Samuel Parry, M.D.

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Franklin Payne Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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, 2 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6160
Office: 215-662-7641
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 Clinical Expertise

Areas of clinical expertise include: 1) viral infections during pregnancy, 2) medical complications of pregnancy, and 3) fetal heart rate monitoring.

Description of Other Expertise

Dr. Parry has extensive experience managing a large group of physicians and clinical operations within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Interim Chair) and Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine (Chief).

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 212(4): 542, 2015

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 39(3): 217-26, 2015

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 212(4): 542, 2015

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 212(4): 487, 2015

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, 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, 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, 2014.

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