Description of Research Expertise:
Areas of research interest include: 1) diabetes in pregnancy, 2) obesity,
3) maternal metabolism
Ghartey J, Ghaffari N, Levine LD, Schwartz N, Durnwald CP.: Implementation of a universal cervical length screening program: Identifying factors associated with decline rates. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. : 2017 [Epub ahead of print].
Ruhstaller K, Downes K, Chandrasekaran S, Elovitz MA, Srinivas S, Durnwald C,: PROphylactic wound VACuum therapy after cesarean section to prevent wound complications in the obese population: a randomized controlled trial
(The ProVac Study) Oral presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, annual meeting, Las Vegas, NV : 2017.
Durnwald C, Downes K, Elovitz MA, Parry S: Predicting persistent impaired glucose tolerance in gdm women: the role of adiponectin and hscrp. Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, annual meeting,
Las Vegas, NV : 2017.
Teefey C, Downes K, Durnwald C, Srinivas S, Levine L: Risk of cesarean delivery for obese women undergoing induction with an unfavorable cervix Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, annual meeting, Las Vegas, NV : 2017.
Ruhstaller K, Bastek J, Thomas A, Mcelrath T, Parry S, Durnwald C: The Effect of Early Excessive Weight Gain on the Development of Hypertension in Pregnancy. Am J Perinatol 33 (12): 1205-10,2016.
Ghaffari N, Parry S, Elovitz MA, Durnwald CP.: Placental microRNA Expression Is Not Altered by Maternal Obesity and Fetal Overgrowth. AJP Rep 6 (4): e430-e435,2016.
Durnwald C, Kallan M, Allison K, Sammel M, Wisch S, Elovitz M, Parry S: A randomized clinical trial of an intensive behavior education program in GDM women designed to improve glucose levels on the 2 hour oral glucose tolerance test. AM J Perinatology 33 (12): 1145-51,2016.
Ruhstaller K, Elovitz MA, Stringer M, Epperson CN, Durnwald CP: Obesity and the association with maternal and mental health symptoms. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 13:1-15 : 2016.
Traylor J, Chandrasekaran S, Limaye M, Srinivas S, Durnwald C: Risk perception of future cardiovascular disease in women diagnosed with hypertensive disorder of pregnancy. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 29(13):2067-72 : 2016.
Huynh T, Ghaffari N, Bastek J, Durnwald C: Prenatal care in a specialized diabetes in pregnancy program improves compliance with postpartum testing in GDM women. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 29:1-5 : 2016.