Research Publications

Thomas Jefferson University Obstetrics & Gynecology faculty and trainees routinely publish research in leading scientific journals and present at regional and national meetings. Our federally funded research program is recognized nationally and internationally for its impact on clinical guidelines and practice.

Recent Research Published by Faculty, Fellows & Residents

2020 Publications

Association Between ABO Blood Type and Postpartum Hemorrhage by Mode of Delivery: A Retrospective Cohort Study (2020)
Burd, J., Quist-Nelson, J., Edwards, S., Suhag, A., Berghella, V., and Nijjar, B.
American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Evaluating the Rate of Genetic Testing in Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients
Erali, A., Bosley, M., Pu, T., Jiang, D., Mujumdar, V., Patel, N., Hsu, FC., Levine, EA., Howard-McNatt, M., Chiba, A.
April 2020 Conference: American Society of Breast Surgeons 21st Annual Conference

Phrenic Nerve Injury Secondary to Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Pregnancy: A Case Report
Godcharles, C., Safarzadeh, M., Oliver, EA., Roman, A., Al‐Kouatly, HB.
Clin Case Rep. 2020; 00: 1– 4

Patients’ Perspectives Regarding Induction of Labor in the Absence of Maternal and Fetal Indications: Are Our Patients Ready for the Arrive Trial?
Gallagher, P., Liveright, E., Mercier, R.
American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology MFM, Volume 2, Issue 2, 2020, 100086, ISSN 2589-9333

Provider Knowledge and Attitudes About Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in Philadelphia
Levy A., Beausang J., Finley E., Wolf S.
Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2020 May;22(3)

Does Time of Day of Betamethasone Administration Affect Neonatal Outcomes?
Levy A., Plante L, Handal-Orefice R., Gyamfi-Bannerman C.
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2020 Jan;222(1):S406-7

The Effect of Cervical Manipulation on Fetal Fibronectin Result: a Systematic Review
Levy, A., Quist-Nelson, J., Berghella. V.
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2020 Jan;222(1):S273

Compassionate Embryo Transfer: Part of a Bigger Question
Monseur, BC., Alvero, RJ., Schlaff, WD.
Fertility & Sterility

Operative Vaginal Birth of Critically Endangered Gorilla With Forceps Assistance
Monseur, BC., McCurdy, R., Ialeggio, I., Hinshaw, K., Weiner, S.
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Jul 2020

Epigenetic Clock Measuring Age Acceleration via DNA Methylation Levels is Associated With Decreased Oocyte Yield
Monseur, BC., Murugappan, G., Bentley, J., Teng N., Westphal L.
The Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, Apr 2020 [PMID:32285295]

Sexual Health
Streed, C., Malone, K., Gardner, I., Monseur, BC.
The Equal Curriculum: The Student & Educator Guide to LGBTQ Health, First Edition. Ed. James R. Lehman et al. Springer. 2020

Gathering Trauma Narratives: A Qualitative Study on the Impact of Self-Identified Traumas on People Living with HIV (PLWH)
Mujumdar, V., Pierson, D., Briceño, B., et al.
NC Med J. 2020;81(3):149‐156

A Qualitative Study on Factors Associated With Long-Distance Travel for Gynecologic Cancer Care
Mujumdar, V., Butler, T., Shalowitz, DI.
March 2020 Conference: Society of Gynecologic Oncology 2020 Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer

Impacts of Diversity in Astronautics & Aerospace Medicine: Sexual & Gender Minority Knowledge Gaps
Nelson, N., Ray, K., Monseur, BC.
American Aerospace Association, Atlanta, GA. Oct 2020. [Accepted, Oral]

Why Do Women Deliver Where They Had Not Planned to Go? A Qualitative Study From Peri-Urban Nairobi Kenya
Naanyu V., Mujumdar V., Ahearn C., McConnell M., Cohen J.
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2020;20(1):30. Published 2020 Jan 13.

Clinical Course of Severe and Critical Covid-19 in Hospitalized Pregnancies: A U.S. Cohort Study
Pierce-Williams, R., Burd, J., Felder, L., Khoury, R., Bernstein, P. S., Avila, K., Penfield, C. A., Roman, A. S., DeBolt, C. A., Stone, J. L., Bianco, A., Kern-Goldberger, A. R., Hirshberg, A., Srinivas, S. K., Jayakumaran, J. S., Brandt, J. S., Anastasio, H., Birsner, M., O'Brien, D. S., Sedev, H. M., … Berghella, V. (2020).
American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology MFM, 100134. Advance online publication.

Gathering Trauma Narratives: A Qualitative Study on the Impact of Traumas on People Living with HIV
Pierson, D., Mujumdar, V., Briceno, B., Cummer, E., Hemal, K., Golden, S., Wiseman, K., Turner, A., Schafer, K.
(PLWH) 1316. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, Volume 6, Issue Supplement 2, October 2019,p S475

Review of Familial Hemiplegic Migraine, Successful Outcome in a Pregnant Patient
Monseur, BC., Anastasio, H., Al-Kouatly, H.
Case Reports, Nov 2019. [PMID: 31893087]

Double IUI of No Benefit Over Single IUI Among Lesbian and Single Women
Monseur, BC., Franasiak, JM., Sun, L., Scott, RT., Kaser, DJ. 
The Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, Aug 2019 [PMID: 31410635]

Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy and Infertility Treatment: A Population-based Survey Among U.S. Women
Monseur, BC., Morris, JR., Hipp, HS., Berghella, V.
The Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, Jul, 2019. [PMID:31134412]

Fetal Head Entrapment Within the Lower Uterine Segment: A Case Report
Levy, A., Yurkanin, M., Plante, L.
Case Reports in Perinatal Medicine. 2019 Nov 9;9(1)

How Should the Critically Ill Pregnant Patient Be Managed?
Levy, A., Plante, L.
Evidence-Based Practice of Critical Care 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2019. Chapter 79; p. 573-578

Expedited Scheduling of Interval Tubal Ligation: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Mercier, RJ., Perriera, L., Godcharles, C., Shaber, A.
Obstet Gynecol. 2019;134(6):1178-1185