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Katheryne Downes, MPH is a predoctoral fellow in the DIPHR Epidemiology Branch, under the mentorship of Dr. Katherine Grantz. Katheryne received a dual-MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of South Florida and is currently a third year Maternal-Child Health PhD candidate at the University of Maryland- College Park in the Department of Family Science. Her dissertation is utilizing data from the Consortium on Safe Labor study to examine labor, delivery and neonatal outcomes associated with placental abruption.


Publications (PubMed):

Title Authors Publication Date
Umbilical cord knots and cord blood gases, erythropoietin and nucleated red blood cell levels: a study of possible chronic fetal hypoxia.Spellacy WN,Gilbert-Barness E,Tsibris JC,Downes KLFetal Pediatr Pathol2013 Apr
A retrospective study evaluating silver-impregnated dressings on cesarean wound healing.Connery SA,Downes KL,Young CAdv Skin Wound Care2012 Sep
The ureter as a landmark for robotic sacrocolpopexy.McCullough M,Valceus J,Downes K,Hoyte LFemale Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg2012 May-Jun
Simulation training in an obstetric clerkship: a randomized controlled trial.Holmström SW,Downes K,Mayer JC,Learman LAObstet Gynecol2011 Sep
Neonatal intubation performance: room for improvement in tertiary neonatal intensive care units.Haubner LY,Barry JS,Johnston LC,Soghier L,Tatum PM,Kessler D,Downes K,Auerbach MResuscitation2013 Oct
Attitudes and knowledge about breastfeeding among obstetrics and gynecology residents.Gonzalez AP,Palmer J,Downes K,Young CObstet Gynecol2014 May
United states medical licensing examination scores as a predictor of performance on the annual council of resident education in obstetrics and gynecology examinations.Spellacy WN,Downes KLJ Reprod Med2014 Jan-Feb
Third sacral foramina morphometry for sacral neuromodulation.McCullough MC,Decker S,Ford J,Downes K,Hilbelink D,Ordorica R,Hoyte L,Hart SFemale Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg2013 Jan-Feb
Technical preferences of surgeons performing a sacrocolpopexy procedure.Bassaly R,McCullough M,Hussamy D,Downes K,Hoyte L,Hart SSurg Technol Int2012 Dec
Myofascial pain and pelvic floor dysfunction in patients with interstitial cystitis.Bassaly R,Tidwell N,Bertolino S,Hoyte L,Downes K,Hart SInt Urogynecol J2011 Apr
Dietary consumption triggers in interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome patients.Bassaly R,Downes K,Hart SFemale Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg2011 Jan
Assessment of the alveolar-arterial oxygen gradient as a screening test for pulmonary embolism in pregnancy.Deutsch AB,Twitty P,Downes K,Parsons MTAm J Obstet Gynecol2010 Oct
Are early human chorionic gonadotropin levels after methotrexate therapy a predictor of response in ectopic pregnancy?Nguyen Q,Kapitz M,Downes K,Silva CAm J Obstet Gynecol2010 Jun
Maternal and neonatal outcomes based on the gestational age of midtrimester preterm premature rupture of membranes.Deutsch A,Deutsch E,Totten C,Downes K,Haubner L,Belogolovkin VJ Matern Fetal Neonatal Med2010 Dec
Fetal umbilical cord blood erythropoietin, interleukin-6, pH, pO(2), pCO(2), and base excess levels in histologic and/or clinical chorioamnionitis: is the response only inflammatory?Spellacy WN,McCarthy JM,Tsibris JC,Gilbert-Barness E,Downes KLFetal Pediatr Pathol2009
Levator ani subtended volume: a novel parameter to evaluate levator ani muscle laxity in pelvic organ prolapse.Rodrigues AA Jr,Bassaly R,McCullough M,Terwilliger HL,Hart S,Downes K,Hoyte LAm J Obstet Gynecol2012 Mar
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