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Faculty

Course Directors

Course Directors

E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, UM Baltimore
John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor
Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Kashif Munir, MD
Vice Chief of EDN
Medical Director, University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Sarah D. Crimmins, DO
Assistant Professor
Director of Labor and Delivery
Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Rana Malek, MD
Assistant Professor
Course Director, Pathophysiology and Therapeutics II
Program Director, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Fellowship
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Julie A. Rosen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Executive Director, Medical & Scientific Publications
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Speakers and Moderators

Speakers and Moderators

Homa Ahmadzia, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Assistant Professor of Global Health
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The George Washington University

Nicholas Argento, MD
Medical Advisor
Maryland Endocrine
Howard County General Hospital

S. Sonia Arteaga, PhD
Program Director
Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health

Kim A. Boggess, MD
Professor, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
UNC School of Medicine – UNC Chapel Hill

Thomas Buchanan, MD
Professor of Medicine
Vice Dean for Research
Director of the CTSI,
Co-Director, Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute
Endocrine Division Chief, Department of Medicine
Keck School of Medicine, USC

Patrick Catalano, MD, FACOG
Professor and Vice Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology Research
Friedman School of Nutrition, Science and Policy
Tufts University School of Medicine

Francis Chervenak, MD
Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Lenox Hill Hospital
Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Associate Dean for International Medicine
Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Maged Costantine, MD
Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women's Health
The University of Texas Medical Branch

Donald R. Coustan, MD
Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Attending Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist Emeritus
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Providence, Rhode Island

Deborah Ehrenthal, MD, MPH
Division Director & Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin

Shelley Ehrlich, MD, ScD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Environmental Health
Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Maisa N. Feghali, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC

Assiamira Ferrara, MD, PhD
Division of Research
Kaiser Permanente

Angela Ginn-Meadow, CDE
Dietitian & Nutrition Diabetes Educator
University of Maryland Medical Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
University of Maryland Medical Center, Midtown Campus

Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, MD, MSc
Ellen Jacobson Levine and Eugene Jacobson Professor of Women's Health in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program
Co-Director, Columbia University Medical Center Preterm Birth Prevention Center

Lorie Harper, MD, MSCI
Associate Professor
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Monique Hedderson, PhD
Research Scientist
Division of Research
Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Carol Homko, RN, PhD
Associate Research Professor, Retired
Department of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Lewis Katz School of Medicine--Temple University

Jane C. Khoury, PhD
Professor, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Mark B. Landon, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Ohio State University School of Medicine

Elizabeth M. McClure, PhD
Senior Research Epidemiologist
Social, Statistical and Environmental Health Sciences
Research Triangle Institute

Boyd E. Metzger, MD 
Emeritus Tom D Spies Professor of Nutrition and Metabolism
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Thomas Moore, MD
Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Chief Medical Officer
Hillcrest and Jacobs Medical Centers
University of California San Diego Health

Leslie Myatt, PhD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
School of Medicine
Endowed Professor and Associate Director
The Bob and Charlee Moore Institute of Nutrition and Wellness
Director of Perinatal Research
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oregon Health & Science University

Robert Ratner, MD
(Former) Chief Scientific & Medical Officer
American Diabetes Association

Roberto Romero, MD
Chief, Perinatology Research Branch
Program Director for Perinatal Research and Obstetrics
Deputy Clinical Director for Obstetrics and Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Division of Intramural Research, NICHD, NIH, DHHS
Professor, Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics,
Wayne State University

David A. Sacks, MD
Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Associate Investigator
Department of Research and Evaluation
Kaiser Permanente, Southern California

Yoel Sadovsky, MD
Executive Director, Magee-Womens Research Institute
Elsie Hilliard Hillman Chair of Women's Health Research
Distinguished Professor of OBGYN, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics,
Vice Chair (research), Department of OBGYN and Reproductive Sciences
Associate Dean, Women’s Health Research and Reproductive Sciences
University of Pittsburgh

Christina Scifres, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Indiana University School of Medicine

Baha M. Sibai, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Cincinnati

Alyce Thomas, RDN
Nutrition Consultant
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
St. Joseph's Health

Deirdre Tobias, ScD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Leah Tolosa, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Assistant Director
Center for Advanced Sensor Technology Research
Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Methodius Tuuli, MD, MPH
Professor & Vice Chair
Director of Perinatal Research
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Indiana University School of Medicine

Jason G. Umans, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and MedStar Health Research
Departments of Medicine and of Obstetrics and Gynecology
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Janet Wei, MD, FACC
Co-Director
Stress Echocardiography Laboratory
Assistant Medical Director
Biomedical Imaging Research Institute
Barbara Streisand Women’s Heart Center
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute

Arnon Wiznitzer, MD
Professor and Chairman
Women's Hospital
Deputy Director Rabin Medical Center
Vice Dean, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University

Peixin Yang, PhD
Professor & Associate Chair
Director, Center for Birth Defects Research
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Deputy Director of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Lynn M. Yee, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Chloe Zera, MD, MPH
Director, Network Obstetrics Population Health
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School