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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

Brown, HL, Small, M, Taylor, YJ, Chireau, M, and Howard, DL. "Near miss maternal mortality in a multiethnic population." Ann Epidemiol 21, no. 2 (February 2011): 73-77.

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Simpson, JL, Shulman, LP, Brown, H, and Holzgreve, W. "Preventing folic acid deficiency in women of childbearing age." Giornale Italiano di Ostetricia e Ginecologia 33, no. 4 (2011): 173-177.

Scholars@Duke

Behera, MA, Leong, M, Johnson, L, and Brown, H. "Eligibility and accessibility of magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) for the treatment of uterine leiomyomas." Fertil Steril 94, no. 5 (October 2010): 1864-1868.

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Grotegut, CA, Moore, NL, Reddick, KL, Canzoneri, BJ, Boyd, BK, and Brown, HL. "Cervicovaginal fistula presenting during miscarriage." Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 36, no. 1 (July 2010): 112-114.

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Brown, HL, and Hiett, AK. "Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in pregnancy: diagnosis, complications, and management." Clin Obstet Gynecol 53, no. 2 (June 2010): 345-359.

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Simpson, JL, Shulman, LP, Brown, H, and Holzgreve, W. "Closing the folate gap in reproductive-age women." Contemporary Ob/Gyn 55, no. 12 (2010): 34-36+39-40-.

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Anum, EA, Brown, HL, and Strauss, JF. "Health disparities in risk for cervical insufficiency." Human Reproduction 25, no. 11 (2010): 2894-2900.

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Taran, FA, Brown, HL, and Stewart, EA. "Racial diversity in uterine leiomyoma clinical studies." Fertility and Sterility 94, no. 4 (2010): 1500-1503.

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Artal, R, Lockwood, CJ, and Brown, HL. "Weight gain recommendations in pregnancy and the obesity epidemic." Obstetrics and Gynecology 115, no. 1 (2010): 152-155.

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Brown, HL. "Preconceptional considerations and counseling for the infertile couple." N C Med J 70, no. 5 (September 2009): 463-465.

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