My research interest is in understanding mechanisms of preterm birth, particularly with respect to immune interactions at the maternal-fetal interface. Defects in particular immune system functions have been implicated in several pregnancy disease states. My research specifically investigates the role of specialized immune system cells, called T Regulatory cells, in preterm births that demonstrate a molecular phenotype of immunologic rejection.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S., M.D., and Ph.D.
Duke University, OB/Gyn Residency
Duke University, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship