Department of Reproductive Medicine

Andrew Hull

Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicne Fellowship Training Program

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE:
(619) 534-2384


Personal History

Date and place of birth: October 1, 1957, London, England

Education

BMedSci.(Hons) 1979 - University of Nottingham Medical School Nottingham, England Major: Microbiology

BM BS 1981 - University of Nottingham Medical School Nottingham, England

MRCOG 1988

FRCOG 2000

Diplomate American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
1999

Diplomate American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology – Maternal Fetal medicine 2001

HIV Specialist Credential American Academy of HIV Medicine 2002

Present Post

Assistant Professor, Department of Reproductive Medicine Division of Perinatal Medicine University of California San Diego. July 1, 1998 to present.

Associate Director Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Department of Reproductive Medicine University of California San Diego

Membership in Professional Societies

Professional Experience

1981 - 1982
House Surgeon/House Physician, Nottingham City & Mansfield General Hospitals, England

1982 - 1985
Senior House Officer Posts in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Urology and Accident and Emergency, Nottingham University Nottingham City & Mansfield General Hospitals, England

1985 - 1988
Registrar in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Nottingham City & Mansfield King’s Mill Hospitals, England

1988 - 1989 Registrar in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Leicester General Hospital, England

1990 - 1993
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Perinatal Biology, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA

1993 - 1996
Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA

1996 - 1998
Fellowship, Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California

Awards and Honoraria

Young MRCOG Award presented at the 1st International Scientific Meeting of The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Singapore, September 1990

Ortho Award for Outstanding Research by a Resident in Obstetrics & Gynecology, June 1996

NICHD sponsorship for attendance at the Perinatal Research Society Annual Meeting Asheville, North Carolina, September 1997.

NCLAM Junior Faculty Mentorship Program 1999

UCSD Health Professions Undergraduate Mentor Certificate 1999-2000

Best Oral Communication Award presented at the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 9th Annual Congress, Florence, Italy, May 2000.

APGO / Solvay Educational Scholar 2001 - 2002

County of San Diego Volunteer of the Month Award, September 2001.
For Outstanding Service to the Health & Human Services Agency, Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Program and the Citizens of San Diego County.

UCSD Academy of Clinician Scholars – inaugural member 2002

Professional Development

Program for Health Care Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts – graduated April 2002.

Grants

Project Title: “Mechanisms of Vasodilation in Human Placental Resistance Vessels”
Sponsor: Birthright and the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
Dates: 5/91 - 5/93
Amount: $72,000

Project Title: “Three dimensional ultrasound and parental bonding”
Sponsor: Academic Senate University of California, San Diego Division
Dates: 1/99 - 12/99
Amount: $7,000

Project Title: “Three dimensional ultrasound in the assessment of uterine healing after cesarean section”
Sponsor: Medison Kretz Foundation
Dates: 7/99 - 7/00
Amount: $10,000

University Service

COMMITTEES

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

INVITED REVIEWER

TEACHING

Publications

Manuscripts

  1. Hull AD, Long DM, Longo LD, Pearce WJ (1991). Chronic hypoxia alters ovine cerebrovascular reactivity and composition. Proceedings of the Western Pharmacological Society 34: 233-238.

  2. Hull AD, Long DM, Longo LD, Pearce WJ (1991). Pregnancy-induced changes in ovine cerebrovascular reactivity and composition. Proceedings of the Western Pharmacological Society 34: 239-245.

  3. Pearce WJ, Hull AD, Long DM, Longo LD (1991). Effects of maturation on ovine cerebrovascular endothelial function. Proceedings of the Western Pharmacological Society 34: 247-254.

  4. Pearce WJ, Hull AD, Long DM, Longo LD (1991). Developmental changes in ovine cerebral artery composition and reactivity. American Journal of Physiology 261: R 458-465.

  5. Hull AD, Long DM, Longo LD, Pearce WJ (1992). Pregnancy-induced changes in ovine cerebral arteries. American Journal of Physiology 262: R137-143.

  6. Longo LD, Hull AD, Long DM, Pearce WJ (1993). Cerebrovascular adaptation to high altitude hypoxemia in fetal and adult sheep. American Journal of Physiology 264: R65-72.

  7. Hull AD, Longo LD, Long DM, Pearce WJ (1994). Pregnancy alters cerebrovascular adaptation to high altitude hypoxemia. American Journal of Physiology 266: R765-772.

