Samuel Parry

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Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Philadelphia, PA
Member, Center for Research on Reproduction in Women's Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Attending Physician, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Philadelphia, PA
Member, Center for AIDS research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Member, Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology (CEET)
Penn Medicine Courtesy Staff in OBGYN, Chester County Hospital, West Chester, PA; Underwood Memorial Hospital, Woodbury, New Jersey; Shore Memorial Hospital, Somers Point, New Jersey
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Center for Research on Reproduction and Women's Health
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
3400 Spruce Street, 2000 Courtyard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6160
Education:
B.S. (Biology)
University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1986.
B.A. (Philosophy)
University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1986.
M.D. (Medicine)
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, 1990.
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Description of Research Expertise

Areas of research interest include: 1) viral infections of the human placenta, and 2) preterm delivery.

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Parry is interested in the mechanisms of trophoblast-virus interactions and genetic and environmental factors associated with spontaneous preterm delivery.

Selected Publications

Facco FL, Parker CB, Reddy UM, Silver RM, Louis JM, Basner RC, Chung JH, Schubert FP, Pien GW, Redline S, Mobley DR, Koch MA, Simhan HN, Nhan-Chang CL, Parry S, Grobman WA, Haas DM, Wing DA, Mercer BM, Saade GR, Zee PC.: NuMoM2b Sleep-Disordered Breathing study: objectives and methods. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2015 in press.

Zhang H, Baldwin DA, Bukowski RK, Parry S, Xu Y, Song C, Andrews WW, Saade GR, Esplin MS, Sadovsky Y, Reddy UM, Ilekis J, Varner M, Biggio JR : A Genome-Wide Association Study of Early Spontaneous Preterm Delivery. Genet Epidemiol 2015 in press.

Haas DM, Parker CB, Wing DA, Parry S, Grobman WA, Mercer BM, Simhan HN, Hoffman MK, Silver RM, Wadhwa P, Iams JD, Koch MA, Caritis SN, Wapner RJ, Esplin MS, Elovitz MA, Foroud T, Peaceman AM, Saade GR, Willinger M, Reddy UM: A description of the methods of the Nulliparous Pregnancy Outcomes Study: monitoring mothers-to-be (nuMoM2b). Am J Obstet Gynecol 2015 in press.

Manuck TA, Esplin MS, Biggio J, Bukowski R, Parry S, Zhang H, Varner MW, Andrews W, Saade G, Sadovsky Y, Reddy UM, Ilekis J: The phenotype of spontaneous preterm birth: application of a clinical phenotyping tool. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2015 in press.

Denniff P, Parry S, Dopson W, Spooner N: Quantitative bioanalysis of paracetamol in rats using volumetric absorptive microsampling (VAMS). J Pharm Biomed Anal 7(108C ): 61-69, 2015.

Ghaffari N, Parry S, Elovitz MA, Durnwald CP.: The Effect of an Obesogenic Maternal Environment on Expression of Fetal Umbilical Cord Blood miRNA. Reprod Sci 2014 in press.

Parry S, Zhang H, Biggio J, Bukowski R, Varner M, Xu Y, Andrews W, Saade G, Esplin S, Leite R, Ilekis J, Reddy U, Sadovsky Y, Blair I: Maternal Serum Serpin B7 Is Associated With Early Spontaneous Preterm Birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol 211(6): 678 el-12, Dec 2014

Parry S, Elovitz MA: Pros and Cons of Maternal Cervical Length Screening to Identify Women at Risk of Spontaneous Preterm Delivery. Clin Obstet Gynecol 57(3): 537-46, 2014

Quant HS, Friedman AM, Wang E, Parry S, Schwartz N: Transabdominal ultrasonography as a screening test for second-trimester placenta previa. Obstet Gynecol 123(3):628-33, March 2014.

Jeffcoat MK, Jeffcoat RL, Tanna N, Parry S: Association of a common genetic factor, PTGER3, with success of periodontal therapy and preterm birth. J Periodontol 85(3):446-54, March 2014.

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Last updated: 03/19/2015
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