Gravett, C, Eckert, LO, Gravett, MG, Dudley, DJ, Stringer, EM, Mujobu, TBM, Lyabis, O, Kochhar, S, Swamy, GK, and Brighton Collaboration Non-reassuring fetal status Working Group, . "Non-reassuring fetal status: Case definition & guidelines for data collection, analysis, and presentation of immunization safety data." Vaccine 34, no. 49 (December 2016): 6084-6092.
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
- 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
- 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
- Duke CTSA (UL1)
- UNC-Duke Collaborative Clinical Pharmacology Postdoctoral Training Program
- Pulmonary Complications in a Brith Cohort after a Randomized Trial of Exposure to Antenatal Corticosteroids: the ALPS Follow-Up Study
- CISA Task Order No. 3 Tdap Safety in Pregnant Women
- Effectiveness of a Vaccination Program in the Community ObGyn Setting
- PiiiTCH Study
Pollak, KI, Fish, LJ, Lyna, P, Peterson, BL, Myers, ER, Gao, X, Swamy, GK, Brown-Johnson, A, Whitecar, P, Bilheimer, AK, and Pletsch, PK. "Efficacy of a Nurse-Delivered Intervention to Prevent and Delay Postpartum Return to Smoking: The Quit for Two Trial." Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 18, no. 10 (October 2016): 1960-1966.
Gyamfi-Bannerman, C, Thom, EA, Blackwell, SC, Tita, ATN, Reddy, UM, Saade, GR, Rouse, DJ, McKenna, DS, Clark, EAS, Thorp, JM, Chien, EK, Peaceman, AM, Gibbs, RS, Swamy, GK, Norton, ME, Casey, BM, Caritis, SN, Tolosa, JE, Sorokin, Y, VanDorsten, JP, and Jain, L. "Antenatal Betamethasone for Women at Risk for Late Preterm Delivery." Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey 71, no. 8 (August 2016): 453-455.
Gyamfi-Bannerman, C, Thom, EA, Blackwell, SC, Tita, ATN, Reddy, UM, Saade, GR, Rouse, DJ, McKenna, DS, Clark, EAS, Thorp, JM, Chien, EK, Peaceman, AM, Gibbs, RS, Swamy, GK, Norton, ME, Casey, BM, Caritis, SN, Tolosa, JE, Sorokin, Y, VanDorsten, JP, Jain, L, and NICHD Maternal–Fetal Medicine Units Network, . "Antenatal Betamethasone for Women at Risk for Late Preterm Delivery." The New England journal of medicine 374, no. 14 (April 2016): 1311-1320.
Grotegut, CA, Mao, L, Pierce, SL, Swamy, GK, Heine, RP, and Murtha, AP. "Enhanced Uterine Contractility and Stillbirth in Mice Lacking G Protein-Coupled Receptor Kinase 6 (GRK6): Implications for Oxytocin Receptor Desensitization." Molecular endocrinology (Baltimore, Md.) 30, no. 4 (April 2016): 455-468.
Wheeler, SM, Patel, E, Hopkins, M, Antczak, B, Grotegut, CA, and Swamy, GK. "Influence of Race and BMI on Cytokine Expression After Influenza Vaccination in Pregnancy." March 2016.
Fortner, KB, Edwards, KM, Broder, KR, Jimenez, N, Zhu, Y, Walter, EB, Heine, RP, Moro, P, Liang, JL, and Swamy, GK. "343: Reactogenicity of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) in pregnant women." January 2016.
Norton, ME, Jacobsson, B, Swamy, GK, Laurent, LC, Ranzini, AC, Brar, H, Tomlinson, MW, Pereira, L, Spitz, JL, Hollemon, D, Cuckle, H, Musci, TJ, and Wapner, RJ. "Cell-free fetal DNA analysis for noninvasive assessment of trisomy (1)." Revista Chilena de Obstetricia y Ginecologia 81, no. 1 (January 1, 2016): 86-88.
Patil, AS, Swamy, GK, Murtha, AP, Heine, RP, Zheng, X, and Grotegut, CA. "Progesterone Metabolites Produced by Cytochrome P450 3A Modulate Uterine Contractility in a Murine Model." Reproductive sciences (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) 22, no. 12 (December 2015): 1577-1586.
Lantos, PM, Permar, SR, Hoffman, K, and Swamy, GK. "The Excess Burden of Cytomegalovirus in African American Communities: A Geospatial Analysis." Open forum infectious diseases 2, no. 4 (December 2015): ofv180-.