Michal A. Elovitz, M.D.

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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

Bittinger K, Zhao C, Li C, Ford E, Friedman E, Ni J, Kulkarni C, Cai J, Tian Y, Liu Q, Patterson A, Sarker D, Chan S, Maranas C, Saha-Shah A, Lund P, Garcia B, Mattei L, Gerber J,, Elovitz MA, Kelly A, DeRusso P, Kim D, Hofstaedter C, Goulian M, Li H, Bushman F, Zemel B, Wu G: Bacterial colonization reprograms the neonatal gut metabolome. Nature Microbiology [Epub ahead of print], April 2020.

Dude CM, Saylany A, Brown A, Elovitz M, Anton L.: Microbial supernatants from Mobiluncus mulieris, a bacteria strongly associated with spontaneous preterm birth, disrupts the cervical epithelial barrier through inflammatory and miRNA mediated mechanisms. Anaerobe 61:102127, Feb 2020.

Bender W, McCarthy C, Chittams J, Elovitz MA, Parry S, Durnwald C: What is the optimal Hemoglobin A1c screening cut-off for the prediction of gestational diabetes mellitus? Poster presentation, 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Grapevine, TX Feb 2020.

Hamm RF, McCoy J, Oladuja A, Bogner HR, Elovitz MA, Srinivas SK, Sammel MD, Levine LD. : Implementation of an induction calculator as standard of care reduces maternal morbidity. Oral Presentation, 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Grapevine, TX Feb 2020.

McCoy J, Elovitz MA, Pappas H, Koepler N, Sammel M, Levine L: Effect of obesity on maternal and neonatal penicillin levels in women with Group B Streptococcus. Oral presentation, 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Grapevine, TX Feb 2020.

Hamm RF, McCoy J, Oladuja A, Bogner HR, Elovitz MA, Srinivas SK, Sammel MD, Levine LD: Implementation of an induction calculator as standard of care reduces maternal morbidity. Oral presentation, 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Grapevine, TX Feb 2020.

Bender W, McCarthy C, Chittams J, Elovitz MA, Parry S, Durnwald C: Universal HbA1c screening versus conventional risk factor screening for the prediction of gestational diabetes. Poster presentation, 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Grapevine, TX Feb 2020.

Rovit E, Ledyard R, Elovitz MA, Burris H: Adverse Effects of Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylene Air Toxics on Preterm Birth. Poster presentation, 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Grapevine, TX Feb 2020.

Burris H, Clougherty J, Melly S, Elovitz MA: Neighborhood violent crime is associated with high perceived stress in pregnancy. Poster presentation, 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Grapevine, TX Feb 2020.

Gerson K, Burris H, McCarthy C, Sammel M, Elovitz MA: High-risk cervicovaginal microbial communities and preterm birth: a multinomial model Poster presentation, 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Grapevine, TX Feb 2020.

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