Emily DeFranco

Emily DeFranco

Professor of Clinical

Division Chief and Vice Chair, Maternal Fetal Medicine Professor

Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
P. O. Box 670526
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0526
Phone (513) 558-6983
Fax (513) 558-3558
Email emily.defranco@uc.edu

Education

Bachelor's Degree: Missouri Southern State University Joplin, MO, 1992 (Biology)

Doctoral Degree : Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences Kansas City, MO, 1998 (Osteophathic Medicine)

Resident: University of Kentucky Lexington, KY, 2002 (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, MO, 2008 (Maternal-Fetal Medicine)

Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2008 (Clinical & Translational Reserch)

Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2010 (Science and Translational Research)

Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Maternal-Fetal Medicine) (Certification Date: 04-09-2014 ) - (Recertification Date: to 12-31-2020 )

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Certification Date: 12-10-2004 ) - (Recertification Date: to 12-31-2020 )

Clinical Interests

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Cervical insufficiency

Fetal growth restriction

Genetic abnormalities

Heart disease in pregnancy

Periviable birth

Preterm Labor

Twin Pregnancy

Specialities

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Research and Practice Interests

Prevention and prediction of preterm birth
Genetics of preterm birth
Stillbirth and infant mortality
Perinatal epidemiology

Positions and Work Experience

07-2008 -To Present Assistant Professor, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine , University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

07-2005 -06-2008 Instructor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine , St. Louis, MO

07-2002 -06-2005 Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

06-2003 -06-2005 Clerkship Coordinator, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2014 -2017 Associate Professor, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

2017 -To Present Division Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

Research Support

Investigators:EA DeFranco 07-01-2012 -06-30-2016 Perinatal Institute Funded salary support for 25% FTE protected research time. Active Type:Grant

Investigators:EA DeFranco 07-01-2014 -06-30-2016 NIH NIH Clinical Loan Repayment Program Grant Active Type:Grant

Grant: #SQNM-T21-107 Investigators:EA DeFranco 2015 -2017 Sequenom Collection of Whole Blood Specimens from Pregnant Women at Increased Risk for Fetal Chromosomal Abnormality for use in Development of a Noninvasive Prenatal Test in Deduction of the Relative Quantity of Chromosomal Material in Circulating Cell-Free DNA Extracted from Maternal Plasma (a multicenter study) Role:PI Active Type:Grant

Grant: #SRS 007609 Investigators:DeFranco, Emily; Van Hook, James 07-01-2011 -12-31-2014 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Progesterone for Preterm Birth Prevention: Effect on Uterine Blood Flow Dynamics Role:PI $48,143.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #ZAC00050 \ R01HD083292 Investigators:DeFranco, Emily 01-19-2016 -12-31-2020 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development DHA Supplementation to Reduce Early Preterm Birth Role:PI $151,705.37 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #CCHMC 139182 (formerly 136811) / CDC 200-2012-53661 Investigators:DeFranco, Emily 09-17-2016 -10-01-2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CISA Maternal Tdap and IIV Study Logical Follow On Role:PI $25,083.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #139116 / U01IP001059 Investigators:DeFranco, Emily 09-01-2016 -08-31-2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Enhanced Surveillance for New Vaccine Preventable Diseases Role:PI $427,072.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #140515 - CDC prime 200-2012-53661 Base Task Investigators:DeFranco, Emily 09-29-2017 -10-28-2018 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Maternal Tdap and IIV Study Logical Follow-On (Base Task) Role:PI $6,246.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #140912 Option 1, CDC 200-2012-53661 Investigators:DeFranco, Emily 09-29-2017 -10-28-2018 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Maternal Tdap and IIV Study Logical Follow-On (Option 1) Role:PI $29,476.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #140913_CDC 200-2012-53661, Option 2 Investigators:DeFranco, Emily 09-29-2017 -10-28-2018 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Maternal Tdap and IIV Study Logical Follow-On (Option 2) Role:PI $29,476.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #140911_CDC 200-2012-53661, Option 3 Investigators:DeFranco, Emily 09-29-2017 -12-28-2018 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Maternal Tdap and IIV Study Logical Follow-On (Option 3) Role:PI $7,372.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #CCHMC 307513_U01 AI144673 Investigators:DeFranco, Emily 05-15-2019 -04-30-2024 National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Impact of Initial Influenza Exposure on the Breadth, Potency, and Durability of Immunity in Infants Role:PI $656,159.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #305000-Option 1 / 200-2012-53661 Investigators:DeFranco, Emily 06-01-2019 -09-14-2021 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Safety of Recombinant INfluenza Vaccine (Flublok) in Pregnant Women (Contributing) Option 1 Role:PI $65,574.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #305000-Option 2 / 200-2012-53661 Investigators:DeFranco, Emily 06-01-2019 -09-14-2021 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Safety of Recombinant INfluenza Vaccine (Flublok) in Pregnant Women (Contributing) Option 2 Role:PI $131,161.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #305000-Base / 200-2012-53661 Investigators:DeFranco, Emily 09-15-2018 -09-14-2021 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CISA Maternal Flublok, Base Role:PI $6,375.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #CCHMC / UM2AI130836 Investigators:DeFranco, Emily; Rossi, Robert 07-01-2020 -06-30-2023 National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases New Horizons in the Prevention and Treatment of Food Allergy-SUNBEAM Role:PI $123,205.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #NGP10115 Investigators:Cushion, Melanie; DeFranco, Emily 06-01-2021 -03-31-2025 Burroughs Wellcome Fund The Role of HLA-G+/C+ Extravillous Trophoblasts in Placental Inflammation Role:Collaborator 500000.00 Awarded Level:Non Profit

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Snyder, Candice C; Wolfe, Katherine B; Loftin, Ryan W; Tabbah, Sammy; Lewis, David F; Defranco, Emily A (2011. ) The influence of hospital type on induction of labor and mode of delivery.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, , 205 (4 ) ,346.e1-346.e4 More Information

Chen, Aimin; Chung, Ethan; Defranco, Emily A; Pinney, Susan M; Dietrich, Kim N (2011. ) Serum PBDEs and age at menarche in adolescent girls: Analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004.Environmental research, , More Information

Kamath, Beena D; Marcotte, Michael P; Defranco, Emily A (2011. ) Neonatal morbidity after documented fetal lung maturity in late preterm and early term infants.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 204 (6 ) ,518.e1-518.e8 More Information

Plunkett, Jevon; Doniger, Scott; Orabona, Guilherme; Morgan, Thomas; Haataja, Ritva; Hallman, Mikko; Puttonen, Hilkka; Menon, Ramkumar; Kuczynski, Edward; Norwitz, Errol; Snegovskikh, Victoria; Palotie, Aarno; Peltonen, Leena; Fellman, Vineta; DeFranco, Emily A; Chaudhari, Bimal P; McGregor, Tracy L; McElroy, Jude J; Oetjens, Matthew T; Teramo, Kari; Borecki, Ingrid; Fay, Justin; Muglia, Louis (2011. ) An evolutionary genomic approach to identify genes involved in human birth timing.PLoS genetics, , 7 (4 ) ,e1001365 More Information

Plunkett, Jevon; Doniger, Scott; Morgan, Thomas; Haataja, Ritva; Hallman, Mikko; Puttonen, Hilkka; Menon, Ramkumar; Kuczynski, Edward; Norwitz, Errol; Snegovskikh, Victoria; Palotie, Aarno; Peltonen, Leena; Fellman, Vineta; DeFranco, Emily A; Chaudhari, Bimal P; Oates, John; Boutaud, Olivier; McGregor, Tracy L; McElroy, Jude J; Teramo, Kari; Borecki, Ingrid; Fay, Justin C; Muglia, Louis J (2010. ) Primate-specific evolution of noncoding element insertion into PLA2G4C and human preterm birth.BMC medical genomics, , 3 ,62 More Information

Loftin, Ryan W; Habli, Mounira; Snyder, Candice C; Cormier, Clint M; Lewis, David F; Defranco, Emily A (2010. ) Late preterm birth. Reviews in obstetrics and gynecology, , 3 (1 ) ,10-9

Defranco, Emily A; Chang, Jen Jen; Macones, George A; Muglia, Louis J (2009. ) The correlation in birth timing between singleton and twin gestations in the same mother.The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, , 22 (2 ) ,106-10 More Information

Plunkett, Jevon; Feitosa, Mary F; Trusgnich, Michelle; Wangler, Michael F; Palomar, Lisanne; Kistka, Zachary A-F; DeFranco, Emily A; Shen, Tammy T; Stormo, Adrienne E D; Puttonen, Hilkka; Hallman, Mikko; Haataja, Ritva; Luukkonen, Aino; Fellman, Vineta; Peltonen, Leena; Palotie, Aarno; Daw, E Warwick; An, Ping; Teramo, Kari; Borecki, Ingrid; Muglia, Louis J (2009. ) Mother's genome or maternally-inherited genes acting in the fetus influence gestational age in familial preterm birth.Human heredity, , 68 (3 ) ,209-19 More Information

Shen, Tammy T; DeFranco, Emily A; Stamilio, David M; Chang, Jen Jen; Muglia, Louis J (2008. ) A population-based study of race-specific risk for preterm premature rupture of membranes.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 199 (4 ) ,373.e1-7 More Information