  8. Hull AD, White CR, Pearce WJ (1994). Endothelium-derived relaxing factor and cyclic- GMP dependent vasorelaxation in human chorionic plate arteries. Placenta 15:365-375.

  9. Pearce WJ, Hull AD, Long DM, White CR (1994). Effects of maturation on cGMP- dependent vasodilation in ovine basilar and carotid arteries. Pediatric Research 36: 25-33.

  10. Hull AD, Pretorius DH. (1998). Fetal face: what we can see using two dimensional and three dimensional ultrasound imaging. Seminars in Roentgenology, Vol.XXXIII, No 4 (October) pp369-374

  11. Brace RA, Hull AD, Gruslin-Giroux A, Widness JA (1999). Correction of hemorrhage- induced anemia with intra-amniotic iron in the ovine fetus. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 180: 214-220.

  12. Hull AD, Salerno CC, Saenz CC, Pretorius DH.. Three-dimensional Ultrasound (3DUS) and the Diagnosis of Placenta Percreta with Bladder Involvement. (1999) J Ultrasound in Medicine 18: 853-856

  13. Salerno CC, Pretorius DH, Hilton S.vW, O’Boyle MK, Hull AD, James GM, Riccabona, M, Mannino F, Craft A, Nelson TR. Three-Dimensional Ultrasound Imaging of the Neonatal Brain in High Risk Neonates: Preliminary Study.(2000) J Ultrasound in Medicine 19: 549-555.

  14. Hull AD, Pretorius DH, Budorick NE, Johnson MM, Lev-Toaff A, Forsythe N. Nelson TR. Artifacts and the visualization of fetal distal extremities using three dimensional ultrasound (2000) Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 16: 341-344. .

  15. Nelson TR, Pretorius DH, Hull AD, Sklansky MS, Riccabona M, James G. Sources and Impact of Artifacts on Clinical 3DUS Imaging.(2000) Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 16: 374-383.

  16. Albers E, Daneshmand S, Hull AD, Benirschke K. Complete hydatidiform mole and coexistent fetus at term.(2001) Journal of Perinatology 21: 72-75

  17. Hull AD, James G, Pretorius DH.. Detection of Jarcho-Levin syndrome at 12 weeks’ gestation by nuchal translucency screening and three-dimensional ultrasound. Prenatal Diagnosis (2001). 21: 390 – 394.

  18. Hull AD, James GM, Salerno CC, Nelson TR, Pretorius DH. Three dimensional ultrasound (3DUS) and the assessment of the first trimester fetus. (2001) J Ultrasound in Medicine 20: 287-293.

  19. Chmait RH, Hull AD, Benirschke K. Unusually large acardiac twin pregnancy at term. .(2001) Journal of Perinatology 21: 150-152

  20. Hull AD, Brace RA. Erythrocyte and erythropoietin responses to hemorrhage in the immature and near term ovine fetus. (2001) American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 185: 501-506.

  21. Chmait RH, Hull AD, James GM, Nelson TR, Pretorius DH.. Three Dimensional Ultrasound Evaluation of the Fetal Face. (2001). Ultrasound Review of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1: 138-143.

  22. Chmait R, Franklin P, Spector SA, Hull AD (2002). Protease Inhibitors and Decreased Birth Weight in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women with Impaired Glucose Tolerance. Journal of Perinatology 22: 370 – 373

  23. Chmait RH, Hull AD (2002). Doppler ultrasonographic evaluation of twins discordant for Rh alloimmunization. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 187: 250 – 251.

  24. Liu CC, Pretorius DH, Scioscia AL, Hull AD (2002). Sonographic Prenatal Diagnosis of Marginal Placental Cord Insertion: Clinical Importance. J Ultrasound in Medicine 21: 627 – 632

  25. Dorenbaum A, Cunningham CK, Gelber RD et al for the International PACTG 316 Team (2002). Two-Dose Intrapartum / Newborn Nevirapine and Standard Antiretroviral Therapy to Reduce Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission: A Randomized Trial. JAMA 288: 189 – 198.

  26. Chmait RH, Pretorius DH, Jones M, Hull AD, James G, Nelson T, Moore TR. Prenatal Evaluation of Facial Clefts with Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Ultrasound: A Prospective Trial. Accepted for publication in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2002.

