Celeste P. Durnwald, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
3400 Spruce Street, 2000 Courtyard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BS (Integrated Life Sciences)
Kent State University, 1993.
MD
Northeastern Ohio Universities, 1997.
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Description of Research Expertise

Areas of research interest include: 1) diabetes in pregnancy, 2) obesity,
3) maternal metabolism

Selected Publications

Ghaffari N, Durnwald C: Type 1 Diabetes: Pregnancy. Diabetes and Nutrition, 1st edition, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics guide to Pregnancy, Chicago, IL, 2017 in press.

Durnwald C: Type 2 Diabetes: Pregnancy. Diabetes and Nutrition, 1st edition, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics guide to Pregnancy, Chicago, IL, 2017 in press.

Durnwald C: Type 2 Diabetes: Preconception. Diabetes and Nutrition, 1st edition, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics guide to Pregnancy, Chicago, IL, 2017 in press.

Ghaffari N, Durnwald C: Type 1 Diabetes: Preconception Diabetes and Nutrition, 1st edition, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics guide to Pregnancy, Chicago, IL, 2017 in press.

Durnwald C: Gestational Diabetes: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Complications. Diabetes and Nutrition, 1st edition, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics guide to Pregnancy, Chicago, IL, 2017 in press.

Durnwald C, Downes K, Leite R, Elovitz MA, Parry S, Maternal Child Health Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA : Predicting persistent impaired glucose tolerance in GDM women: the role of hsCRP and adiponectin. Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews, in press October 2017.

Teefey CP, Durnwald C: Strategies to reduce disparities in maternal morbidity and mortality: the role of obesity and metabolic disease. Semin Perinatol 41(5):287-92, Sep 2017.

Ruhstaller K, Downes KL, Chandrasekaran S, 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). Am J Perinatol 34(11):1125-30, Sep 2017.

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 30(9):1075-79, May 2017.

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 10:1-5, Apr 2017.

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Last updated: 10/16/2017
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