DeFranco, Emily A; Lian, Min; Muglia, Louis A; Schootman, Mario (2008. ) Area-level poverty and preterm birth risk: a population-based multilevel analysis.BMC public health, , 8 ,316 More Information

Shen, Tammy T; DeFranco, Emily A; Stamilio, David M; Chang, Jen Jen; Muglia, Louis J (2008. ) A population-based study of race-specific risk for placental abruption.BMC pregnancy and childbirth, , 8 ,43 More Information

DeFranco, Emily; Gross, Gilad; Shanks, Anthony; Johnson, Traci; Shen, Tammy (2008. ) Prenatal exposure to anti-D immune globulin and autism risk: Croen et al.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 199 (3 ) ,322-3 More Information

Purisch, Stephanie E; DeFranco, Emily A; Muglia, Louis J; Odibo, Anthony O; Stamilio, David M (2008. ) Preterm birth in pregnancies complicated by major congenital malformations: a population-based study.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 199 (3 ) ,287.e1-8 More Information

DeFranco, Emily; Gross, Gilad; Shanks, Anthony; Johnson, Traci; Shen, Tammy (2008. ) Discussion: Prenatal exposure to anti-D immune globulin and autism risk by Croen et al.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 199 (3 ) ,e1-4 More Information

Kistka, Zachary A-F; DeFranco, Emily A; Ligthart, Lannie; Willemsen, Gonneke; Plunkett, Jevon; Muglia, Louis J; Boomsma, Dorret I (2008. ) Heritability of parturition timing: an extended twin design analysis.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 199 (1 ) ,43.e1-5 More Information

Odibo, Anthony; DeFranco, Emily; Krings, Katherine; Hoff, John; Stout, Molly (2008. ) Predicting congenital cytomegalovirus infection: Guerra et al.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 198 (4 ) ,480-1; discussion e1 More Information

Stamilio, David M; DeFranco, Emily; Paré, Emmanuelle; Odibo, Anthony O; Peipert, Jeffrey F; Allsworth, Jenifer E; Stevens, Erika; Macones, George A (2007. ) Short interpregnancy interval: risk of uterine rupture and complications of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery.Obstetrics and gynecology, , 110 (5 ) ,1075-82 More Information

DeFranco, Emily A; Rampersad, Roxane; Atkins, Kristin L; Odibo, Anthony O; Stevens, Erika J; Peipert, Jeffrey F; Stamilio, David M; Macones, George A (2007. ) Do vaginal birth after cesarean outcomes differ based on hospital setting?.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 197 (4 ) ,400.e1-6 More Information

DeFranco, Emily A; Stamilio, David M; Boslaugh, Sarah E; Gross, Gilad A; Muglia, Louis J (2007. ) A short interpregnancy interval is a risk factor for preterm birth and its recurrence.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 197 (3 ) ,264.e1-6 More Information

Palomar, Lisanne; DeFranco, Emily A; Lee, Kirstin A; Allsworth, Jenifer E; Muglia, Louis J (2007. ) Paternal race is a risk factor for preterm birth.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 197 (2 ) ,152.e1-7 More Information

Kistka, Zachary A-F; Palomar, Lisanne; Boslaugh, Sarah E; DeBaun, Michael R; DeFranco, Emily A; Muglia, Louis J (2007. ) Risk for postterm delivery after previous postterm delivery.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 196 (3 ) ,241.e1-6 More Information

Stamilio, David M; Gross, Gilad A; Shanks, Anthony; DeFranco, Emily; Chang, Jen Jen (2007. ) Discussion: 'racial disparity in preterm birth' by Kistka et Al.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 196 (2 ) ,e1-5; discussion 189 More Information

DeFranco, Emily; Teramo, Kari; Muglia, Louis (2007. ) Genetic influences on preterm birth.Seminars in reproductive medicine, , 25 (1 ) ,40-51 More Information

Fontenot, M Todd; Lewis, David F; Frederick, J Brian; Wang, Yuping; DeFranco, Emily A; Groome, Lynn J; Evans, Arthur T (2005. ) A prospective randomized trial of magnesium sulfate in severe preeclampsia: use of diuresis as a clinical parameter to determine the duration of postpartum therapy.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 192 (6 ) ,1788-93; discussion More Information

Kamath-Rayne, Beena D; DeFranco, Emily A; Marcotte, Michael P (2012. ) Antenatal steroids for treatment of fetal lung immaturity after 34 weeks of gestation: an evaluation of neonatal outcomes.Obstetrics and gynecology, , 119 (5 ) ,909-16 More Information

Loftin, Ryan; Chen, Aimin; Evans, Arthur; DeFranco, Emily (2012. ) Racial differences in gestational age-specific neonatal morbidity: further evidence for different gestational lengths.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 206 (3 ) ,259.e1-6 More Information

Defranco, E A; Jacobs, T S; Plunkett, J; Chaudhari, B P; Huettner, P C; Muglia, L J (2011. ) Placental pathologic aberrations in cases of familial idiopathic spontaneous preterm birth.Placenta, , 32 (5 ) ,386-90 More Information

Kamath-Rayne, BD, DeFranbco, EA, Chung, E, Chen, A (2012. ) Subtypes of Preterm Birth and the Risk of Postneonatal Death .Journal of Pediatrics, ,

Pakrashi, Tarita; Defranco, Emily A (2012. ) The Relative Proportion of Preterm Births Complicated by Premature Rupture of Membranes in Multifetal Gestations: A Population-Based Study.American journal of perinatology, , More Information

Kamath-Rayne, Beena D; Defranco, Emily A; Chung, Ethan; Chen, Aimin (2012. ) Subtypes of Preterm Birth and the Risk of Postneonatal Death.The Journal of pediatrics, , More Information

O'Brien, J M; Defranco, E A; Adair, C D; Lewis, D F; Hall, D R; How, H; Bsharat, M; Creasy, G W (2009. ) Effect of progesterone on cervical shortening in women at risk for preterm birth: secondary analysis from a multinational, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, , 34 (6 ) ,653-9 More Information

Chaudhari, B P; Plunkett, J; Ratajczak, C K; Shen, T T; DeFranco, E A; Muglia, L J (2008. ) The genetics of birth timing: insights into a fundamental component of human development.Clinical genetics, , 74 (6 ) ,493-501 More Information

O'Brien, J M; Adair, C D; Lewis, D F; Hall, D R; Defranco, E A; Fusey, S; Soma-Pillay, P; Porter, K; How, H; Schackis, R; Eller, D; Trivedi, Y; Vanburen, G; Khandelwal, M; Trofatter, K; Vidyadhari, D; Vijayaraghavan, J; Weeks, J; Dattel, B; Newton, E; Chazotte, C; Valenzuela, G; Calda, P; Bsharat, M; Creasy, G W (2007. ) Progesterone vaginal gel for the reduction of recurrent preterm birth: primary results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, , 30 (5 ) ,687-96 More Information

DeFranco, E A; O'Brien, J M; Adair, C D; Lewis, D F; Hall, D R; Fusey, S; Soma-Pillay, P; Porter, K; How, H; Schakis, R; Eller, D; Trivedi, Y; Vanburen, G; Khandelwal, M; Trofatter, K; Vidyadhari, D; Vijayaraghavan, J; Weeks, J; Dattel, B; Newton, E; Chazotte, C; Valenzuela, G; Calda, P; Bsharat, M; Creasy, G W (2007. ) Vaginal progesterone is associated with a decrease in risk for early preterm birth and improved neonatal outcome in women with a short cervix: a secondary analysis from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, , 30 (5 ) ,697-705 More Information

Regan J, Thompson A, DeFranco E (11-27-2012. ) The Influence of Mode of Delivery on Breastfeeding Initiation in Women with a Prior Cesarean Delivery: A Population-Based Study. Breastfeed Med, , [Epub ahead of print] ,

Chen, Aimin; Park, June-Soo; Linderholm, Linda; Rhee, Alexandra; Petreas, Myrto; Defranco, Emily A; Dietrich, Kim N; Ho, Shuk-Mei (2013. ) Hydroxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers in paired maternal and cord sera.Environmental science & technology, , 47 (8 ) ,3902-8 More Information

DeFranco, Emily A; Lewis, David F; Odibo, Anthony O (2013. ) Improving the screening accuracy for preterm labor: is the combination of fetal fibronectin and cervical length in symptomatic patients a useful predictor of preterm birth? A systematic review.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 208 (3 ) ,233.e1-6 More Information

Kamath-Rayne, Beena D; Defranco, Emily A (2013. ) Cohort study finds newborn respiratory complications less common when mothers of babies with fetal lung immaturity at 34-37 weeks' gestation given antenatal steroids.Evidence-based nursing, , More Information

Defranco, Emily A; Valent, Amy Miyoshi; Newman, Tondra; Regan, Jodi; Smith, Jessica; Muglia, Louis J (2013. ) Adjunctive therapies to cerclage for the prevention of preterm birth: a systematic review.Obstetrics and gynecology international, , 2013 ,528158 More Information

DeFranco, Ea; Ehrlich, S; Muglia, Lj (2014. ) Influence of interpregnancy interval on birth timing.BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, , More Information