  27. Chmait RH, Pretorius DH, Hull AD. Picture of the Month “ Nasal Glioma”. Accepted for publication in Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2002

  28. Nauli, S., White, C.R., Hull, A.D., Pearce, W.J. Effects of maturation on cyclic GMP-dependent vasodilatation in ovine posterior communicating and middle cerebral arteries. Submitted to Brain Research 2001.

Abstracts

  1. Robinson G, Filshie GM, Bates T, Hull A, Heslip M (1985). Morphological changes in the human cervix following treatment with Lamicel. Proceedings of the First International Congress of Obstetrics & Gynecology 1:56.

  2. Hull A, Pearce W, Longo L (1990). Developmental changes in ovine cerebrovascular composition and reactivity. Proceedings of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 1:137.

  3. Hull A, Long DM, Longo LD, Pearce WR (1991). Pregnancy-induced changes in ovine cerebrovascular reactivity. Proceedings of the Society for Gynecological Investigation 38:584.

  4. Longo LD, Hull A, Long DM, Pearce WJ (1991). Fetal cerebral vascular adaptations to long term hypoxia. Proceedings of the Society for Gynecological Investigation 38:590.

  5. Pearce WJ, Hull A, Long DM, Longo LD (1991). Developmental changes in endothelial structure and function in human and ovine cerebral arteries. Proceedings of the Society for Gynecological Investigation 38:593.

  6. Pearce WJ, Brayden JE, Hull AD, Long DM (1991). Hypoxia opens ATP-operated channels in rabbit carotid but not middle cerebral arteries. FASEB Journal 5:A1112.

  7. Pearce WJ, Brayden JE, Hull AD, Long DM (1991). Hypoxia opens ATP-operated K+ channels in large but not small rabbit cerebral arteries. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism 11 (Supp. 2): S24.

  8. Pearce WJ, Hull AD, Long DM, Yu YY, White CR (1991). Guanylate cyclase-dependent mechanisms of relaxation are fully functional at birth in human and ovine cerebral arteries. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism 11 (Supp. 2) S204.

  9. Hull AD, Long DM, Pearce WJ (1992). L-arginine enhances contractility in endothelium- intact newborn, but not adult, ovine cerebral arteries. Proceedings of the Society for Gynecological Investigation 39:535.

  10. White CR, Hull AD, Pearce WJ (1992). Synthesis and degradation of guanosine 3':5'-cyclic monophosphate is more rapid in ovine intercranial cerebral arteries than extracranial arteries. FASEB Journal, 6:A1893.

  11. Hull AD. Guanosine 3':5'-cyclic monophosphate mediated relaxation of human chorionic plate arteries. (1992) FASEB Journal, 6:A636A.

  12. Hull AD, Pearce WJ. L-arginine enhances contractility, without affecting relaxation responses, in endothelium-intact newborn, but not adult, ovine cerebral arteries. (1992) Journal of Vascular Research 29:184.

  13. Hull AD, Pearce WJ. Pregnancy impairs endothelial adaptation to chronic hypoxia in ovine cerebral arteries. (1992) Journal of Vascular Research 29:185.

  14. Pearce WJ, Hull AD. Maturational changes in cerebral endothelial function: effects of indomethacin. (1992) Journal of Vascular Research 29:300.

  15. Hull AD. Guanosine cyclase dependent vasorelaxation in human placental arteries. (1992) Proceedings of the 26th British Congress of Obstetrics & Gynaecology: 366.

  16. Hull AD, Longo DL, Long DM, Pearce WJ. Pregnancy alters cerebrovascular adaptation to high altitude. (1993) Proceedings of the Society for Gynecological Investigation 40:S225.

  17. Longo LD, Gilbert RD, Kamitomo M, Browne VA, Hull AD, Pearce WJ, Harvey LM, Ducsay CA. Some fetal adaptations to high altitude, long-term hypoxemia. (1993) Proceedings of the Society for Gynecological Investigation 40:21.

  18. Hull AD, White CR, Pearce WJ. Human placental arteries have a high basal rate of EDRF synthesis. (1993) FASEB Journal 7:A4523.

  19. White CR, Hull AD, Long DM, Pearce WJ. Maturation decreases both synthesis and degradation of cGMP in ovine cerebral arteries. (1993) FASEB Journal 7:A4384.

