Michal A. Elovitz

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Hilarie L. Morgan and Mitchell L. Morgan President's Distinguished Professor in Women's Health
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Center for Research in Reproduction and Women's Health
421 Curie Blvd., 1354 BRB II/III
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-0859
Fax: 215-573-5408
Education:
BA (History/Pre-med)
University of Texas at Austin, Texas (with honors), 1990.
MD (Medicine)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, New York, 1994.
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Description of Research Expertise

Inflammation-induced preterm preterm; in vivo mouse model; mice survival surgery

Description of Clinical Expertise

High-risk obstetrics; medical complications of pregnancy (maternal cardiac disease);

Selected Publications

Romero JA, Downes K, Pappas H, Elovitz MA, Levine LD.: Cervical length change as a predictor of preterm birth in symptomatic patients Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM 3(1):100175., Jan 2021.

Handley SC, Mullin AM, Elovitz MA, Gerson KD, Montoya-Williams D, Lorch SA, Burris HH.: Changes in Preterm Birth Phenotypes and Stillbirth at 2 Philadelphia Hospitals During the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic, March-June 2020. JAMA 5;325(1):87-89., Jan 2021.

Levine L, Arany Z, Kern-Goldberger A, Koelper N, Lewey J, Sammel MD, Elovitz MA, Ky B: Soluble Flt1 levels are associated with cardiac dysfunction in Black women with and without severe preeclampsia. Hypertens Pregnancy. 20:1-6 [Epub ahead of print], Dec 2020.

Bonney EA, Elovitz MA, Mysorekar IU: Diversity is essential for good science and Reproductive science is no different: A Response to the recent formulation of the Burroughs Welcome Fund Pregnancy Think-Tank Am J Obstet Gynecol 223 (6):950-951, Dec 2020.

Hamm RF, McCoy J, Oladuja A, Bogner HR, Elovitz MA, Morales KH, Srinivas SK, Levine LD: Maternal Morbidity and Birth Satisfaction After Implementation of a Validated Calculator to Predict Cesarean Delivery During Labor Induction. JAMA 2;3(11):e2025582, Nov 2020.

Gur RE, White LK, Waller R, Barzilay R, Moore TM, Kornfield S, Njoroge WFM, Duncan AF, Chaiyachati BH, Parish-Morris J, Maayan L, Himes MM, Laney N, Simonette K, Riis V, Elovitz MA.: The Disproportionate Burden of the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Pregnant Black Women. Psychiatry Res 293:113475, Nov 2020.

Gur RE, White LK, Waller R, Barzilay R, Moore TM, Kornfield S, Njoroge WFM, Duncan AF, Chaiyachati BH, Parish-Morris J, Maayan L, Himes MM, Laney N, Simonette K, Riis V, Elovitz MA: The Disproportionate Burden of the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Pregnant Black Women. Psychiatry Res 293:113475, Nov 2020.

Lien YC, Zhang Z, Barila G, Green-Brown A, Elovitz MA, Simmons RA.: Intrauterine Inflammation Alters the Transcriptome and Metabolome in Placenta. Front Physiol. 5;11:592689, Nov 2020.

Gerson KD, Mccarthy C, Ravel J, Elovitz MA, Burris HH. : Effect of a Nonoptimal Cervicovaginal Microbiota and Psychosocial Stress on Recurrent Spontaneous Preterm Birth. Am J Perinatol. Online ahead of print., Oct 2020.

McCoy JA, Elovitz MA, Alby K, Koelper NC, Nissim I, Levine LD: Association of Obesity With Maternal and Cord Blood Penicillin Levels in Women With Group B Streptococcus Colonization. Obstet Gynecol 134 (4): 756-764, Oct 2020.

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Last updated: 01/21/2021
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