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
Selected PublicationsButts 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.
Butts SF, Seifer DB: Racial and ethnic differences in reproductive potential across the lifecourse. Fertil Steril 93(3):681-690, February 2010.
Butts S, Seifer D: 6 office tests to assess ovarian reserve, and what they tell you. OBG Management 20(11):29-40, November 2008.
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.
Butts S, Driscoll DA: Polycystic ovary syndrome: Update on pros and cons of treatment options. Consultant for Pediatricians 6(3):141-144, March 2007.
Butts S, Driscoll DA: Polycystic ovary syndrome: When to suspect? Consultant for Pediatricians 6(2):98-106, February 2007.
Butts S, Driscoll DA: Polycystic ovary syndrome: How best to manage? Consultant 46:745-749, 2006.
Butts S, Driscoll DA: Polycystic ovary syndrome: When to suspect? Consultant 46:765-769, 2006.
Butts S, Sammel M, Hummel A, Chittams J, Barnhart K: Risk factors and clinical features of recurrent ectopic pregnancy: A case control study. Fertil & Steril 80(6):1340-44, Dec 2003.
Patrizio P, Butts SF, Caplan A: Ovarian tissue preservation and future fertility: Emerging technologies and ethical considerations. J Nat Cancer Inst Monogr 32:107-110, 2005.
Butts, SF: Telomere length regulation and reproduction: Current concepts and putative threats to ovarian reserve. The Jrnl Clin Metabol & Diab 1(2), November 2010 Notes: electronic journal: www.slm-jcmd.com/the-journal-of-clinical-metabolism-diabetes/details/article/telomere-length-regulation-and-reproduction-current-concepts-and-putative-threats-to-ovarian-reserv.
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.