Kamath-Rayne, Beena D; DeFranco, Emily A (2014. ) Amniocentesis for fetal lung maturity testing.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 210 (6 ) ,588-9 More Information

Warshak, Carri R; Wolfe, Katherine B; Russell, Kimberly A; Habli, Mounira; Lewis, David F; Defranco, Emily A (2013. ) Influence of adolescence and obesity on the rate of stillbirth.Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology, , 27 (4 ) ,346-52 More Information

Kamath-Rayne BD, Habli M, Rodriquez Z, Wu M, Gresh J, DeFranco, E (2014. ) Antenatal exposure to sulindac and risk of necrotizing enterocolitis .AJOG, ,

Nassar R, DeFranco E (2014. ) Turner Syndrome Presenting with Echogenic Fetal lungs on First Trimester .J Ultrasound Med, ,

Regan J, Thompson A, DeFranco E (2013. ) The influence of mode of delivery on breastfeeding initiation in women with a prior cesarean delivery: A population based study. Breastfeeding Med, , 181-6

Valent, Amy M; DeFranco, Emily A; Sibai, Baha M (2015. ) Reply.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 213 (5 ) ,750-1 More Information

Wolfe K, Tabangin M, Meinzen-Derr J. Snyder C. Lewis D, DeFranco E (2013. ) Neonatal morbidity by week gestational age for twin gestations compared to singletons: a population-based cohort study. Am J Perinatol, ,

Kamath-Rayne, Beena D; Du, Yina; Hughes, Maria; Wagner, Erin A; Muglia, Louis J; DeFranco, Emily A; Whitsett, Jeffrey A; Salomonis, Nathan; Xu, Yan (2015. ) Systems biology evaluation of cell-free amniotic fluid transcriptome of term and preterm infants to detect fetal maturity.BMC medical genomics, , 8 (1 ) ,67 More Information

Apostolakis-Kyrus K, Valentine C, DeFranco E (2013. ) Factors Associated with Breastfeeding Initiation in Adolescent Mothers .J Pediatrics, ,

Smith, J; DeFranco, E A (2015. ) Tocolytics used as adjunctive therapy at the time of cerclage placement: a systematic review.Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association, , 35 (8 ) ,561-5 More Information

Chen, Aimin; Xu, Fan; Xie, Changchun; Wu, Tianying; Vuong, Ann M; Miao, Maohua; Yuan, Wei; DeFranco, Emily A (2015. ) Gestational Weight Gain Trend and Population Attributable Risks of Adverse Fetal Growth Outcomes in Ohio.Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology, , 29 (4 ) ,346-50 More Information

Blatt, Kaitlin; Moore, Elizabeth; Chen, Aimin; Van Hook, James; DeFranco, Emily A (2015. ) Association of reported trimester-specific smoking cessation with fetal growth restriction.Obstetrics and gynecology, , 125 (6 ) ,1452-9 More Information

Valent, Amy M; DeFranco, Emily A; Allison, Allessa; Salem, Ahmed; Klarquist, Lori; Gonzales, Kyle; Habli, Mounira; Adair, C David; Armistead, Casey; Wang, Yuping; Lewis, David; Sibai, Baha (2015. ) Expectant management of mild preeclampsia versus superimposed preeclampsia up to 37 weeks.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 212 (4 ) ,515.e1-8 More Information

DeFranco, Emily A; Seske, Laura M; Greenberg, James M; Muglia, Louis J (2015. ) Influence of interpregnancy interval on neonatal morbidity.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 212 (3 ) ,386.e1-9 More Information

Kamath-Rayne, Beena D; Habli, Mounira; Rodriguez, Zahidee; Wu, Malcolm; Gresh, James; DeFranco, Emily A (2015. ) Antenatal exposure to sulindac and risk of necrotizing enterocolitis.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 212 (1 ) ,96.e1-7 More Information

Endres L, DeFranco E, Conyac T, et al for teh CAOG FAR Research Network (2015. ) Association of Fetal Abdominal-Head Circumference Size Difference with Shoulder Dystocia: A Multi-Center Study .American Journal of Perinatology Reports, , (2 ) ,e099-104

Elchert J, Beaudrot M, DeFranco EA (2015. ) Gestational weight gain in adolescent compared with adult pregnancies: An age-specific body mass index approach. Journal of Pediatrics, , 167 (3 ) ,579-585.e2.

DeFranco E, Hall E, Hossain M, Chen A,Haynes E, Jones D, Ren S, Lu L, Muglia L (2015. ) Air Pollution and Stillbirth Risk: Exposure to Airborne Particulate Matter during Pregnancy is Associated with Fetal Death .PLoS One, , 10 (3 ) ,e0120594

Valent AM, Newman T, Chen A, Thompson A, DeFranco EA. (2015. ) Gestional age-specific neonatal morbidity among pregnancies complicated by advanced maternal age: a popultion-based retrospecive cohort study .Journal of Maternal Fetal Neonatal Medicine, , June 9 ,1-6

Nassar F, DeFranco E (2015. ) Turner Syndrome Presenting with Echogenic Fetal Lungs on First Trimester Ultrasound .Journal of Ultrasound Medicine, , 34 (2 ) ,356-7.

DeFranco E, Ehrlich S. Muglia L (2015. ) Influence of interpregnancy interval on birth timing .BJOG, , 121 (13 ) ,1633-40

Hall ES, Connolly N, Jones DE, DeFranco EA (2015. ) Integrating public data sets for analysis of maternal airborne environmental exposures and stillbirth .AMIA Annual Symposium Proc., , 2014 ,599-605

Warshak CR, Masters H, Regan J, DeFranco E (2015. ) Doppler for growth restriction: The association between the cerebroplacental ratio and a reduced interval to delivery .Journal of Perinatology, , 35 (5 ) ,332-7

Regan J, Keup C, Wolfe K, Snyder C, DeFranco E (2015. ) Vaginal Birthy after Cesarean Success in High-Risk Women: A Population Based Study .Journal of Perinatology, , 35 (4 ) ,252-7

DeFranco, Emily A; Hall, Eric S; Muglia, Louis J (2016. ) Racial disparity in previable birth.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 214 (3 ) ,394.e1-7 More Information

Moore, Elizabeth; Blatt, Kaitlin; Chen, Aimin; Van Hook, James; DeFranco, Emily A (2016. ) Relationship of trimester-specific smoking patterns and risk of preterm birth.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , More Information

Moore, Elizabeth; Blatt, Kaitlin; Chen, Aimin; Van Hook, James; DeFranco, Emily A (2015. ) Factors Associated with Smoking Cessation in Pregnancy.American journal of perinatology, , More Information

Beaudrot, M E; Elchert, J A; DeFranco, E A (2016. ) Influence of gestational weight gain and BMI on cesarean delivery risk in adolescent pregnancies.Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association, , More Information

Chen, A; Xie, C; Vuong, A M; Wu, T; DeFranco, E A (2017. ) Optimal gestational weight gain: prepregnancy BMI specific influences on adverse pregnancy and infant health outcomes.Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association, , 37 (4 ) ,369-374 More Information

Lengyel, Candice S; Ehrlich, Shelley; Iams, Jay D; Muglia, Louis J; DeFranco, Emily A (2017. ) Effect of Modifiable Risk Factors on Preterm Birth: A Population Based-Cohort.Maternal and child health journal, , 21 (4 ) ,777-785 More Information

Roland, C; Warshak, C R; DeFranco, E A (2017. ) Success of labor induction for pre-eclampsia at preterm and term gestational ages.Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association, , More Information

Wallace, Jessica L; Aland, Kristen L; Blatt, Kaitlin; Moore, Elizabeth; DeFranco, Emily A (2017. ) Modifying the risk of recurrent preterm birth: influence of trimester-specific changes in smoking behaviors.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , 216 (3 ) ,310.e1-310.e8 More Information

Atreya, Mihir R; Muglia, Louis J; Greenberg, James M; DeFranco, Emily A (2017. ) Racial Differences in the Influence of Interpregnancy Interval on Fetal Growth.Maternal and child health journal, , 21 (3 ) ,562-570 More Information

Carlson, Susan E; Gajewski, Byron J; Valentine, Christina J; Rogers, Lynette K; Weiner, Carl P; DeFranco, Emily A; Buhimschi, Catalin S (2017. ) Assessment of DHA on reducing early preterm birth: the ADORE randomized controlled trial protocol.BMC pregnancy and childbirth, , 17 (1 ) ,62 More Information

Valent, Amy M; Hall, Eric S; DeFranco, Emily A (2016. ) The influence of obesity on perinatal outcomes in pregnancies achieved with assisted reproductive technology: A population-based retrospective cohort study.Obstetric medicine, , 9 (1 ) ,34-9 More Information

Parrish, Lindsay Kennedy; Muglia, Louis J; DeFranco, Emily A (2017. ) Bleeding during pregnancy is associated with familial preterm birth.The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, , 1-14 More Information

Hurley, Emily G; DeFranco, Emily A (2017. ) Influence of paternal age on perinatal outcomes.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , More Information

VAlent AM, DeArmond C, Houston JM, Reddy S, Masters H, Gold A, Boldt M, DeFranco E, Evans AT, Warshak CR (2017. ) Effect of Post-Cesarean delivery oral cephalexin and metronidazole on surgical site infection among obese women. JAMA, , 318 (11 ) ,1026