  20. Rhee JW, Longo LD, Hull Ad, Valenzuela GJ, Ducsay CA. Effect of arginine-vasopressin pre-treatment on myometrial response to oxytocin in the pregnant rat following exposure to chronic hypoxia. (1995) Journal of the Society for Gynecological Investigation 2:037.

  21. Hull AD, Rhee JW, Ducsay CA. Chronic hypoxia and calcium channel blocker tocolysis. Accepted for poster presentation at the 63rd annual postgraduate convention, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA March 1995.

  22. Hull AD, Rhee JW, Ducsay CA. Chronic hypoxia reduces the efficacy of calcium channel blocker tocolysis in vitro. (1995) Biology of Reproduction 52 (Supp. 1) 516.

  23. Rhee JW, Hull AD, Valenzuela GJ, Ducasy CA. Effect of chronic long-term hypoxia on myometrial contractile response to oxytocin in the pregnant ewe. (1996) Journal of the Society for Gynecological Investigation 3:573.

  24. Hull AD, Gruslin-Giroux AR, Shields LE, Widness JR, Brace RA. Intra-amniotic iron in the treatment of hemorrhage-induced fetal anemia. Western Perinatal Research Conference, Rancho Mirage, CA, January 1997.

  25. Hull AD, Gruslin-Giroux AR, Shields LE, Widness JR, Brace RA. Correction of hemorrhage-induced anemia in the ovine fetus with intra-amniotic iron. (1997). Journal of the Society for Gynecological Investigation, 4(1) Supp.: 139.

  26. Hull AD, Brace RA. The effects of hemorrhage and intra-amniotic iron on red cell production in the ovine fetus at 110 and 125 days gestation. Western Perinatal Research Conference, Rancho Mirage, January 1998.

  27. Hull AD, Gruslin-Giroux, Brace RA. The effects of hemorrhage and intra-amniotic iron on red cell production in the ovine fetus at 110 and 125 days gestation. (1998). American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 178 (1 Pt. 2) 106.

  28. Hull AD, Widness JR, Brace RA. Successful treatment of fetal anemia via the intra-amniotic route at 110 & 125 days gestation in the ovine fetus. (1998) Journal of the Society for Gynecological Investigation 5 (1).

  29. Hull AD, Pretorius DH, Budorick NE, Manco-Johnson M, Lev-Toaff A, Forsythe N, Nelson TR. Artifacts and the visualization of fetal distal extremities using three dimensional ultrasound. (1998) Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 (Supp. 1)101.

  30. Buerchner CA, Hull AD, Scioscia AL. Prenatal diagnosis of abnormal placental invasion is not foolproof. (1999). American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 180 (1 Pt. 2) 548.

  31. Pretorius DH, Nelson TR, Hull A, Riccabona M, James G. (1999) Artifact generation in 3DUS: Implications for clinical imaging. J Ultrasound in Medicine 18 S129:1813.

  32. Hull AD, Salerno CC, James GJ, Nelson TR & Pretorius DH. Assessment of fetal anatomy in the first trimester – role of three dimensional ultrasound (3DUS) (1999). Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 (Supp. 1)117.

  33. Hull AD, Pretorius DH, Salerno CC, James GJ, & Nelson TR. Three dimensional ultrasound (3DUS) with color and power Doppler imaging – obstetric applications (1999). Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 (Supp. 1)118.

  34. Pretorius DH, Nelson TR., Hull AD, Riccabona M & James G. 3DUS Artifacts: Etiology and Clinical Implications (1999). Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 (Supp. 1)113

  35. Kim M, Hull AD, Moore TR. Fasting But Not Postprandial Blood Glucose Values Predict Birthweight in Gestational and Type II Diabetes (2000). American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 182 (1 Pt. 2) 213.

  36. Salerno CC, Pretorius DH, Hilton SvW, O’Boyle MK, Hull AD, James GM, Riccabona, M, Mannino F, Craft A, Nelson TR. (2000). Three-Dimensional Ultrasound Imaging of the Neonatal Brain in High Risk Neonates: A Preliminary Study. J Ultrasound in Medicine 19 S16:2501.

  37. Nelson T, Pretorius D, Hull A, Riccabona M, Sklansky M, James G. Clinical Significance of 3DUS Artifacts on Patient Diagnosis. (2000) Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology 26 (Supp 2) A209.

