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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

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." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 208, no. 6 (2013): 466.e1-466.e5.

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D'Alton, ME, Bonanno, CA, Berkowitz, RL, Brown, HL, Copel, JA, Cunningham, FG, Garite, TJ, III, LCG, Grobman, WA, Hankins, GDV, Hauth, JC, Iriye, BK, Macones, GA, Jr, JNM, Martin, SR, Menard, MK, O'Keefe, DF, Pacheco, LD, Riley, LE, Saade, GR, and Spong, CY. "Putting the "m" back in maternal-fetal medicine." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 208, no. 6 (2013): 442-448.

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Fortner, KB, Fitzpatrick, CB, Grotegut, CA, Swamy, GK, Murtha, AP, Heine, RP, and Brown, HL. "Cervical dilation as a predictor of pregnancy outcome following emergency cerclage." J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25, no. 10 (October 2012): 1884-1888.

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Brown, HL. "Informing the patient and the community about the implications of primary cesarean." Semin Perinatol 36, no. 5 (October 2012): 403-406. (Review)

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Beiswenger, TR, Feng, L, Brown, HL, Heine, RP, Murtha, AP, and Grotegut, CA. "The effect of cigarette smoke extract on trophoblast cell viability and migration: the role of adrenomedullin." Reprod Sci 19, no. 5 (May 2012): 526-533.

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Small, MJ, James, AH, Kershaw, T, Thames, B, Gunatilake, R, and Brown, H. "Near-miss maternal mortality: cardiac dysfunction as the principal cause of obstetric intensive care unit admissions." Obstet Gynecol 119, no. 2 Pt 1 (February 2012): 250-255.

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Brown, HL. "Obstetricians' role critical in increasing patients' access to cord blood." Contemporary Ob/Gyn 57, no. 7 (2012): 10-11.

Scholars@Duke

D'Alton, ME, Bonanno, CA, Berkowitz, RL, Brown, HL, Copel, JA, Cunningham, FG, Garite, TJ, III, LCG, Grobman, WA, Hankins, GDV, and al, E. "Putting the "M" back in maternal-fetal medicine." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2012).

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Caine, VA, Smith, M, Beasley, Y, and Brown, HL. "The impact of prenatal education on behavioral changes toward breast feeding and smoking cessation in a healthy start population." Journal of the National Medical Association 104, no. 5-6 (2012): 258-264.

Scholars@Duke

Brown, H, and Small, M. "The Role of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Subspecialist in Review and Prevention of Maternal Deaths." Seminars in Perinatology 36, no. 1 (2012): 27-30.

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