Celeste P. Durnwald, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
3400 Spruce Street, 2000 Courtyard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BS (Integrated Life Sciences)
Kent State University, 1993.
MD
Northeastern Ohio Universities, 1997.
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Description of Research Expertise

Areas of research interest include: 1) diabetes in pregnancy, 2) obesity,
3) maternal metabolism

Selected Publications

Maeve Hopkins, Lorraine Dugoff, Celeste Durnwald, Laura Havrilesky, Sarah Dotters-Katz: Cell-free DNA for Down syndrome screening in morbidly obese women: Is it a cost-effective strategy? Poster Presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Las Vegas, NV Feb 2019.

Sindhu K. Srinivas, Celeste Durnwald, Laura Line, Melissa Patti, Melissa Bucher, Shayna Cunningham, Valerie Riis: Safe Start”: A community health worker program that improves perinatal outcomes in high risk women American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Vol. 220, Issue 1, S208 Published in issue: January 2019. Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Las Vegas, NV Feb 2019.

Maeve Hopkins, Nathanael Koelper, Whitney Burns, Celeste Durnwald, Mary Sammel, Lorraine Dugoff: Cell-free DNA fetal fraction and risk for gestational diabetes Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Las Vegas, NV Feb 2019.

Teefey CP, Durnwald CP, Srinivas SK, Levine LD.: Adverse Maternal Outcomes Differ between Obese and Nonobese Women with Severe Preeclampsia. Am J Perinatol 36(1):74-78., Jan 2019.

Reforma L, Paidas Teefey C, Durnwald C, Srinivas S, Sammel M, Wang E: Late third trimester ultrasound improves accuracy of predicted birthweight in women with class III obesity. Poster, ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting. Austin, TX, Apr 2018.

Durnwald C, Downes K, Leite R, Elovitz MA, Parry S, Maternal Child Health Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA : Predicting persistent impaired glucose tolerance in GDM women: the role of hsCRP and adiponectin. Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews 34(2), Feb 2018.

Teefey CP, Reforma L, Levine LD, Srinivas SK, Durnwald CP: Risk factors associated with cesarean delivery after induction of labor in women with class III Obesity. Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, annual meeting, Dallas, TX, Jan 2018.

Burns WR, Koelper N, Sammel MD, Durnwald CP: Validation of a breastfeeding history questionnaire for the prediction of in-hospital formula supplementation in multiparous women. Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, annual meeting, Dallas, TX, Jan 2018.

Durnwald CP: Fibroblast growth factor 21 and metabolic dysfunction in women with a prior glucose intolerant pregnancy. Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, annual meeting, Dallas, TX, Jan 2018.

Durnwald C: Gestational Diabetes: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Complications. Diabetes and Nutrition, 1st edition, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics guide to Pregnancy, Chicago, IL, 2017 in press.

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Last updated: 06/24/2019
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