Ren S, Hall E, Hossain MD, Haynes E, Chen A, Lu J, Muglia LJ, DeFranco EA (2017. ) Periconception Exposure to Air Pollution and Risk of Congenital Malformations .J Pediatr., , 193 ,76-84.e6

Goyal N, DeFranco E,Kamath-Rayne B, Beck A, Hall E (2017. ) County-level variation in infant mortality reporting at early previable gestational ages. Epidemiol, , 31 (5 ) ,385

Mlynarczyk M, Chauhan S, Baydoun H, Wilkes C, Earhart K, Zhao Y, Goodier C, Chang E, Plenty NM Mize EK, Owens M, Babbar S, Maulik

Mlynarczyk M, Chauhan S, Baydoun H, Wilkes C, Earhart K, Zhao Y, Goodier C, Chang E, Plenty NM Mize EK, Owens M, Babbar S, et. al, (2017. ) The Clinical Significance of an Estimated Fetal Weight Below the 10th percentile: A Comparison of outcomes .Am J Obstet Gynecol, , 217 (2 ) ,198

Rossi, Robert M; Hall, Eric; DeFranco, Emily A (2019. ) Contemporary Trends in Cesarean Delivery Utilization for Live Births Between 22 0/7 and 23 6/7 Weeks of Gestation.Obstetrics and gynecology, , 133 (3 ) ,451-458 More Information

Perry, Madeline F; Mulcahy, Helen; DeFranco, Emily A (2019. ) Influence of periconception smoking behavior on birth defect risk.American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, , More Information

Rossi, Robert M; DeFranco, Emily A (2019. ) Mode of Delivery in Previable Births.American journal of perinatology, , 36 (1 ) ,53-61 More Information

Rossi, Robert M; Divanovic, Allison; DeFranco, Emily A (2018. ) Obstetric Outcomes Associated with Fetal Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease.American journal of perinatology, , More Information

Copp, Kathleen; DeFranco, Emily A; Kleiman, Jeanne; Rogers, Lynette K; Morrow, Ardythe L; Valentine, Christina J (2018. ) Nutrition Support Team Guide to Maternal Diet for the Human-Milk-Fed Infant.Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, , 33 (5 ) ,687-693 More Information

Rossi, Robert M; DeFranco, Emily A (2018. ) Maternal Complications Associated With Periviable Birth.Obstetrics and gynecology, , 132 (1 ) ,107-114 More Information

Hall, E S; Lee, M; DeFranco, E A (2018. ) Contribution of previable live births to disparity in infant mortality of US-born Puerto Ricans compared with infants of other Hispanic origins.Public health, , 160 ,77-80 More Information

Presicce P, Senthamaraikannan P, Bhattacharya S, Park C, Jfkson C. Kong F, Rueda C, DeFranco E, Miller L, Hildeman D, Salomonis N, Chougnet C, Jobe A, Kallapur S. (2018. ) IL-1 signaling mediates chorio-decidua neutrophil recruitment, activation and intrauterine inflammation. JCI Insight, , 3 (6 ) ,

Valent AM, DeArmond C, Houston JM, Reddy S,Masters H, Gold A, Boldt M, DeFranco E, Evans AT, Warshak CR. (2017. ) Effect of Post-Cesarean delivery oral cephalexin and metronidazole on surgical site infection among obese women. JAMA, , 318 (11 ) ,1026-34

Habli M, Clifford C, Brady T, Rodriquez Z, Echenbacher, Wu M, DeFranco E, Gresh J, Kamath-Rayne B. (2018. ) Antenatal exposure to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of neonatal hypertension. J Clin Hypertens, , 20 (9 ) ,1334-41

Visconti K, DeFranco E, Kamath-Rayne B (2018. ) Contemporary Practice Patterns in the use of Amniocentesis for Fetal Lung Maturity. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, , 31 (20 ) ,2729-36

Masters H, Housely E, Van Hook J, DeFranco E. (2018. ) Maternal obesity is an independent risk factor for intensive are unit admission during delivery hospitalization. Am J Perinaol, , 35 (14 ) ,1423-28

Rossi R, Hall E, DeFranco EA (2019. ) Contemporary Trends in Cesarean Delivery Utilization for Live Births Between 22 0/7 and 23 6/7 weeks of Gestation .Obstet Gynecol, , 133 (3451-8 ) ,

Parrish LK, Muglia LJ, DeFranco EA (2019. ) Bleeding during pregnancy is associated with familial preterm birth .J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, , 32 (1 ) ,73-9

Goyal NK, DeFranco E, Kamath-Rayne BD, Beck AF, Hall ES (2018. ) Reporting of Infant Mortality and Birth Outcomes Prior to Viability .Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, , 321 (6 ) ,130

Fixler J, DeFranco EA (2019. ) Gestational Weight Gain nd Pregnancy Outcomes: Where Does Delivery Timing Fit In? .Women's Health, , 2 ,1

Percy Z, DeFranco E, Xu F, Hall E, Haynes E, Jones D, Muglia L, Chn A (2019. ) Trimester Specific PM Exposure nd Fetal Growth in Ohio, 2007-2010. Environmental Research, , 171 ,111-8

Gertz B, DeFranco E (2019. ) Predictors of breastfeeding non-initiation in the NICU .Maternal & Child Nutrition, ,

Perry M, Mulcahey H, DeFranco E (2019. ) Influence of periconception smoking behavior on birth defect risk .Am J Obstet Gynecol, ,

Rossi R, Hall E, DeFranco EA (2019. ) Mode of Delivery in antepartum stillbirths .Am J Obstet Gynecol, ,

Lee M, Hall E, DeFranco E (2019. ) Contribution of Previable Births to Infant Mortality Rate Racial Disparity in the United States .J Perinatol, ,

Rossi R, Hall E, Dufendach K, DeFranco E (2019. ) Predictive model of factors associated with maternal ICU admision .Obstet Gynecol, ,

Rossi R, Requarth E, Warshak C, Hall E, Dufendach K, DeFranco E (2019. ) Predictive model for failed induction of labor among obese women .Obstet Gynecol, ,

1. Lee M, Hall E, DeFranco E (2019. ) Regional contribution of previable infant deaths to infant mortality rates in the United States.Am J Perinatol, , More Information

2. Perry A, Rossi R, DeFranco E. (2019. ) Severe Adverse Maternal Outcomes Associated with Chorioamnionitis. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM , ,

Book Chapter

). Edited by Arthur T. Evans, MD and Emily DeFranco, DO (2013 ) : Manual of Obstetrics : Manual of Obstetrics .Philadelphia, , Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins. (Co-Editor)

DeFranco E, Atkins K. (2013 ) Preterm Birth Manual of Obstetrics (8th edition, in press 2013). .Philadelphia, Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins (Author)

Mesiano S, DeFranco E, and Muglia LJ. Parturition (2013 ) Knobil and Neill's physiology of reproduction .Amsterdam:, Elsevier. (Co-Author)

Additional Publications

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Emily Defranco (10-31-2007. ) Progesterone for the Prevention of Preterm Birth: The Evolution of a Clinical Quandary .OB-GYN Grand Rounds, Washington University in St. Louis. Level:National

Emily Defranco (01-28-2009. ) Preterm Labor Scientific Forum .29th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting, San Diego, cA. Level:National

Emily Defranco (01-22-2010. ) Prevention of preterm birth: Screening and treatment of the midtrimester short cervix” .Fetal Care Grand Rounds, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Level:National

Emily Defranco (05-05-2010. ) Prevention of preterm birth: Screening and treatment of the midtrimester short cervix” .Grand Rounds Presentation for University of Cincinnati Department of Emergency Medicine, christ hospital, cincinnati OH. Level:National

Emily Defranco (01-19-2011. ) Screening and treatment of midtrimester short cervix” .Grand Rounds Presentation for University of Cincinnati Department of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati, OH. Level:Local

Emily Defranco (03-29-2011. ) “Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy-A Clinical Update: and “Chorioamnionitis-Update of Diagnosis and Management” .American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOOG) 78th Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

(02-07-2013. ) “Airborne environmental exposures and adverse pregnancy outcomes” .Center for Prevention of Preterm Birth Mini-Symposium, , Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

Emily Defranco (02-26-2013. ) “Prevention of preterm birth- Screening and treatment of the midtrimester short cervix” .Dayton OB-GYN Society Meeting, dayton, oH.

