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Haywood Laverne Brown, MD

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F. Bayard Carter Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in the School of Medicine
Campus Mail: 203 Baker House, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 668-3948
Email: haywood.brown@duke.edu

Research focus is on health disparities as related to perinatal outcomes. Specific focus on the epidemiology of preterm delivery, infant and maternal mortality. Other research focus is on medical co-morbidities such as hypertension and cardiovascular conditions and the impact on pregnancy.

Education and Training

  • Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics And Gynecology, Emory University, 1982 - 1984
  • Internship and Residency, Obstetrics And Gynecology, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1978 - 1982
  • M.D., Wake Forest University, 1978
  • B.S., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, 1974

Publications

Grotegut, CA, Chisholm, CA, Johnson, LNC, Brown, HL, Heine, RP, and James, AH. "Medical and obstetric complications among pregnant women aged 45 and older." PloS one 9, no. 4 (January 2014): e96237-.

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Ahmadzia, HK, Heine, RP, and Brown, HL. "GBS screening: An update on guidelines and methods." Contemporary Ob/Gyn 58, no. 7 (December 1, 2013): 40-46.

Scholars@Duke

Gunatilake, RP, Smrtka, MP, Harris, B, Kraus, DM, Small, MJ, Grotegut, CA, and Brown, HL. "Predictors of failed trial of labor among women with an extremely obese body mass index." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 209, no. 6 (December 1, 2013).

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Gunatilake, RP, Smrtka, MP, Harris, B, Kraus, DM, Small, MJ, Grotegut, CA, and Brown, HL. "Predictors of failed trial of labor among women with an extremely obese body mass index." Am J Obstet Gynecol 209, no. 6 (December 2013): 562.e1-562.e5.

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Brown, HL, Smith, M, and Beasley, Y. "The life course theory: Are public health programs the answer to racial disparities in prematurity and infant mortality?." Contemporary Ob/Gyn 58, no. 9 (December 1, 2013).

Scholars@Duke

Luley, T, Fitzpatrick, CB, Grotegut, CA, Hocker, MB, Myers, ER, and Brown, HL. "Perinatal implications of motor vehicle accident trauma during pregnancy: identifying populations at risk." Am J Obstet Gynecol 208, no. 6 (June 2013): 466.e1-466.e5.

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Liu, Y, Hoyo, C, Murphy, S, Huang, Z, Overcash, F, Thompson, J, Brown, H, and Murtha, AP. "DNA methylation at imprint regulatory regions in preterm birth and infection." Am J Obstet Gynecol 208, no. 5 (May 2013): 395.e1-395.e7.

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Brown, HL, and Graves, CR. "Smoking and marijuana use in pregnancy." Clin Obstet Gynecol 56, no. 1 (March 2013): 107-113. (Review)

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Liu, Y, Hoyo, C, Murphy, S, Huang, Z, Overcash, F, Thompson, J, Brown, H, and Murtha, AP. "DNA methylation at imprint regulatory regions in preterm birth and infection." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 208, no. 5 (2013): 395.e1-395.e7.

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Carr, A, Kershaw, T, Brown, H, Allen, T, and Small, M. "Hypertensive disease in pregnancy: An examination of ethnic differences and the Hispanic paradox." Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 6, no. 1 (2013): 11-15.

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