Cohort

  • Mentors: Robert E. Berry, Jr., MD and Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd