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Education and Training

Undergraduate:  University of Rochester, BA in Biology, 2004.


Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2009.


Residency: University at Buffalo, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2013.


Fellowship: University of Maryland, Maternal Fetal Medicine, 2016.


As a junior faculty member, my goal is to focus my clinical research on diabetes and obesity in pregnancy.  Pregnancy, for some, is a window that many individuals present for care for the first time in many years. The decisions made during this time can affect maternal and fetal health for years to come.  With this in mind, I am currently recruiting for a randomized control trial to look at the delivery of care in individuals with gestational diabetes.  We are using mobile technology to give social support as well as group prenatal care to enhance health literacy about both gestational diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes.  We hope that this research will be a starting point for multiple studies about improving the care of pregnant women.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Medical Complications of Pregnancy, Diabetes in pregnancy, Gestational diabetes, group prenatal care, prevention of preterm labor.

Highlighted Publications

1. Yao, R., Goetzinger, K. R., Crimmins, S. D., Kopelman, J. N. & Contag, S. A. Association of Maternal Obesity With Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes in Cases of Uterine Rupture. Obstetrics and gynecology129, 683-688, doi:10.1097/aog.0000000000001930 (2017).

2. Crimmins, S., Doyle, L., Slejko, J., Kopelman, J. N. & Turan, O. QUAD versus cfDNA in an urban population in the second trimester for detection of trisomy 21: a cost sensitivity analysis. The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstet, 1-6, doi:10.1080/14767058.2016.1247800 (2016).

3. Crimmins S, Vashit S, Doyle L, Harman C, Turan O, Turan S. A multidisciplinary approach to prenatal treatment of congenital long QT syndrome. J Clin Ultrasound. 2016 Aug 5

4. Crimmins S, Desai A, Block-Abraham D, Berg C, Gembruch U, Baschat AA. Comparison of Doppler and biophysical findings between liveborn and stillborn growth-restricted fetusus. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014:211(6):669.e1-10.

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