  38. Pretorius DH, Hull AD, Daneshmand S, James G & Nelson TR. Assessment of Placenta Accreta./ Percreta, Vasa Previa and Fetal Vascularity using 3DUS Power Doppler. (2000) Radiology 217 (Supp.)255.

  39. Liu C, Pretorius DH., Hull AD. Prenatal Sonographic Diagnosis of Marginal Cord Insertion and its Significance. (2000) Radiology 217 (Supp.) 102

  40. Hull AD, James G, Nelson TR., Pretorius DH.. Three dimensional ultrasound assessment of the first trimester fetus – a “one step” approach (2000). Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 (Supp. 1) 30.

  41. Pretorius DH, Hull AD, Nelson TR., Coffler MS & Daneshmand S. Patients Undergoing 3-Dimensional Ultrasound: Review of Referrals for 111 Patients. (2000). Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 (Supp. 1) 53.

  42. Pretorius DH, Hull AD, Newton R, Nelson TR., & James G. Impact of Patient Initiated 3-Dimensional Ultrasound Examination. (2000). Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 (Supp. 1) 94.

  43. Brace RA, Hull AD, Widness JA, Cheung CY. Source of Amniotic Fluid Erythropoietin in Sheep. Proceedings of Fetal and Neonatal Physiological Society Annual Meeting, Southampton, UK 2000.

  44. Daneshmand, S, Hull, A, James G, Pretorius D. Three dimensional color and power Doppler ultrasound provides improved certainty of diagnosis of vasa previa. (2001). American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 184 (1) 522

  45. Hull AD, Franklin P, Chmait RH, Spector SA. Protease inhibitors and impaired glucose tolerance in HIV-infected women. (2001) Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation 8 (1 Suppl) 637.

  46. Pretorius, DH; Hull AD, Nelson TR, James G, Coffler MS, Daneshmand S. (2001) Distribution and Potential Impact of 3-Dimensional Ultrasound on Clinical Service Referral Patterns. J Ultrasound in Medicine 20 S88:1712.

  47. Hull AD, Pretorius DH, Newton R, James G, Sonographers and sonologists hold favorable views of the role of three-dimensional ultrasound (3DUS) in obstetrics following a formal lecture on the subject. .(2001) Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 (Supp. 1) 20 F37.

  48. Hull AD, Pretorius DH, Newton R, Asfoor SA, James G. Three-dimensional obstetric ultrasound (3DUS) is perceived by lay non-pregnant adults to be more valuable than two-dimensional ultrasound (2DUS).(2001) Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 (Supp. 1) 20 F36.

  49. Hull AD, Pretorius DH, James G, Parry B, Newton R. Three Dimensional Ultrasound (3DUS) does not enhance maternal bonding during pregnancy. (2001). Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 (Supp. 1) 4 CEO-05.

  50. Pretorius DH, Uyan KM, Newton R, Hull A, James G, Nelson T. Effects of US on maternal-fetal bonding:2D vs. 3D. (2001) Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 (Supp. 1) 20.F35.

  51. Trevett T, Kelly T, Budorick N, Pretorius DH., Scioscia A, Hull AD. Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation: An outcome study. (2001). American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 185 (6) 566.

  52. Chmait R, Pretorius D, Jones M, Hull A, James G, Nelson T, Moore T. Prospective Comparison of Three-Dimensional Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Fetal Cleft Lip and Palate. (2001). American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 185 (6) 615.

  53. Chmait R, Pretorius D, Jones M, Hull A, James G, Nelson T, Moore T. Risk of Undetected Anomalies in Fetuses with “Isolated” Facial Clefts on Ultrasound. (2001). American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 185 (6) 616.

  54. Pretorius DH, James G, Chmait R, Jones M, Hull A, Moore T, Nelson TR. Diagnosis of Anomalies Associated with Cleft Lip / Palate Using Fetal 2D / 3D Ultrasound. (2002). J Ultrasound in Medicine 21 S61: 55013.

  55. Hull AD. The Impact of Introducing an Evidence-Based Medicine Journal Club on Clinical Practice and Resident Self-Education.(2002). Proceedings of CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting: 257.

