Askew, A, Heine, RP, Myers, E, and Swamy, G. "603: Cost-effectivenss of penicillin skin testing in GBS+ pregnant women with penicillin allergy." January 2015.
Robert Phillips Heine, MD
Dr. R. Phillips Heine is a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. He currently serves as the Director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Vice Chair for Administration Affairs, and Medical Director for the Women’s Clinical Services Unit (CSU) in the Duke University Health System.
Dr. Heine completed his clinical training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina during which time he developed an academic interest regarding infection and its role in women’s reproductive health and specifically adverse pregnancy outcome. He subsequently completed a Sexually Transmitted Diseases research fellowship in the laboratories of Fred Sparling and Priscilla Wyrick at the University of North Carolina and went on to complete a Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship at the University of Colorado. After fellowship Dr. Heine became a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh and an investigator at the Magee Women’s Research Institute. During this time he served as Resident Research Coordinator and Associate MFM fellowship director prior to his move to Duke University.
His current clinical and research interests focus on the role of infection and inflammation in preterm birth and other adverse pregnancy outcomes. He also has a specific interest in the use of immunizations in pregnancy for both the prevention of disease in the mother and the newborn.
Education and Training
- Fellow, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1991 - 1993
- Fellow, Obstetrics & Gynecology, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, 1990 - 1991
- Resident, Obstetrics & Gynecology, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, 1986 - 1990
- M.D., Texas Tech University of Health Science Nursing, 1986
Selected Grants and Awards
- RTOP 2018 CISA 01 Flublok Lead Base
- RTOP 2018 CISA 01 Flublok Lead Task 1
- VTEU Task C Option 1 - FY.2017.B2C2D2.0053
- VTEU Task C Option 4 - FY.2017.B2C2D2.0053
- VTEU Task C Option 3 - FY.2017.B2C2D2.0053
- VTEU 12-0021 Task C - Base
- VTEU Task C Option 2 - FY.2017.B2C2D2.0053
- CISA: 2015 CISA 03 - Lead Site Base Task: Maternal Tdap and IIV Study (Lead)
- VTEU 12-0021 - Task C Option 1
- CISA Task Order No. 3 Tdap Safety in Pregnant Women
- Role of GRK6-Mediated Oxytocin Receptor Desensitization in Labor
- Effectiveness of a Vaccination Program in the Community ObGyn Setting
- 09-0056 A Phase II Study in Pregnant Women to Assess H1N1 Vaccine
- A randomized double-blind trial on the safety and immunogenicity of inactivated trivalent influenza vaccine in pregnant
Patil, A, Swamy, G, Murtha, A, Heine, RP, and Grotegut, C. "Comparative efficacy of water-soluble progesterone vs traditional progesterone formulation on uterine contractility." January 2015.
Ahmadzia, H, Joshi, D, Patel, E, Michel, L, Heine, RP, and Coleman, J. "Dose of preoperative antibiotics and obstetric surgical site infection in morbidly obese women." January 2015.
Patel, EM, Swamy, GK, Heine, RP, Kuller, JA, James, AH, and Grotegut, CA. "Medical and obstetric complications among pregnant women with cystic fibrosis." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 212, no. 1 (January 1, 2015): 98e1-98e9.
Patel, EM, Swamy, GK, Heine, RP, Kuller, JA, James, AH, and Grotegut, CA. "Medical and obstetric complications among pregnant women with cystic fibrosis." January 2015.
Swamy, GK, and Heine, RP. "Vaccinations for pregnant women." Obstetrics and Gynecology 125, no. 1 (January 2015): 212-226. (Review)
Sheffield, JS, Siegel, D, Mirochnick, M, Heine, RP, Nguyen, C, Bergman, KL, Savic, RM, Long, J, Dooley, KE, and Nesin, M. "Designing drug trials: considerations for pregnant women." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 59 Suppl 7 (December 2014): S437-S444.
Ahmadzia, HK, and Heine, RP. "Diagnosis and management of group B streptococcus in pregnancy." Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America 41, no. 4 (December 2014): 629-647. (Review)
Grotegut, CA, Kuklina, EV, Anstrom, KJ, Heine, RP, Callaghan, WM, Myers, ER, and James, AH. "Factors associated with the change in prevalence of cardiomyopathy at delivery in the period 2000-2009: a population-based prevalence study." BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology 121, no. 11 (October 2014): 1386-1394.
Lewis, LS, Pan, HY, Heine, RP, Brown, HL, Brancazio, LR, and Grotegut, CA. "Labor and pregnancy outcomes after adoption of a more conservative oxytocin labor protocol." Obstetrics and gynecology 123 Suppl 1 (May 2014): 66S-.