Emily Defranco (04-11-2013. ) “Cervical Length Screening and Progesterone for Preterm Birth Prevention” and “Management of Stillbirth” .American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOOG) 80th Annual Conference, Clearwater, FL. Level:Regional

Emily Defranco (06-05-2013. ) “Prevention of preterm birth- Screening and treatment of the midtrimester short cervix” .OB-GYN Grand Rounds, Cincinnati, OH. Level:National

Emily Defranco (12-18-2013. ) “Clinical utility of fetal fibronectin and cervical length for diagnosis of preterm labor .Grand Rounds Presentation for University of Cincinnati Department of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati, OH. Level:University

Emily Defranco (10-24-2014. ) Periviable Births: Evidence Based Interventions” .Neonatal-Perinatal Grand Rounds, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Level:Local

Emily Defranco (11-17-2014. ) “Preterm birth risk factors” .World Prematurity Day presentation and panel discussion, , Cincinnati, OH. Level:University

Emily Defranco (02-04-2015. ) Periviable Births: Evidence Based Interventions” .Grand Rounds Presentation for University of Cincinnati Department of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati, OH. Level:University

Emily Defranco (05-13-2015. ) Perinatal Counseling at the Threshold of Viability .Cincinnati Children’s Perinatal Outreach Program Presentation, Mercy Health Fairfield, Fairfield, Ohio. Level:Local

Emily Defranco (05-27-2015. ) Periviable Births: Evidence-Based Interventions” .The Christ Hospital OB-GYN department presentation,, Cincinnati, OH. Level:Local

Emily Defranco (06-03-2015. ) “Perinatal Counseling at the Threshold of Viability .Cincinnati Children’s Perinatal Outreach Program Presentation, Mercy Hospital Anderson, Anderson, Ohio. Level:Local

Emily Defranco (01-18-2016. ) Gestational Weight Gain and Fetal Growth .American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. Level:Regional

Emily Defranco (09-01-2016. ) Periviable birth: Counseling and Management . OB/GYN Grand Rounds, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia. Level:Regional

Emily Defranco (10-21-2017. ) “The Role of Corticosteroids in Pregnancy: Pro and Con” .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 84th Annual Meeting, , tuscon,az. Level:National

Emily Defranco (11-10-2017. ) Management of Short Cervix – A Moving Target” .OB/GYN Grand Rounds , St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri . Level:Regional

Emily Defranco (10-12-2018. ) “Maternal Considerations for Pregnancies at Risk of Periviable Birth” .17th Annual Regional Perinatal Summit: PERIVIABILITY, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:Local

Emily Defranco (05-05-2019. ) Elective Labor Induction at Term .Mercy Health , Fairfield Hospital, Fairfield, Ohio. Level:Local

Emily Defranco (05-15-2019. ) Periviable birth: Counseling and Management .Mercy Health, Mercy Health - West Hospital, Cincinnati Ohio. Level:Local

Poster Presentations

Schlaudecker E, Gelvin B, Morrow A, Staat M, DeFranco E, Campbell A, Beacham L, Bardenheier B, Cline A, Payne D. (10-03-2019. ) 1. Influenza and Tdap Vaccination Coverage among Pregnant Women in the PREVAIL Cohort .Infectious Diseases Week 2019, Washington, DC. . Level:National

Walther H, Cline A, Conrey S, Staat M, DeFranco E, Payne D, Hanke S, Morrow A (04-27-2018. ) Infant illnesses are associated with increased bed-sharing in a U.S. birth cohort .Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2019 Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland . . Level:National

Samaha M, Morrow A, Staat M, Cline A, DeFranco E (05-04-2018. ) 4. Maternal Factors Associated with Compliance in a 2-year Birth Cohort Study .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2019 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, , Nashville, TN. . Level:National

Polen-De C, Kamath-Rayne B, Goyal N, DeFranco E (05-04-2018. ) 5. Impact of regional variation and practitioner bias on infant mortality rate: A survey study .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2019 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Nashville, TN. . Level:National

Nickel M, Fixler J, DeFranco E (05-03-2018. ) 6. Maternal and Neonatal Glycemic Response to Antenatal Corticosteroids .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2019 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Nashville, TN. . Level:National

Nickel M, Fixler J, DeFranco E (05-05-2018. ) 7. Risk factors for neonatal hypoglycemia following exposure to antenatal corticosteroids .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2019 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Nashville, TN. . Level:National

Kelly E, Plagge T, McKinney D, Adcock R, DeFranco E (05-04-2018. ) 8. Contribution of Maternal Factors to Infant Mortality from Extreme Preterm Birth .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2019 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting,, Nashville, TN. . Level:National

Rossi R, Brackett E, Hall E, DeFranco E (02-12-2019. ) 10. Risk factors associated with early stillbirth in women with pregestational diabetes .39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Las Vegas, NV. . Level:Regional

Rossi R, Brackett E, Hall E, DeFranco E (02-12-2019. ) 11. Identifiable Risk Factors Associated With Early Stillbirth .39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Las Vegas, NV. . Level:Regional

Rossi, R, Hall E, Brackett E. DeFranco, E (02-12-2019. ) 12. Risk factors associated with early stillbirth in women with chronic hypertension .9th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Las Vegas, NV. . Level:Regional

Stahl C, Rossi R, DeFranco E (02-15-2019. ) 13. Contemporary trends in adverse maternal obstetric outcomes .39th Annual 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Las Vegas, NV. .

Perry A, Rossi R, DeFranco E (02-12-2019. ) 16. Adverse maternal outcomes associated with chorioamnionitis .39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Las Vegas, NV. . Level:Regional

Madzia J, Kelly E, McKinney D, DeFranco E (02-12-2019. ) 17. Gestational weight gain and preterm birth risk for underweight women living in Ohio food deserts .39th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine the Pregnancy Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. .

Lee M, Rossi R, DeFranco E (02-15-2019. ) 18. Maternal Complications Associated with Cerclage use in Pregnancy .39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Las Vegas, NV. . Level:Regional

Plagge T, DeFranco E, McKinney D, Adcock R, Kelly E (02-12-2019. ) 19. Contribution of risk factors to extreme preterm birth .39th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Pregnancy Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. . Level:National

Fixler J, King K, Evans A, DeFranco E (10-17-2018. ) 20. Racial and ethnic differences in pregnancy outcomes in women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus, type A2 .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting,, Minneapolis, MN. . Level:Regional

Lee M, Hall E, DeFranco E (04-27-2018. ) 21. Contribution of Previable Births to Racial Disparity in Infant Mortality Rates the United States .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2018 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX. . Level:National

French A, McKinney D, Habli M, Lim F, DeFranco EA, Tabbah S 22. Reproductive outcomes after laser surgery for twin-twin transfusion syndrome .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2018 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX. . Level:National

23. Mode of Delivery in Stillbirth Pregnancies (04-29-2018. ) 23. Mode of Delivery in Stillbirth Pregnancies .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2018 Annual Clinical and Scientific , Austin, TX. . Level:National

Rossi R, DeFranco EA (04-29-2018. ) 24. Factors associated with cesarean delivery in myelomeningocele pregnancies .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2018 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX. . Level:Regional

Rossi R. DeFranco E. (04-27-2018. ) 25. Obstetric and delivery characteristics associated with gastroschisis .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2018 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, , Austin, TX. . Level:National

Brown B, Thompson A, DeFranco E (04-29-2018. ) 26. Providing Breastmilk to Infants in the NICU: factors associated with lack of breastfeeding .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2018 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX. . Level:Regional

Gelvin B, Morrow A, Staat M, DeFranco E (04-28-2018. ) 27. Concordance Between Maternal Recollection Versus Documented Date of Vaccinations in Pregnancy .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2018 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX. . Level:National

Rossi R, Allison Divanovich, DeFranco E (01-29-2018. ) 34. Obstetric characteristics associated with fetal cyanotic heart disease .38th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Dallas, TX. . Level:Regional

Taylor M, Lee M, Lim FY, Tabbah S, DeFranco E, McKinney D (01-28-2018. ) 35. The influence of laser microseptostomy during selective fetoscopic laser photocoagulation on newborn survival of the recipient and donor twins in twin pregnancies complicated by twin-twin transfusion syndrome .38th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Austin, TX. . Level:National

Rossi R. DeFranco E. (01-29-2018. ) 36. Maternal complications associated with low birthweight delivery .38th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Dallas, TX. . Level:National

Rossi, R, DeFranco, E (02-02-2018. ) 37. Factors associated with cesarean delivery in pregnancies with gastroschisis .38th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Dallas, TX. . Level:National

(02-02-2018. ) 38. Obstetric factors and outcomes associated with external cephalic version .38th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Dallas, TX. . Level:Regional

Rossi R, Allison Divanovich, DeFranco E (02-03-2019. ) 39. Factors associated with cesarean delivery in pregnancies complicated by fetal cyanotic congenital heart disease .38th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Dallas, TX. . Level:National

Lee M, Hall E, Taylor M, DeFranco E (02-01-2018. ) 40. Contribution of Previable Infant Deaths to Infant Mortality Rates Among United States Census Regions .38th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Dallas, TX. . Level:National

D’Mello R, Hall E, DeFranco E (10-18-2017. ) 41. Does reporting bias influence state-level variation in the infant mortality rate? .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting, , Scottsdale, AZ, . . Level:Regional

Visconti K, Towers C, DeFranco E (10-19-2017. ) 42. Periviable Birth: Counseling and management of pregnancies delivered at .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting,, Scottsdale, AZ. . Level:National

Reddy S, DeFranco E (10-20-2017. ) 43. Contribution of PPROM to previable birth .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ. . Level:National

Rossi RM, DeFranco E (10-19-2017. ) 44. Maternal complications associated with periviable delivery .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting,, Scottsdale, AZ. . Level:National

Sinclair S, Edester S, Warshak CR, DeFranco E (10-18-2017. ) 45. Screening accuracy of midtrimester abdominal ultrasound for diagnosis of placental previa in the setting of a universal transvaginal screening program .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting;, Scottsdale, AZ. . Level:National