  56. Tarsa M, Franklin P, Spector S, Hull A. Outcomes in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women Receiving Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) – The San Diego Experience. Submitted to Society for Maternal Fetal medicine Annual Meeting 2003

Book Chapters

  1. “Antepartum Fetal Assessment” in Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn, 7th edition. W.B. Saunders (1998).
  2. “Preterm labor” in Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn, 7th edition. W.B. Saunders (1998).
  3. “3D Power Doppler in the Study of Placental and Umbilical Cord Abnormalities” in Clinical Application of 3D Sonography. Parthenon (2000).
  4. “Three Dimensional Ultrasound and Obstetrics” in Sonography in Obstetrics & Gynecology: Principles and Practice. 6th edition McGraw Hill (2001).
  5. “Antepartum Fetal Assessment” in Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn, 8th edition. W.B. Saunders (In progress).
  6. “Preeclampsia and other Maternal Disorders” in Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn, 8th edition. W.B. Saunders (In progress).

Invited Lectures and Seminars

  1. Grand Rounds, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, 10th April 1992.”Chronic hypoxia and pregnancy”.
  2. Research seminar at Universitats-Frauenklinik and Kantonales Frauenspital, Bern Switzerland, 21st April 1992. “cGMP and the placental vasculature”.
  3. Research seminar at Institut fur Vetinar-Anatomie,-Histologie und-Embryologie, Der Justus-Liebig-Universitat, GieBen, Germany, 28th April 1992. “EDRF and the placenta”.
  4. Research seminar, Division of Perinatal Biology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, January 1993. “Control of vascular tone in the human placenta”.
  5. Research seminar, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, August 1995. “EDRF and the human placenta”.
  6. Grand Rounds, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, 10th February 1999. “The role of 3D ultrasound in obstetrics & Gynecology”.
  7. Obstetrics & Gynecology Departmental Meeting, Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, 3rd March 1999. “Use of vacuum extractors in obstetrics”.
  8. 67th Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, 5th March 1999. “Three dimensional ultrasonography – how good is it?.”
  9. San Diego Combined Genetics Colloquium, San Diego, 20th August 1999. “Three dimensional ultrasound in obstetrics”.
  10. Ultrasound Update 1999, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, 25th –26th September 1999:
    • “3D Ultrasound in the first trimester – structural and genetic screening”.
    • “Clinical indications for 3D Ultrasound in obstetrics”.
    • “Uses of 3D Ultrasound in obstetrics”.
  11. 2nd World Congress on 3D Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Las Vegas, NV, 14th – 15th October 1999:
    • “Psychological impact of 3DUS on patients”
    • “Color / power Doppler in obstetrics”
  12. 9th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 14th – 18th November 1999.
    • 3D Course: “Three – dimensional ultrasound and impact on maternal-fetal bonding”
    • “Three-dimensional color flow in the placenta and cord”
    • “Three-dimensional ultrasound of fetal anomalies”
    • “Three-dimensional ultrasound artifacts”
  13. San Diego Ultrasound Society 7th March 2000.
    • “Clinical indications for three-dimensional ultrasound in obstetrics”
  14. Grand Rounds, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, 12th April 2000.
    • “Pregnancy over the age of forty”.
  15. Prenatal Diagnosis 2000, Sharp Perinatal Center, San Diego, CA, 9th June 2000. -“3D Sonography in Obstetrics”
