Walter, EB, Allred, NJ, Swamy, GK, Hellkamp, AS, and Dolor, RJ. "Influenza vaccination of household contacts of newborns: a hospital-based strategy to increase vaccination rates." Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31, no. 10 (October 2010): 1070-1073.
Geeta Krishna Swamy, MD
Dr. Geeta Swamy, MD, became Vice Chair for Research and Faculty Development in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology on March 1, 2018. In this dual role, Dr. Swamy oversees strategic development and administration of the Department’s basic, translational and clinical research programs, as well as implements and oversees programs to support development and mentorship for all faculty at all levels.
Dr. Swamy has dedicated her career to advancing research in women’s health and to mentoring faculty and trainees. She is an internationally recognized clinician-researcher, and an expert and nationally-recognized leader in the field of maternal immunization and vaccination in pregnancy. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and others. She currently serves as the Co-Principal Investigator for the NIH-NIAID Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation (VTEU) and CDC-funded Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment, and has published over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts. Dr. Swamy has been the Director of the Duke Perinatal Research Center since 2010.
Dr. Swamy has also been instrumental in developing and leading the School of Medicine’s Research Regulatory and Compliance initiatives, first as Chair of the IRB and then as Associate Dean for Clinical Research for Regulatory Oversight and Research Initiatives. This past fall, she was promoted to Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Research in the School of Medicine.
Dr. Swamy's focused area of interests are perinatal infection, maternal immunization and preterm birth.
Education and Training
- Resident, Obstetrics And Gynecology, University of Pittsburgh, 1997 - 2001
- M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1997
Selected Grants and Awards
- VTEU A-1 Admin
- Duke CTSA (KL2)
- Duke CTSA (TL1)
- Pulmonary Complications in a Brith Cohort after a Randomized Trial of Exposure to Antenatal Corticosteroids: the ALPS Follow-Up Study Capitation
- Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Cooperative Multicenter Neonatal Research Network
- RSV- M-301
- The relationship between maternal ZIKV-specific and ADE antibodies and fetal outcome
- Rapid, Near Patient Nucleic Acid Testing for Infant Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection
- MFMU Network Studies
- CISA: 2015 CISA 03 - Lead Site Base Task: Maternal Tdap and IIV Study (Lead)
- Duke Research Training Program for Pediatricians
- Pulmonary Complications in a Brith Cohort after a Randomized Trial of Exposure to Antenatal Corticosteroids: the ALPS Follow-Up Study
- Duke CTSA (UL1)
- UNC-Duke Collaborative Clinical Pharmacology Postdoctoral Training Program
- CISA Task Order No. 3 Tdap Safety in Pregnant Women
- Effectiveness of a Vaccination Program in the Community ObGyn Setting
- PiiiTCH Study
Chin, JR, Krause, KM, Ostbye, T, Chowdhury, N, Lovelady, CA, and Swamy, GK. "Gestational weight gain in consecutive pregnancies." Am J Obstet Gynecol 203, no. 3 (September 2010): 279.e1-279.e6.
Miranda, ML, Swamy, GK, Edwards, S, Maxson, P, Gelfand, A, and James, S. "Disparities in maternal hypertension and pregnancy outcomes: evidence from North Carolina, 1994-2003." Public Health Rep 125, no. 4 (July 2010): 579-587.
Swamy, GK. "Reliance on self-reporting underestimates pregnancy smoking rates in Scotland, with more than 2400 pregnant smokers estimated to be missed annually." Evid Based Nurs 13, no. 2 (April 2010): 60-61.
Bastian, LA, Pathiraja, VC, Krause, K, Namenek Brouwer, RJ, Swamy, GK, Lovelady, CA, and Østbye, T. "Multiparity is associated with high motivation to change diet among overweight and obese postpartum women." Womens Health Issues 20, no. 2 (March 2010): 133-138.
Swamy, GK, Garrett, ME, Ashley-Koch, AE, and Miranda, ML. "Genetic variation in G-protein coupled receptor kinase-5 and preeclampsia." December 2009.
Chin, JR, Swamy, GK, Østbye, T, and Bastian, LA. "Contraceptive use by obese women 1 year postpartum." Contraception 80, no. 5 (November 2009): 463-468.
Ostbye, T, Krause, KM, Zucker, N, Swamy, GK, Bastian, LA, Brouwer, RN, and Lavelady, CA. "KAN-DO - Design, Rationale, and Baseline Characteristics of a Family-based Intervention to Prevent Childhood Obesity." November 2009.
Krause, KM, Ostbye, T, and Swamy, GK. "Occurrence and correlates of postpartum depression in overweight and obese women: results from the active mothers postpartum (AMP) study." Matern Child Health J 13, no. 6 (November 2009): 832-838.
Brouwer, RN, Krause, KM, Bastian, L, Swamy, GK, Zucker, N, and Ostbye, T. "The Postpartum Period: A Teachable Moment for Change in Overweight Moms?." November 2009.