Payne D, Vinje J, Parashar, Piasecki A, Hall A, Burke R, McNeal M, Kleimn J, Staat M, Schlaudecker E, Cline A, DeFranco E, Morrow A ( (10-09-2017. ) 47. The PREVAIL Cohort: A US maternal-child longitudinal cohort to evaluate immunologic influences on asymptomatic and symptomatic norovirus infections in early life .Vaccines for Enteric Disease conference, Albufeira, Portugal.. . Level:International

Cinibulk M, Stucky A, DeFranco E, Morrow A, Valentine CJ (10-13-2017. ) 48. Neonatal cholesterol provided by breastmilk and the gap in nutrition support solutions .2017 Medical Student Summer Research Program (MSSRP) Awards ceremony and research presentations, , Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. . Level:Local

Roland C, King K, DeFranco E (10-20-2016. ) 49. Ultrasound-estimated fetal weight as a predictor for birthweight in patients with gestational diabetes .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting,, Scottsdale, AZ. . Level:Regional

House M, McKinney D, Muglia L, DeFranco E (05-06-2017. ) 50. The influence of interpregnancy interval on congenital malformations .Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting,, san francisco, CA. . Level:National

Rossi R, DeFranco E (01-23-2017. ) 53. Factors associated with cesarean delivery in previable births .37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Las Vegas, NV. . Level:National

Copp K, DeFranco EA, Kleiman J, Rogers L, Morrow A, Valentine CJ (02-18-2017. ) 54. Nutrition support team opportunities to guide maternal diet in the Neonatal or Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (ICU) .American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. . Level:National

McKinney D, House M, Chen A, Muglia LJ, DeFranco E (10-26-2016. ) 57. The Influence of Short Interpregnancy Interval on Infant Mortality .entral Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting,, Las Vegas, NV. . Level:Regional

defranco,emily (10-26-2016. ) 58. Contemporary Patterns of Cerclage Use in the United States .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. . Level:National

Hurley E, DeFranco E (10-15-2016. ) 59. Influence of paternal age on perinatal outcomes in pregnancies achieved with assisted reproductive technologies. .ASRM 2016 Scientific Congress, Salt Lake City, UT. . Level:National

Goyal NK, Kamath-Rayne B, DeFranco EA, Hall E (04-30-2016. ) 60. Pre-Viable Gestations and County Infant Mortality Rates Across the U.S. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2016 Meeting, Baltimore, MD . . Level:National

Kennedy L, Muglia L, DeFranco E (05-14-2016. ) 61. Bleeding during pregnancy is associated with familial preterm birth .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2016 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC. . Level:National

defranco,emily (02-01-2016. ) 62. Risk of interpregnancy interval on uterine rupture based on prior cesarean status: a population-based cohort study .36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting , Atlanta, GA. . Level:National

DeFranco E, DeArmond C, Van Hook J (02-03-2016. ) 63. Progesterone administration for the prevention of preterm birth: Effect on uterine blood flow dynamics .36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting, Atlanta, GA. .

Roland C, Warshak C, DeFranco E (02-06-2016. ) 64. Success of labor induction for pre-eclampsia at preterm and term gestational ages: a population based cohort study. 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine - The Pregnancy Meeting, Atlanta, GA. . Level:National

Ren S, Haynes E, Lu L, DeFranco E (10-24-2015. ) 66. Periconception Exposure to Air Pollution and Risk of Congenital Malformations .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting,, Charleston, SC. . Level:National

Williams C, DeFranco E, Chen A, Bessett D, Kelly E (09-18-2015. ) 69. Pregnancy and place: urban neighborhood factors associated with preterm birth and low birth weight in Hamilton County, Ohio .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2015 District V meeting, Denver, CO. . Level:Regional

Chen A, Xie C,‎ Vuong A, Wu, T, DeFranco, E (06-15-2015. ) 70. Prepregnancy body mass index unit-specific optimal gestational weight gain in relation to small- and large-for-gestational age outcomes .Society for Epidemiologic Research 48th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. . Level:Regional

Margaret Beaudrot, MD, Jamie Elchert, Emily DeFranco, DO, MS (05-05-2015. ) 72. Adolescent Pregnancies: Influence of Gestational Weight Gain and BMI on Large for Gestational Age infants .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2015 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, san francisco, CA. . Level:National

Blatt K, Moore E, Chen A, Van Hook J, DeFranco EA (05-04-2015. ) 73. Factors Associated with Early Smoking Cessation in Teenage Pregnancies .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2015 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, san francisco, CA. . Level:Regional

Blatt K, Moore E, Chen A, Van Hook J, DeFranco EA (05-04-2015. ) 74. Influence of Trimester Specific Smoking Cessation on Fetal Growth Restriction Risk .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2019 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting,, san francisco, CA. . Level:National

Wolf J, Kelly EA, Bessett D, Chen A, DeFranco EA (05-05-2015. ) 75. Unintended Pregnancy: Characteristic Social Determinants and Risk Factors for Adverse Birth Outcomes .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2018 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, san francisco, CA. . Level:National

Elchert J, Beaudrot M, DeFranco EA (05-03-2015. ) 76. Adolescent Pregnancies: Influence of Gestational Weight Gain and BMI on Fetal Growth Restriction .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2019 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, san francisco, CA. . Level:National

Jamie Elchert, Margaret Beaudrot, MD, Emily DeFranco, DO, MS (05-04-2015. ) 77. Contemporary Trends in Gestational Weight Gain in Adolescent Pregnancies .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2015 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meetin, san francisco, CA. . Level:National

Melanie Bukhari, E DeFranco, A Chen, Danielle Bessett, E Kelly (05-05-2015. ) 78. Contraceptive Behaviors and Pregnancy Intention among a High-risk Inner City Population .American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2015 Annual Clinical and Scientific , san francisco, CA. . Level:Regional

Malgorzata Mlynarczyk, Suneet P. Chauhan, Hind A. Baydoun, Catherine M. Wilkes, Kimberly R. Earhart, Christopher Goodier, Eugene Chang, Nicole M. Lee, E Kaitlyn Mize, Michelle Owens, Shilpa Babbar, Dev Maulik, Emily DeFranco, David McKinney, Alfred Z. Abuhamad (02-03-2015. ) 79. Fetal Growth Restriction .35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, San Diego, cA. . Level:Regional

DeFranco E, Muglia LJ (10-08-2014. ) 80. Neonatal morbidity resulting from inadequate birth spacing .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 80th Annual Meeting, Albuquerque,new mexico. . Level:Regional

Habli M, Taravati L, DeFranco E (10-08-2014. ) 82. Cervical Length Assessment by Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in Twin Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) in Relation to Gestational Age at Delivery .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 80th Annual Meeting , Albuquerque, NM. . Level:Regional

Smith J and DeFranco E (10-11-2014. ) 83. Tocolytics Used as Adjunctive Therapy at Time of Cerclage Placement: A Systematic Review .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 80th Annual Meeting , Albuquerque, NM. . Level:National

Aimin Chen, Fan Xu, Changchun Xie, Tianying Wu, Emily DeFranco (06-24-2014. ) 84. Maternal prepregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain in relation to macrosomia: before and after 2009 Institute of Medicine guideline .47th Annual Meeting, Society for Epidemiologic Research, Seattle, Washington. . Level:Regional

Aimin Chen, Emily DeFranco, Fan Xu, Eric Hall, Erin Haynes, David Jones, Louis Muglia (06-25-2014. ) 85. Trimester specific PM2.5 exposure and fetal growth in Ohio, 2007-2010 .47th Annual Meeting, Society for Epidemiologic Research , Seattle, Washington. . Level:National

Habli M, DeFranco E, Kamath-Rayne B (05-04-2014. ) 87. Neonatal Hypertension and Antenatal Exposure To NSAIDs .2014 Pediatric Academic Societies and SPR Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC. . Level:International

Kamath-Rayne B, DeFranco E, Habli M (05-04-2014. ) 88. Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis and Antenatal Exposure to NSAIDs .2014 Pediatric Academic Societies and SPR Annual Meeting, 2014 Pediatric Academic Societies and SPR Annual Meeting . . Level:National

Emily DeFranco, Shelley Ehrlich, Louis J Muglia (02-05-2014. ) 89. Influence of IOM recommended weight gain and interpregnancy interval on preterm birth .34th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting , ); New Orleans, LA. . Level:Regional

Kevin Visconti, MD, Emily DeFranco, DO, Kristin Magner, MD, Sara Kritzer, MD, Carri Warshak, MD (02-07-2014. ) 90. Association between maternal BMI, weight gain and preterm birth .34th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting , new orleans, LA. . Level:National

Emily DeFranco, DO, MS, Aimin Chen, MD, PhD, Fan Xu, MS, Eric Hall, PhD, Monir Hossain, PhD, Erin Haynes, DrPH, D (02-04-2014. ) 91. Air pollution and risk of prematurity: exposure to airborne particulate matter during pregnancy is associated with preterm birth risk .34th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting, New Orleans, LA; . . Level:Regional

