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 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), Nov 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.