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In Brief | Division News
- The National Institutes of Health have awarded Suzan Carmichael, PhD, two grants that relate to maternal health and examine data on California births. The first will assess severe maternal morbidity in the context of racial/ethnic disparities, maternal weight, and social disadvantage. This work is funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research, and has co-funding from the Office of Research on Women’s Health. Co-investigators at Stanford include Elliott Main, MD, Henry Lee, MD, MS Epi, Deirdre Lyell, MD, and Lu Tian, Sc. D. The second grant will examine the frequency of and reasons for maternal hospital readmission after delivering a stillborn infant. Stanford Co-investigators are Alex Butwick, MD, MS Epi, Yasser El-Sayed, MD, and Ron Gibbs, MD.
- The Fetal and Pregnancy Health Program was well represented at the 38th Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine in Dallas, TX, January 29 – February 3, 2018. Division faculty members were co-authors on presented research.
- Jochen Profit, MD, MPH, received the 2018 David Wirtschafter Award at the 24th Annual Conference of Cool Topics in Neonatology presented by the California Association of Neonatologists and AAP District IX Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.