Amy M Valent, Eric Hall, Emily DeFranco (10-16-2013. ) 95. The impact of obesity on perinatal outcomes in pregnancies achieved with assisted reproductive technology .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 79th Annual Meeting , Napa, CA . . Level:National

Salvo, Bernhard, Singh, Dacha, Pfaendler, Taylor, Smith, Smith, DeFranco, Magann, Siddiqui (10-15-2013. ) 96. Outomes of Different Routes of Hysterectomy by Uterine weight in Overweight and Obese patients .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 79th Annual Meeting , Napa, CA. . Level:Regional

Regan, Masters, DeFranco, Warshak (10-17-2013. ) 97. Association between the Cerebroplacental Ratio (CPR) and delivery prior to 32 weeks and delivery within two weeks in Fetal Growth Restriction .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 79th Annual Meeting , Napa, CA. . Level:Regional

Amy Valent, Tondra Newman, Aimen Chen, Amy Thompson, Emily DeFranco (02-04-2013. ) 99. Gestational age specific neonatal morbidity among pregnancies complicated by advanced maternal age .30th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting , san francisco, CA. . Level:Regional

Katherine Apostolakis-Kyrus, MD, Emily DeFranco, DO, MS (10-18-2012. ) 101. Factors Associated with Breastfeeding Initiation in Adolescent Mothers .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 79th Annual Mtg , chicago, IL. . Level:Regional

Allessa Allison, MD, Amy Miyoshi, MD, Kyle Gonzales, MD, Emily A DeFranco, DO, MS, Suneet Chauhan, MD, C. David Adair, MD, David Lewis, MD, Yuping Wang, MD, PhD, Baha Sibai, MD 102. Differences in maternal and neonatal outcome among expectantly managed pregnancies complicated by chronic hypertension with superimposed pre-eclampsia versus pure pre-eclampsia .Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 79th Annual Meeting , chicago, IL. . Level:Regional

Amy Miyoshi Valent, DO, Emily DeFranco, DO, MS, Baha Sabai, MD (10-05-2012. ) 102. Differences in maternal and neonatal outcome among expectantly managed pregnancies complicated by chronic hypertension with superimposed pre-eclampsia versus pure pre-eclampsia .ACOG District IV-V Annual Meeting , chicago, IL. . Level:Regional

Beena Kamath, MD, MPH, Emily DeFranco, DO, MS, Ethan Chung, Aimin Chen, MD, PhD (04-28-2012. ) 103. Subtypes of preterm birth and the risk of postneonatal death .2012 Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Scientific Meeting , Boston, MA. . Level:Regional

Emily DeFranco, DO, MS, Ramkumar Menon, MS, PhD, S.K. Dey, PhD (03-22-2012. ) 104. Racial disparity in Trp53 gene mutations and their association with spontaneous preterm birth .59th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation , 3/22/2012. . Level:Regional

Jodi Regan, MD, Katherine Wolfe, DO, Candice Snyder, MD, Emily DeFranco, DO, MS (03-21-2012. ) 105. VBAC success in high risk women .59th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation , San Diego, cA. . Level:Regional

Jodi Regan, MD, Katherine Wolfe, DO, Candice Snyder, MD, Amy Thompson, MD, Emily DeFranco, DO, MS VBAC success in low risk women .32nd Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting (, Dallas, TX. . Level:National

Amy Thompson, M.D., Emily DeFranco, DO, MS (10-27-2011. ) 107. The influence of mode of delivery on breastfeeding initiation in women with a prior cesarean delivery: A population based study .Presented at the Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting , Nassau, Bahamas . . Level:National

Ryan Loftin, M.D., Aimin Chen, M.D., Ph.D., Arthur Evans, M.D., Emily DeFranco, D.O., M.S. (10-27-2011. ) 108. Racial differences in gestational age specific neonatal morbidity: further evidence for different gestational lengths .Presented at the Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting,, Nassau, Bahamas. . Level:Regional

Beena Kamath, MD, MPH, Michael Marcotte, MD, Emily DeFranco, DO, MS 111. Neonatal morbidity despite documented fetal lung maturity in late preterm infants .2011 Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research (PAS/ ASPR) Annual Scientific Meeting , Denver, CO. . Level:Regional

Beena Kamath, MD, MPH, Emily DeFranco, DO, MS, Michael Marcotte, MD 112. Fetal lung maturity testing and neonatal outcome: Do antenatal steroids work for late preterm infants? .2011 Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research (PAS/ ASPR) Annual Scientific Meeting, Denver, CO. . Level:National

Sammy Tabbah, Ryan Loftin, Katherine Wolfe, Candice Snyder, David Lewis, David Jones, Emily A. DeFranco (03-10-2010. ) 113. Are amniotic fluid disorders more prevalent in preterm compared to term births? A population-based study .57th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation , Orlando, FL. . Level:National

114. Maternal and neonatal outcomes associated with delivery due to amniotic fluid disorders: Is delivery the best answer? .Sammy Tabbah, Ryan Loftin, Katherine Wolfe, Candice Snyder, David Lewis, David Jones, Emily A. DeFranco, 57th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation . . Level:National

DeFranco E, Shen T, Wangler M, Kistka Z, Palomar L, Stormo A, Plunkett J, Huettner P, Muglia L. (02-10-2010. ) 115. Placental pathology findings in cases of familial spontaneous preterm birth .30th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting, chicago, IL. . Level:National

Ryan Loftin, Katherine Wolfe, Candice Snyder, Sammy Tabbah, David Jones, David F. Lewis, Emily A. DeFranco 116. Racial disparities in late preterm birth .30th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting, chicago, IL. . Level:National

117. Are Term Deliveries Occurring at Earlier Gestational Ages in Community Versus University Hospitals? .Candice Snyder, Katherine Wolfe, Ryan Loftin, Sammy Tabbah, David F. Lewis, Emily A. DeFranco, chicago, IL. . Level:National

Candice Snyder, Katherine Wolfe, Ryan Loftin, Sammy Tabbah, David F. Lewis, Emily A. DeFranco (02-01-2010. ) 118. Does Hospital Type Influence the Timing of Preterm Birth and Neonatal Morbidity? .30th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting , chicago, IL. . Level:National

Katherine Wolfe, Candice Snyder, Ryan Loftin, Sammy Tabbah, Meredith Tabangin, Jareen Meinzen-Derr, David Lewis, Emily DeFranco (02-01-2010. ) 119. Do late preterm birth outcomes differ between singleton and twin gestations? .30th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting, chicago, IL. .

O’Brien JM, DeFranco EA, Phillips J, Creasy G (02-02-2009. ) 120. Progesterone Administration and the Risk of Medical Complications of Pregnancy: Secondary Analysis from a Multinational, Randomized, Double blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial .29th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting, San Diego, CA. . Level:National

DeFranco E, Kistka Z, Ligthart L, Willemsen G, Plunkett J, Muglia L, Boomsma D (02-01-2008. ) 123. Heritability of Parturition Timing: An Extended Twin Design Analysis .28th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting , Dallas, TX. . Level:National

DeFranco E, Chang JJ, Macones G, Muglia L (02-01-2008. ) 124. The Correlation in Birth Timing between Singleton and Multifetal Gestations .28th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting , Dallas, TX. . Level:National

Livingston J, DeFranco E 125. The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting: Where have all the clinical trials gone? .28th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting , Dallas, TX. . Level:National

DeFranco E, O’Brien J, Adair D, Lewis D, Hall D, Phillips J, Creasy G (02-01-2008. ) 126. Is There a Racial Disparity in the Efficacy of Progesterone to Prevent Preterm Birth? .28th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting, Dallas, TX. . Level:National

O’Brien J, Adair D, Lewis D, DeFranco E, Phillips J, Creasy G (02-01-2008. ) 127. Does the Timing of Initial Progesterone Dosing Alter the Utility of Progesterone Supplementation? Secondary Analysis from the ProVagGel Trial .28th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting , Dallas, TX. . Level:National

Purisch S, DeFranco E, Muglia L, Stamilio D 129. The Contribution of Major Congenital Anomalies to Preterm Birth Risk .28th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting , Dallas, TX. . Level:National

radial disparity in preterm premature rupture of membranes and its recurrence .Shen T, DeFranco E, Stamilio D, Muglia L, Dallas, TX. . Level:Regional

Shen T, DeFranco E, Stamilio D, Muglia L 131. Racial disparity in the occurrence of placental abruption .28th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting, Dallas, TX. . Level:National

Muglia L, Roizen J, Asada M, Kistka Z, DeFranco E (11-01-2006. ) 132. Genetic Analysis of Preterm Birth: Insights from Murine and Human Studies .National Academy of Sciences 18th Annual Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, Irvine, CA. . Level:National

Kistka Z, DeFranco E, Ligthart L, Boomsma D, Muglia L (02-01-2007. ) 133. Genetic Influence on Parturition in a Twin Sample: Examination of Parental Effect on Birth Timing .27th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting , san francisco, CA. . Level:National

DeFranco E, Kistka Z, Boslaugh S, Gross G, Muglia L (11-01-2006. ) 134. A Short Interpregnancy Interval Increases the Risk for Extreme Prematurity .69th Perinatal and Developmental Medicine Symposium , Marco Island, FL. . Level:National