  16. 44th Annual T. Hart Baker, M.D. Obstetrics and Gynecology Symposium
    • “Cutting-Edge Technologies for the New Millennium”, Rancho Mirage, CA, 17th June 2000.
    • “3D Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology”
  17. Basic Obstetrical and Endovaginal Ultrasound Course “Three Dimensional Ultrasound in Obstetrics” Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton CA14th September 2000
  18. Recent Advances in 3D Sonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Zagreb, Croatia 3rd October 2000.
    • “3D power Doppler in the study of placental and umbilical cord abnormalities”
  19. 10th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Zagreb, Croatia 4th – 8th October 2000.
    • “Three dimensional ultrasound assessment of the first trimester fetus – a one step approach”
  20. Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center Pediatrics/ObGyn Joint M & M Conference, 19th October 2000.
    • “Perinatal transmission of HIV”
  21. Obstetric Ultrasound 2001, Postgraduate Course, 21st Annual Meeting Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Reno, NV 7th February 2001
    • “Three dimensional ultrasound: Clinical applications in obstetrics”
  22. California Association of Neonatologists (CAN), 7th Annual Conference, Current Topics & Controversies in Perinatal / Neonatal Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 3rd March 2001
    • “Three-Dimensional Ultrasound: Prenatal and Neonatal Imaging”
  23. San Diego & Imperial Counties Regional Perinatal System, Perinatal Advisory Council, 2001 Perinatal Updates, San Diego, CA, 4th April 2001.
    • “Current HIV Research: Implications for San Diego and Imperial Counties”
  24. UCSD / SDSU General Preventive Medicine Lecture Series, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 6th April 2001
    • “Prenatal Care in Low Income Women”
  25. Asante / Providence Neonatal Perinatal Spring Lecture Series, Rogue Valley Medical Center, Medford, OR, 1st May 2001
    • “Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Application of 3D Ultrasound”
  26. Ob/Gyn Department Meeting, Grossmont Hospital, La Mesa, CA 21st August 2001
    • “HIV in the Perinatal Population”
  27. California Teratogen Information Service, Twilight Speaker Series, San Diego, CA, 19th September 2001
    • “Current Trends in Perinatal Transmission of HIV”
  28. 11th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Melbourne, Australia, 23rd – 28th October 2001.
    • “3D color and power Doppler imaging of the placenta and cord”
  29. 2nd Annual Perinatal Health Seminar, Billings, Montana, 17th November 2001.
    • “Sonographic Pearls for First Trimester Pregnancies: Early Bleeding and Nuchal Thickness, Assessment and Management”
    • “Doppler Use in Pregnancy: Technique and Indications
  30. Grand Rounds, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, 12th December 2001.
    • “Pregnancy and HIV – an Update”
  31. No Name Society Annual Meeting, Lake Arrowhead, California, 10th – 13th January 2002
    • “The Impact of Three Dimensional Ultrasound in Obstetrics”
  32. Department of Medicine M&M, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, 1st February 2002.
    • “A Case of Blindness in Pregnancy”
  33. World Class OB/Gyn Ultrasound. Las Vegas, Nevada, 25th March 2002.
    • “3D Ultrasound and gynecology”
    • “3D Ultrasound and obstetrics”
  34. AIDS Clinical Rounds, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 31st May 2002
    • “HIV and Pregnancy: Past and Present Successes – Present and Future Challenges”

