Samuel Parry

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Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Member, Center for Research on Reproduction in Women's Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 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

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 2014 in press.

Parry S, Elovitz MA: Pros and Cons of Maternal Cervical Length Screening to Identify Women at Risk of Spontaneous Preterm Delivery. Clin Obstet Gynecol June 2014 [Epub ahead of print]

Schwartz N, Sammel MD, Leite R, Parry S: First-trimester placental ultrasound and maternal serum markers as predictors of small-for-gestational-age infants. Am J Obstet Gynecol March 2014 [Epub ahead of print]

Zera CA, Seely EW, Wilkins-Haug LE, Lim KH, Parry SI, McElrath TF. : The association of body mass index with serum angiogenic markers in normal and abnormal pregnancies. Am J Obstet Gynecol March 2014.

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

Friedman AM, Schwartz N, Ludmir J, Parry S, Bastek JA, Sehdev HM: Can transabdominal ultrasound identify women at high risk for short cervical length? Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 92(6):637-41, June 2013.

Friedman AM, Srinivas SK, Parry S, Elovitz MA, Wang E, Schwartz N: Can transabdominal ultrasound be used as a screening test for short cervical length? Am J Obstet Gynecol 208(3):190.e1-7, March 2013.

Turitz AL, Bastek JA, Sammel MD, Parry S, Schwartz N: Can vibroacoustic stimulation improve the efficiency of a tertiary care antenatal testing unit? J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25(12): 2645-50, 2012.

Gomez L, Anton L, Srinivas S, Elovitz MA: Effects of increased fetuin-A in human trophoblast cells and associated pregnancy outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol 207(6):484.e1-8, 2012

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