DeFranco E, Rampersad R, Atkins K, Odibo A, Stamilio D, Macones G (02-01-2007. ) 135. Do VBAC Outcomes Differ Based on Hospital Setting .27th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting , san francisco, CA. . Level:National

Rampersad R, DeFranco E, Atkins K, Stamilio D, Odibo A, Macones G (02-01-2007. ) 136. Birthweight Difference Inaccurately Predicts Success/Failure of Vaginal Birth after Cesarean .27th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting, San Francisco, CA; . . Level:National

Atkins K, Cahill A, Rampersad R, DeFranco E, Odibo A, Stamilio D, and Macones G (02-01-2007. ) 137. VBAC Outcomes in Women with 3 or More Prior Cesarean Deliveries .27th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting , san francisco, CA. . Level:National

DeFranco E, Muglia L, Schootman M (03-01-2007. ) 138. Regional Poverty Rate is a Risk Factor for Preterm Birth .54th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation , Reno, NV. . Level:National

Lecture

2. PREVAIL (Pediatric Respiratory & Enteric Virus Acquisition and Immunogenesis Longitudinal) study: A U.S. birth cohort of children 0-2 years .Baltimore, Maryland . Conference. Level:Regional

Burridge K, Gray M, Maria S, Phillips S, DeFranco E, Morrow A, Valentine C 9. New Insights for Nutrition Support Teams regarding Iron Intake for Human milk fed Infants can target Fortification or Complementary Food Strategies .Phoenix, AZ. Conference. Level:National

Rossi R, Brackett E, Hall E, DeFranco E (02-11-2019. ) 10. Risk factors associated with early stillbirth in women with pregestational diabetes .Las Vegas, NV. Conference. Level:National

Rossi R, Brackett E, Hall E, DeFranco E (02-11-2019. ) 11. Identifiable Risk Factors Associated With Early Stillbirth .Las Vegas, NV. Conference. Level:National

Rouse AE, Parrish L, Muglia L, DeFranco E 46. Does gender influence gestational age at birth and Neonatal Outcomes .Scottsdale, AZ. Conference. Level:National

Perry M, Mulcahy H, DeFranco EA 51. Influence of periconception smoking behavior on birth defect risk .San Diego, CA. Conference. Level:National

Valent A, Warshak CR, DeArmond C, Houston J, Reddy S, Magner K, masters H, Gold A, Boldt M, DeFranco E, Evans A. 52. Post-operative prophylactic oral antibiotics for preventing surgical site infections in obese women undergoing cesarean deliveries: A randomized controlled trial .Las Vegas, NV. Conference. Level:National

55. Outcomes of pregnancies treated with oral acarbose for treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus .Las Vegas, NV. Conference. Level:National

Masters H, Housley E, Van Hook J, DeFranco E (10-26-2016. ) 56. Obstetric Risk Factors for ICU admission during hospitalization for delivery. Las Vegas, NV. Conference. Level:National

DeFranco E, Hall E, Muglia L (10-21-2015. ) 65. Previable Birth: Racial Disparity and Contribution to Infant Mortality .Charleston, SC. Conference. Level:National

Moore EA, Blatt K, Chen A, VanHook JW, DeFranco E 67. Factors Associated with Smoking Cessation in Pregnancy .Charleston, SC. Conference. Level:National

Visconti K, DeFranco E, Kamath-Rayne B (10-22-2015. ) 68. Contemporary Practice Patterns in the Use of Amniocentesis for Fetal Lung Maturity .Charleston, SC. Conference.

Margaret Beaudrot, MD, Jamie Elchert, Emily DeFranco, DO (05-02-2015. ) 71. Influence of Gestational Weight Gain and BMI on C-section risk in Adolescent Pregnancies .San Francisco, CA;. Conference. Level:National

DeFranco E, Muglia LJ (10-08-2014. ) 80. Neonatal morbidity resulting from inadequate birth spacing .Albuquerque, New Mexico. Conference. Level:Regional

Fatema Nassar, Emily DeFranco (03-31-2014. ) 86. Turner Syndrome Presenting With Echogenic Fetal Lungs on First-Trimester Ultrasound .Las Vegas, NV. Conference. Level:National

Emily DeFranco, DO, Monir Hossain, PhD, David Jones, MPH, Aimin Chen, MD, PhD, Eric Hall, PhD, Erin Haynes, DrPH, Louis Muglia, MD, PhD (10-16-2013. ) 92. Air pollution and stillbirth risk: Exposure to airborne particulate matter during pregnancy is associated with fetal death .Napa, CA. Conference. Level:National

Emily DeFranco, DO, Shelley Ehrlich, MD, Louis Muglia, MD, PhD 93. Influence of interpregnancy interval on birth timing .Napa, CA. Conference. Level:National

Endres L, DeFranco EA, Conyac T, Adams M, Magner K, O’Rourke L, Bernhard K, Siddiqui D, McCormick A, Abramowicz J, Merkel R, Habli M, Floman A, Magann E, and Chauhan S 94. Association of Fetal Abdominal-Head Circumference Size Difference with Shoulder Dystocia: A Multi-center Study .Napa, CA. Conference. Level:Regional

98. Fetal growth restriction in pregnancies complicated by isolated cleft lip or palate .American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) Annual convention . Conference. Level:National

Emily A. DeFranco, D.O., M.S., David F. Lewis, M.D., M.B.A, Anthony O. Odibo, M.D., M.S.C.E. 100. Improving the diagnostic accuracy for preterm labor: Is the combination of fetal fibronectin and cervical length in symptomatic patients a useful predictor of preterm birth? A systematic review. chicago, IL. Conference. Level:Regional

Ryan Loftin, M.D., Aimin Chen, M.D., Ph.D., Arthur Evans, M.D., Emily DeFranco, D.O., M.S. (10-27-2011. ) 108. Racial differences in gestational age specific neonatal morbidity: further evidence for different gestational lengths .Nassau, Bahamas. Conference. Level:National

Katherine Wolfe, DO, Meredith Tabangin MPH, Jareen Meinzen-Derr, PhD, Candice Snyder, MD, Ryan Loftin, MD, David Lewis MD, MBA, and Emily DeFranco, DO, MS (10-27-2011. ) 109. Neonatal morbidity by gestational age for twin gestations compared to singletons; compelling evidence for delivery timing? .Nassau, Bahamas. Conference. Level:National

DeFranco E, Purisch S, Muglia L, Stamilio D (03-01-2008. ) 122. Risk of Preterm Birth in Pregnancies Complicated by Multiple Congenital Malformations .San Diego, CA. Conference. Level:National

O’Brien J, DeFranco E , Adair D, Lewis D, Hall D, Bsharat M, How H, Creasy G (02-01-2008. ) 128. Progesterone Reduces the Rate of Cervical Shortening in Women at Risk for Preterm Birth: Secondary Analysis from a Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial .Dallas, TX. Conference. Level:National

DeFranco E, Kistka Z, Boslaugh S, Gross G, Muglia L (02-01-2007. ) 134. A Short Interpregnancy Interval Increases the Risk for Extreme Prematurity .St. Louis, Missouri. Other Institution. Level:National

Palomar L, DeFranco E, Lee K, Allsworth J, Muglia L (04-01-2007. ) 139. Paternal Race is a Risk Factor for Preterm Birth .St. Louis, MO;. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Honors and Awards

2018 Medical Honoree, March of Dimes Signature Chef Auction, Status:Recipient Level:Department Type:Recognition

2018 Champion for Knowledge in Preterm Birth and Infant Mortality, Cradle Cincinnati 2016, ‘17, ‘18 Cincy Magazine Best Doctors in America® Status:Recipient Level:Local Type:Recognition

2016 -2018 Cincy Magazine Best Doctors in America Status:Recipient Level:National Type:Recognition

2013 Cincinnati Magazine, Top Doctor in Maternal-Fetal Medicine 2016 and 2018 as well Status:Recipient Level:Local Type:Recognition

2018 Faculty Excellence in Education, University of Cincinnati OBGYN Status:Recipient Level:Regional Type:Recognition

2011 Editorial consultant award, top 10%, Obstet Gynecol

2011 Faculty Teaching Award, OB/GYN, University of Cincinnati Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

2007 -2011 Editorial consultant award, top 5%, Am J Obstet Gynecol

2008 St. Louis Gynecological Society President’s Research Award

2008 St. Louis Gynecological Society Community Research Award

2003 Faculty Development Course Award, The Berlex Foundation Reproductive Epidemiology and Clinical Trial Design Program

1998 Golden Stethoscope Award, K.C. University of Medicine and Biosciences Medical School Valedictorian

1998 Janet M. Glasgow Award, Medical School Valedictorian

1996 Psi Sigma Alpha, Osteopathic Academic Honor Society

1995 Sigma Sigma Phi, Osteopathic Academic/Leadership Honor Society

1992 1992 Alpha Chi, Academic Honor Society

1992 Outstanding Graduate of the Year, Biology, Missouri Southern State University

1991 Omicron Delta Kappa, Academic/Leadership Honor Society

1989 Phi Eta Sigma, Academic Honor Society

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0526
Phone: (513) 558-6983
Fax: (513) 558-3558
emily.defranco@uc.edu