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The Center for Perinatal Discovery Annual Symposium

3rd Annual Symposium - Saturday, June 25, 2022

Register Now! - Download the flyer and speaker list (PDF)

 Keynote: Ripley Lucas, MPH

Data Analyst, March of Dimes’ Perinatal Data Center
“Opportunities to address health inequity within infant outcomes” 

 
Eniko Sajti, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UC San Diego
Profiling maternal and fetal macrophages in obese and lean
  pregnant women”

 
Sarah Averbach, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Family Planning, UC San Diego
“Postpartum progestin-only pill use and breastfeeding pilot study: work-in-progress”

Marni Jacobs, PhD
Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of   Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UC San Diego
“Maternal apolipoprotein E genotype among pregnancies complicated by intrauterine growth restriction”

Sagori Mukhophadhyay, MD, MMSc
Assistant Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
“Phenotypes of prematurity: Beyond reason for birth”

Karen Mestan, MS, MD
Professor and Division Chief, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, UC San Diego
“Molecular Epidemiology of Preterm Birth:  Not all preemies are the same”

Ashwini Lakshmanan, MD, MS, MPH 
Associate Professor, Clinical Pediatrics and Population and Public Health Sciences, USC Keck School of Medicine
Section Head, Epidemiology and Outcomes, Fetal and Neonatal Institute, Division of Neonatology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles
“Improving the family experience: addressing the triple aim in the neonatal intensive care unit”
For more information, contact Megan Mulholland - m2mulholland@health.ucsd.edu


2nd Annual Symposium - Saturday, June 26, 2021

"Opening Remarks"
Mana Parast, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor & Director of Perinatal Pathology
Division of Anatomic Pathology
Department of Pathology
UC San Diego
&
Louise Laurent, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor & Vice Chair for Translational Research
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Department of OB/GYN & Reproductive Science
Watch the video

"Welcome to the Center for Perinatal Discovery"
Watch the CPD introduction video

"Management of Perinatal Loss at UCSD. Patient Stories: In Their Own Words"
Krishelle Marc-Aurele, M.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Neonatology
Department of Pediatrics
UC San Diego
&
Sheila Mody, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
Division of Family Planning
Department of OB/GYN & Reproductive Sciences
UC San Diego

"Racial Inequities and Perinatal Loss"
Audra Meadows, M.D., M.P.H.
Obstetrician/Gynecologist & Equity Consultant
Co-Chair, Perinatal Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of MA (PNQIN)
Boston, MA
Watch the recorded seminar

"The Psychological Impact and Clinical Care of Perinatal Loss"
Alison Reminick, M.D.
Associate Physician & Director of Women’s Reproductive Mental Health
Department of Psychiatry
UC San Diego
&
Amber Rukaj, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Marriage and Family Therapist
Departments of Psyciatry and Behavioral Health
UC San Diego

"Milk Donation after Perinatal Loss"
Lisa Stellwagen, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Clinical Professor
Division of Newborn Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
UC San Diego
Watch the recorded seminar

"Transcriptomic Profiling of Maternal Urine to Identify Biomarkers in Preeclampsia"
Priya Pantham, Ph.D.
Assistant Project Scientist
Department of OB/GYN
UC San Diego
Watch the recorded seminar

"Perinatal Genomic Medicine"
Stephen Kingsmore, M.D., Ch.B., B.A.O., Ds.C.
President and CEO
Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine
Watch the recorded seminar

"Improving Implantation Success: Using Stem Cells as a Model for Early Development"
Joseph Owen, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of OB/GYN & Reproductive Sciences
UC San Diego
Watch the recorded seminar

"Clinical Evaluation of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss"
Sanjay Agarwal, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Clinical Professor and Director of Fertility Services
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Department of OB/GYN & Reproductive Sciences
UC San Diego
&
Maryam Tarsa, M.D.
Clinical Professor
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Department of OB/GYN & Reproductive Sciences
UC San Diego
Watch the recorded seminar

"Bringing Science, Clinical Research and Maternity Care Together Following Perinatal Loss - The Example of Rainbow Clinic, Manchester"
Alex Heazell, M.B.C.H.B., Ph.D., M.R.C.O.G. (Keynote Speaker)
Professor, Senior Clinical Lecturer
Director of Tommy’s Stillbirth Research Center
Director and Founder of the Rainbow Clinic Manchester
Department of Obstetrics
University of Manchester
Watch the recorded seminar

"Special Presentation: The Comfort Cub"
Presented by Liz Sumner
Watch the video

"Patient Tribute Video"
Watch the video

Download the full 2021 symposium agenda (PDF)



1st Annual Symposium - Saturday, September 26, 2020

 
"The Effect of Chronodisruption on Pregnancy Outcomes"
Sarah England, Ph.D. (Keynote Speaker)
Professor, Washington University
Department of OB/GYN
Watch the recorded seminar

Download the full 2020 symposium agenda (PDF)




For further information, please contact:
Megan Mulholland (m2mulholland@health.ucsd.edu)

 


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