Samantha F Butts
Center for Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
3701 Market Street, 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BA (History and Science-cum laude)
Harvard University, Cambridge MA, 1994.
Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1998.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2006.
Description of Research ExpertiseEnvironmental Reproductive Toxicology; Reproductive Health Disparities; Reproductive Senescence; In Utero Programming of Ovarian Function and Somatic Growth
Description of Clinical ExpertiseReproductive Surgery, In Vitro Fertilization, Early Menopause, Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Ovulation Induction
Selected PublicationsButts S, Sammel MD, Greer C, Rebbeck TR, Boorman DW, Freeman EW: Cigarettes, genetic background and early menopause: The presence of single nucleotide polymorphisms in Cytochrome P450 genes hastens the onset of natural menopause in European American Smokers. Menopause 21(7): 694-701, July 2014.
Roe A, Hillman J, Butts S, Smith M, Playford M, Rader D, Mehta NN, Dokras A: Decreased cholesterol efflux capacity and atherogenic lipid profile in young women with PCOS. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99(5): E841-E847 May 2014.
Sathyanarayana S, Barrett E, Butts S, Wang C, Swan S: Phthalate Exposure and Reproductive Hormone Concentrations in Pregnancy. Reproduction 147: 401-409, April 2014.
Butts SF, Shaunik A, Guo Wensheng, Cary MS, Chung K, Takacs P, Sammel MD, Barnhart KT: Predicting the decline in serum human chorionic gonadotropin in miscarriage: Redefining the normal curve in a diverse population Obstet Gynecol 122(2): 337-343, August 2013.
Butts SF, Ratcliffe S, Dokras A, Seifer DB: Diagnosis and treatment of diminished ovarian reserve in ART cycles of women up to age 40: The role of insurance mandates. Fertil Steril 99:382-88, February 2013.
Butts SF, Freeman EW, Sammel MD, Queen K, Lin H, Rebbeck T: The joint effect of smoking and gene variants involved in sex steroid metabolism on hot flashes in late reproductive age women. J Clin Endocrinol Metabol 97 (6): E1032–E1042, June 2012.
Shlansky-Goldberg R, Coryell L, Stavropoulos SW, Trerotola SO, Mondschein J, Beshara M, Butts SF, Sondheimer S, Tureck RW, Rosen M: Outcomes following fibroid expulsion after uterine artery embolization. J Vasc Interv Radiol 22: 1586-1593, 2011.
Butts SF, Gibson E, Sammel SD, Shaunik A, Rudick B, Barnhart KT: Race, socioeconomic status and response to methotrexate treatment of ectopic pregnancy in an urban population. Fertil Steril 94(7):2789-92, December 2010.
Butts S, Riethman HR, Ratcliffe S, Coutifaris C, Shaunik A, Barnhart K: Correlation of telomere length and telomerase activity with primary ovarian insufficiency. J Clin Endocrinol Metabol 94(12):4835-34, December 2009.
Wrotniak BH, Shults J, Butts S, Stettler N: Gestational weight gain and risk of overweight in the offspring at age seven years in a multicenter, multiethnic cohort study. Amer J Clin Nutrit 87(6):1818-24, June 2008.