Chief of the Perinatology Research Branch of the NICHD/NIH.
Member of the National Academy of Medicine of the United States.
Recipient of thirteen Doctorate Honoris Causa from Universities worldwide.
Editor-in-Chief for Obstetrics of the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the oldest journal in the specialty.
Over 1,000 peer-reviewed publications in journals ranging from Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, New England Journal of Medicine, the Lancet, JAMA, Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.
Author/Editor of several books.
Has made seminal discoveries that have changed the practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Areas of expertise/interest include:
Prenatal diagnosis and imaging (Ultrasound, MRI)
Biomarkers to predict obstetrical diseases
Reproductive Immunology and microbiology