Presentations at National/International Meetings

  1. “Developmental changes in ovine cerebrovascular composition and reactivity.” Oral presentation at the 1st International Scientific Meeting of The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists held in Singapore, China, September 1990.
  2. “Pregnancy-induced changes in ovine cerebrovascular reactivity.” Poster presentation at the 38th annual meeting of the Society for Gynecological Investigation held in San Antonio, Texas, March 1991.
  3. “Physiological modulation of endothelial function”. Poster presentation at the 13th Annual University of California, Riverside - Nichols Institute Symposium on Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology held in Riverside, CA, March 1991.
  4. “Fetal cerebrovascular responses to long-term high altitude hypoxia”. Poster presentation at the 1st International Congress of Perinatal Medicine held in Tokyo, Japan, November 1991.
  5. “L-arginine enhances contractility in endothelium-intact newborn, but not adult, ovine cerebral arteries”. Poster presentation at the 39th annual meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation held in San Antonio, Texas, March, 1992.
  6. “Guanosine 3':5'-cyclic monophosphate mediated relaxation of human chorionic plate arteries”. Poster presentation at FASEB held in Anaheim, CA, April 1992.
  7. “L-arginine enhances contractility, without affecting relaxation responses in endothelium-intact newborn, but not adult, ovine cerebral arteries”. Poster presentation at the 2nd International Symposium on Endothelium-Derived Vasoactive Factors held in Basel, Switzerland, April 1992.
  8. “Pregnancy impairs endothelial adaptation to chronic hypoxia in ovine cerebral arteries”. Poster presentation at the 2nd International Symposium on Endothelium-Derived Vasoactive Factors held in Basel, Switzerland, April 1992.
  9. “Pregnancy alters cerebrovascular adaptation to high altitude”. Oral presentation at the 40th annual meeting of the Society for Gynecological Investigation held in Toronto, Canada, March 1993.
  10. “Human placental arteries have a high basal rate of EDRF synthesis”. Poster presentation at: Experimental Biology, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 1993.
  11. “Chronic hypoxia reduces the efficacy of calcium channel blocker tocolysis in vitro”. Poster presentation at the 28th annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction held at UC Davis, California, July 1995.
  12. “Correction of hemorrhage-induced fetal anemia”. Oral presentation at the Second Annual Fetal & Neonatal Research Meeting held in San Diego, California, August 1996.
  13. “Intra-amniotic iron in the treatment of hemorrhage-induced fetal anemia”. Oral presentation at the Mead Johnson Nutritionals Western Perinatal Conference held in Rancho Mirage, California, January 1997.
  14. “Correction of hemorrhage-induced anemia in the ovine fetus with intra-amniotic iron”. Oral presentation at the 44th annual meeting of the Society for Gynecological Investigation held in San Diego, California, March 1997.
  15. “The effects of hemorrhage and intra-amniotic iron on red cell production in the ovine fetus at 110 and 125 days gestation”. Oral presentation at the Mead Johnson Nutritionals Western Perinatal Conference held in Rancho Mirage, California, January 1998.
  16. “The effects of hemorrhage and intra-amniotic iron on red cell production in the ovine fetus at 110 and 125 days gestation”. Poster presentation at the 18th annual meeting of the Society of Perinatal Obstetricians held in Miami Beach, Florida, February 2-7, 1998.
  17. “Successful treatment of fetal anemia via the intra-amniotic route at 110 & 125 days gestation in the ovine fetus”. Oral presentation at the 45th annual meeting of the Society for Gynecological Investigation held in Atlanta, Georgia, March 1998.
  18. “Artifacts and the visualization of fetal distal extremities using three dimensional ultrasound”. Oral presentation at the 8th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology held in Edinburgh, Scotland November 1-5 1998.
  19. “Prenatal diagnosis of abnormal placental invasion is not foolproof”. Poster presentation at the 19th annual meeting of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine held in San Francisco, California, January 18 – 23, 1999.
  20. “Assessment of fetal anatomy in the first trimester – role of three dimensional ultrasound (3DUS)”. Oral presentation at the 9th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 14 – 18 1999. .
  21. “Three dimensional ultrasound (3DUS) with color and power Doppler imaging – obstetric applications”. Oral presentation at the 9th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 14 – 18 1999. .
  22. “3DUS Artifacts: Etiology and Clinical Implications”. Oral presentation at the 9th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 14 – 18 1999.
  23. “Postprandial Blood Glucose Values Predict Birthweight in Gestational and Type II Diabetes” Poster presentation at the 20th annual meeting of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine held in Miami Beach, Florida, January 31 - February 5 2000
  24. “Clinical Significance of 3DUS Artifacts on Patients’ Diagnosis” Oral presentation at the 9th Annual Congress of the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology held in Florence, Italy, May 6 – 10 2000.
  25. “Impact of patient initiated three-dimensional ultrasound examination” Poster presentation at the 10th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology held in Zagreb, Croatia October 4 – 8 2000.
  26. “Three dimensional color and power Doppler ultrasound provides improved certainty of diagnosis of vasa previa”. Poster presentation at the 21st annual meeting of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine held in Reno, Nevada, February 5 – 10,2001.
  27. “ Protease inhibitors and impaired glucose tolerance in HIV-infected women” Poster presentation at the 48th Annual meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation held in Toronto, Canada, March 14 – 17 2001.
  28. “ Three Dimensional Ultrasound (3DUS) does not enhance maternal bonding during pregnancy”. Oral presentation at the 11th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology held in Melbourne, Australia, October 23 – 28 2001
  29. “Sonographers and sonologists hold favorable views of the role of three-dimensional ultrasound (3DUS) in obstetrics following a formal lecture on the subject.”. Oral presentation at the 11th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology held in Melbourne, Australia, October 23 – 28 2001
  30. “Three-dimensional obstetric ultrasound (3DUS) is perceived by lay non-pregnant adults to be more valuable than two-dimensional ultrasound (2DUS).”.Oral presentation at the 11th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology held in Melbourne, Australia, October 23 – 28 2001.
  31. “The Impact of Introducing an Evidence-Based Medicine Journal Club on Clinical Practice and Resident Self-Education.” Poster presentation at CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting held in Dallas, Texas, March 6 – 9 2002.

Faculty


Current Fellows in Maternal-Fetal Medicine:

  • Charlotte Conturie
  • Victoria Fratto
  • Tiffany Herrero
  • Jill McCaulley