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Maria Jacqueline Small, MD

Maria Small, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Campus Mail: 4010 Duke South, Purple Zone, Box 3967, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 681-5220
Email: maria.small@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Fellowship - Maternal Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Yale University, 2000 - 2003
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Temple University, 1995 - 1999
  • Internship, Primary Care Medicine, Yale University, 1994 - 1995
  • M.D., East Carolina University, 1994

Selected Grants and Awards

Publications

Gondwe, Kaboni Whitney, Debra Brandon, Qing Yang, William F. Malcolm, Maria J. Small, and Diane Holditch-Davis. “An Observational Study on Early Dyadic Interactive Behaviors of Mothers With Early-Preterm, Late-Preterm, and Full-Term Infants in Malawi.” Adv Neonatal Care 20, no. 1 (February 2020): 90–99. https://doi.org/10.1097/ANC.0000000000000673.

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Small, Maria J., Belinda Pettiford, Tara Owens Shuler, and Kathleen Jones-Vessey. “Addressing Maternal Deaths in North Carolina: Striving to Reach Zero.” N C Med J 81, no. 1 (January 2020): 55–62. https://doi.org/10.18043/ncm.81.1.55.

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Gondwe, Kaboni Whitney, Debra Brandon, Qing Yang, William F. Malcom, Maria J. Small, and Diane Holditch-Davis. “Emotional distress in mothers of early-preterm infants, late-preterm infants, and full-term infants in Malawi.” Nurs Outlook 68, no. 1 (January 2020): 94–103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2019.05.013.

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Khorrami, Najma, Juliana Stone, Maria J. Small, Elizabeth M. Stringer, and Homa K. Ahmadzia. “An overview of advances in global maternal health: From broad to specific improvements.” Int J Gynaecol Obstet 146, no. 1 (July 2019): 126–31. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijgo.12841.

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Small, Maria, Urania Magriples, Rahel Ghebre, Lisa Bazzett-Matabele, David Ntirushwa, Doee Kitessa, Diomede Ntasumbumuyange, et al. “Increased Rwandan Access to Obstetrician-Gynecologists Through a U.S.-Rwanda Academic Training Partnership.” Obstet Gynecol 134, no. 1 (July 2019): 149–56. https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000003317.

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Goodman, David M., Pendo Mlay, Nathan Thielman, Maria J. Small, and John W. Schmitt. “Using fetal scalp stimulation with Doppler ultrasonography to enhance intermittent auscultation in low-resource settings: a diagnostic trial from Tanzania.” Bmc Pregnancy Childbirth 19, no. 1 (February 13, 2019): 71. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2212-z.

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Small, Maria J., Urania Magriples, Rahel Ghebre, Lisa Bazzett-Matabele, David Ntirushwa, Doee Kitessa, Diomede Ntasumbumuyange, et al. “58: Human resources for maternal health: expanding geographic access to obstetrician/gynecologists in rwanda.” In American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 220:S46–S46. Elsevier BV, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2018.11.064.

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Sebajuri, J. M. V., D. Ntasumbumuyange, S. Rulisa, M. Small, and L. Bazzett-Matabele. “OC03: Use of IOTA guidelines in Rwanda to determine the presence of ovarian cancer in patients with adnexal masses.” Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 52, no. 4 (October 2018): 555–56. https://doi.org/10.1002/uog.19203.

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Benimana, Christophe, Maria Small, and Stephen Rulisa. “Preventability of maternal near miss and mortality in Rwanda: A case series from the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali (CHUK).” Plos One 13, no. 6 (2018): e0195711. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0195711.

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