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Welcome Sarahn Wheeler, MD

Monday, September 19, 2016

Dr. Sarahn M. Wheeler recently joined Duke OB/GYN Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) division following the completion of her MFM fellowship at Duke. 

Dr. Wheeler was born and raised in Mt. Laurel, NJ. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University. She completed medical school at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Wheeler went on to residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and completed her maternal-fetal medicine sub-specialty training at Duke University in June of 2016.

Dr. Wheeler currently serves as Assistant Professor in the Duke University School of Medicine. In this role, Dr. Wheeler is both a practicing clinician and research faculty member. Dr. Wheeler has published several peer-reviewed articles on topics ranging from fetal brain injury to vaccination during pregnancy. Dr. Wheeler’s current research focus is on race disparities in preterm birth. She is actively involved in studies examining the vaginal and cervical microbiome and preterm birth along with studies examining the impact of psychosocial stress on race disparities in preterm birth.