Eva K. Pressman, M.D.

Eva K. Pressman, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 668
Rochester, NY 14642

Administrative: (585) 275-5201
Fax: (585) 275-7366
Office: (585) 275-5201

Professional Bio

Dr. Pressman is currently The Henry A. Thiede Professor and Chair of The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Rochester. She is Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Director of the MFM Fellowship training program. She completed her undergraduate training at Brown University and received her medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Pressman did her residency training in OB/GYN as well as a fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Before coming to Rochester in 1999, Dr. Pressman was an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins from 1994-1999, where she was also Associate Director of the Ob/Gyn Residency Program, Director of the Fetal Assessment Center, and of the High Risk Obstetrical Clinic. Dr. Pressman is Board Certified in Ob/Gyn and in Maternal Fetal Medicine.




Current areas of interest:
Medical complications of pregnancy
Diabetes in pregnancy
Preterm Birth
Premature rupture of membranes
Antioxidants and the strength of the chorioamnion

Research Bio

Dr. Pressman is currently The Henry A. Thiede Professor and Chair of The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Rochester. She is Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Director of the MFM Fellowship training program. She completed her undergraduate training at Brown University and received her medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Pressman did her residency training in OB/GYN as well as a fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Before coming to Rochester in 1999, Dr. Pressman was an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins from 1994-1999, where she was also Associate Director of the Ob/Gyn Residency Program, Director of the Fetal Assessment Center, and of the High Risk Obstetrical Clinic. Dr. Pressman is Board Certified in Ob/Gyn and in Maternal Fetal Medicine.




Current areas of interest:
Medical complications of pregnancy
Diabetes in pregnancy
Preterm Birth
Premature rupture of membranes
Antioxidants and the strength of the chorioamnion

Awards & Honors (National)

National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education | ACOG 2006
National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education | CREOG 1997

Awards & Honors (Local)

Faculty Appreciation Award | Johns Hopkins OB/Gyn Residency | Baltimore, MD 1998
Administrative Chief Resident | Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD 1991 - 1992
Ishiyaku Euro-American Award | Duke University | Durham, NC 1988
American Medical Women's Association Award | Duke University | Durham, NC 1988
Merck Manual Award | Duke University | Durham, NC 1988
Department of Engineering Research Award | Brown University | Providence, RI 1984
United Technologies Merit Scholarship | United Technologies 1980
New York State Regents Scholarship 1980

Recent Journal Articles

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2014 Oct
Lee S, Guillet R, Cooper EM, Westerman M, Orlando M, Pressman E, O'Brien KO. "Maternal inflammation at delivery affects assessment of maternal iron status." The Journal of nutrition. 2014 Oct; 144(10):1524-32. Epub 2014 Jul 30.
2014 Oct
Lumish RA, Young SL, Lee S, Cooper E, Pressman E, Guillet R, O'Brien KO. "Gestational iron deficiency is associated with pica behaviors in adolescents." The Journal of nutrition. 2014 Oct; 144(10):1533-9. Epub 2014 Aug 13.
2014 Sep
Cao C, Pressman EK, Cooper EM, Guillet R, Westerman M, O'Brien KO. "Placental heme receptor LRP1 correlates with the heme exporter FLVCR1 and neonatal iron status." Reproduction : the official journal of the Society for the Study of Fertility. 2014 Sep; 148(3):295-302. Epub 2014 Jun 19.
2014 Apr
O'Brien KO, Li S, Cao C, Kent T, Young BV, Queenan RA, Pressman EK, Cooper EM. "Placental CYP27B1 and CYP24A1 expression in human placental tissue and their association with maternal and neonatal calcitropic hormones." The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 2014 Apr; 99(4):1348-56. Epub 2014 Jan 28.
2014 Feb
O'Connor TG, Tang W, Gilchrist MA, Moynihan JA, Pressman EK, Blackmore ER. "Diurnal cortisol patterns and psychiatric symptoms in pregnancy: short-term longitudinal study." Biological psychology. 2014 Feb; 96:35-41. Epub 2013 Nov 12.

Current Appointments

Chair - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD) - Primary Administrative
Henry A. Thiede Professorship of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD)
Professor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Maternal and Fetal Medicine - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education

MD | Medicine | Duke University Sch Medicine1988
BS | Mathematics, Other | Brown University1984

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital - GME Office07/01/1992 - 06/30/1994
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Johns Hopkins Hospital - GME Office07/01/1989 - 06/30/1992
Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Johns Hopkins Hospital - GME Office07/01/1988 - 06/30/1989