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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. "Trauma in pregnancy." Obstet Gynecol 114, no. 1 (July 2009): 147-160.

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Brown, HL. "Air embolism during pregnancy." Obstet Gynecol 111, no. 2 Pt 2 (February 2008): 481-482.

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Brown, HL, and McDaniel, ML. "A review of the implications and impact of pregnancy on sexual function." Current Sexual Health Reports 5, no. 1 (2008): 51-55.

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Rumchev, K, Spickett, JT, Brown, HL, and Mkhweli, B. "Indoor air pollution from biomass combustion and respiratory symptoms of women and children in a Zimbabwean village." Indoor Air 17, no. 6 (December 2007): 468-474.

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Liao, SM, Goldschmidt-Clermont, PJ, Sugarman, J, and Working Group on Ethics of Progenitor Cell-based Strategies for Disease Prevention, . "Ethical and policy issues relating to progenitor-cell-based strategies for prevention of atherosclerosis." J Med Ethics 33, no. 11 (November 2007): 643-646.

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Brown, HL, Chireau, MV, Jallah, Y, and Howard, D. "The "Hispanic paradox": an investigation of racial disparity in pregnancy outcomes at a tertiary care medical center." Am J Obstet Gynecol 197, no. 2 (August 2007): 197.e1-197.e7.

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Bobal, AM, Brown, HL, Hartman, TL, Magee, M, and Schmidt, CM. "Navigating the US health care system: a video guide for immigrant and diverse populations." J Med Libr Assoc 95, no. 3 (July 2007): 286-289.

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James, AH, Grotegut, CA, Brancazio, LR, and Brown, H. "Thromboembolism in pregnancy: recurrence and its prevention." Semin Perinatol 31, no. 3 (June 2007): 167-175. (Review)

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Brown, HL, and Boyd, BK. "Double occupancy." Am J Obstet Gynecol 196, no. 2 (February 2007): 191.e1-191.e2.

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Brown, HLD, Cherbas, L, Cherbas, P, and Truman, JW. "Use of time-lapse imaging and dominant negative receptors to dissect the steroid receptor control of neuronal remodeling in Drosophila." Development 133, no. 2 (January 2006): 275-285.

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