Kurt T. Barnhart

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William Shippen, Jr. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Reproductive Research Unit, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Member, Biomedical Graduate Studies, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Associate Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Women's Health Clinical Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Dean for Clinical Research Operations in the School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
3701 Market Street, Suite 800
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2974
Fax: 215-349-5512
Graduate Group Affiliations
Education:
B.S (Biology)
Tufts University, 1984.
M.D.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1988.
M.S.C.E (Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 1998.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Barnhart has interest in novel preparation of biomarkers for disease processes for use as predictors or diagnostic aids, as well as efficacy and safety outcomes after clinical interventions. In total Dr. Barnhart has been involved in more that 60 clinical trials, translational research, and outcomes studies in women's health.

Selected Publications

Barnhart KT: Placebo effect in fertility: Advantageous or false advertisement? Fertil Steril 2014 101(1): 36-37, 2014.

Legro RS, Brzyski RG, Diamond MP, Coutifaris C, Schlaff WD, Alvero R, Casson P, Christman GM, Huang H, Yan Q, Haisenleder DJ, Barnhart KT, Bates GW, Usadi R, Lucidi R, Baker V, Trussell JC, Krawetz SA, Snyder P, Ohl D, Santoro N, Eisenberg E, Zhang H, for the NICHD Reproductive Medicine Network. : The Pregnancy in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome II study: baseline characteristics and effects of obesity from a multicenter randomized clinical trial. Fertil Steril 101(1): 258-269, 2014.

Barnhart KT: Assisted reproductive technologies and perinatal morbidity: interrogating the association. Fertil Steril 99(2): 299-302, February 2013.

Barnhart KT, Sammel MD, Takacs P, Chung K, Morse CB, O’Flynn O’Brien K, Allen-Taylor L, Shaunik A : Validation of a clinical risk scoring system, based solely on clinical presentation, for the management of pregnancy of unknown location. Fertil Steril 99(1): 193-198, January 2013.

Simon C, Barnhart K: Preface: Biomarkers in Reproductive Medicine. Fertil Steril 99(4): 953, 2013.

Barnhart K. : Modifiable aspects of in vitro fertilization to reduce perinatal morbidity. Fertil Steril 99(1): 68, 2013.

Palmer SS, Barnhart KT: Biomarkers in reproductive medicine: The promise and can it be fulfilled?Fertil Steril 2013; 99(4): 954-962. Fertil Steril 99(4), 2013.

Palmer SS, Barnhart KT: Biomarkers in reproductive medicine: The promise and can it be fulfilled? Fertil Steril epub ahead of print, December 2012.

Barnhart KT: Early pregnancy failure: beware of the pitfalls of modern management. Fertil Steril 98(5): 1061-1065, 2012.

Reid S, Casikar I, Barnhart K, Condous G: Serum biomarkers for ectopic pregnancy diagnosis. Expert Opinion on Medical Diagnostics 6(2): 153-165, 2012.

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