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Eva Pressman

TitleProfessor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DepartmentObstetrics and Gynecology
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 668
Rochester NY 14642
Other Positions
TitleChair
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DepartmentObstetrics and Gynecology

 
 Awards And Honors
1980     United Technologies Merit Scholarship  | United Technologies
1980     New York State Regents Scholarship
1984     Department of Engineering Research Award  | Brown University
1988     Ishiyaku Euro-American Award  | Duke University
1988     American Medical Women's Association Award  | Duke University
1988     Merck Manual Award  | Duke University
1991 - 1992Administrative Chief Resident  | Johns Hopkins University
1997     National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education  | CREOG
1998     Faculty Appreciation Award  | Johns Hopkins OB/Gyn Residency
2006     National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education  | ACOG
 
 Overview
Dr. Pressman is currently The James R. Woods Professor and a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Maternal Fetal Medicine. 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
Predicting birth weight from ultrasonographic measurements

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 Selected Publications
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  1. 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. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Apr; 99(4):1348-56.
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  2. 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. Biol Psychol. 2014 Feb; 96:35-41.
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  3. Dadiz R, Weinschreider J, Schriefer J, Arnold C, Greves CD, Crosby EC, Wang H, Pressman EK, Guillet R. Interdisciplinary simulation-based training to improve delivery room communication. Simul Healthc. 2013 Oct; 8(5):279-91.
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  4. Ozcan T, Ozlü T, Allen J, Peterson J, Pressman EK. Predictive role of prenasal thickness and nasal bone for Down syndrome in the second trimester. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2013 Dec; 171(2):220-4.
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  5. Jones HE, Holloway IW, Pressman E, Meier J, Westhoff CL. Women's preferences for testing and management of sexually transmitted infections among low-income New York City family planning clients. Int J STD AIDS. 2013 Jun; 24(6):455-60.
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  6. Harris-Glocker M, Thornburg LL, Pressman EK. Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome in a pregnant patient: a case report. J Reprod Med. 2013 May-Jun; 58(5-6):267-70.
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  7. O'Connor TG, Winter MA, Hunn J, Carnahan J, Pressman EK, Glover V, Robertson-Blackmore E, Moynihan JA, Lee FE, Caserta MT. Prenatal maternal anxiety predicts reduced adaptive immunity in infants. Brain Behav Immun. 2013 Aug; 32:21-8.
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  8. Jiang X, Bar HY, Yan J, Jones S, Brannon PM, West AA, Perry CA, Ganti A, Pressman E, Devapatla S, Vermeylen F, Wells MT, Caudill MA. A higher maternal choline intake among third-trimester pregnant women lowers placental and circulating concentrations of the antiangiogenic factor fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFLT1). FASEB J. 2013 Mar; 27(3):1245-53.
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  9. Jiang X, Bar HY, Yan J, West AA, Perry CA, Malysheva OV, Devapatla S, Pressman E, Vermeylen FM, Wells MT, Caudill MA. Pregnancy Induces Transcriptional Activation of the Peripheral Innate Immune System and Increases Oxidative DNA Damage among Healthy Third Trimester Pregnant Women. PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e46736.
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  10. Knight KM, Thornburg LL, Pressman EK. Pregnancy outcomes in type 2 diabetic patients as compared with type 1 diabetic patients and nondiabetic controls. J Reprod Med. 2012 Sep-Oct; 57(9-10):397-404.
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  11. Jiang X, Yan J, West AA, Perry CA, Malysheva OV, Devapatla S, Pressman E, Vermeylen F, Caudill MA. Maternal choline intake alters the epigenetic state of fetal cortisol-regulating genes in humans. FASEB J. 2012 Aug; 26(8):3563-74.
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  12. Yan J, Jiang X, West AA, Perry CA, Malysheva OV, Devapatla S, Pressman E, Vermeylen F, Stabler SP, Allen RH, Caudill MA. Maternal choline intake modulates maternal and fetal biomarkers of choline metabolism in humans. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 May; 95(5):1060-71.
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  13. Thornburg LL, Linder MA, Durie DE, Walker B, Pressman EK, Glantz JC. Risk factors for wound complications in morbidly obese women undergoing primary cesarean delivery. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Sep; 25(9):1544-8.
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  14. Hackney DN, Miller RK, Pressman EK, Francis CW, Simhan HN. Vaginal bleeding in early pregnancy and circulating markers of thrombin generation. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Aug; 25(8):1479-82.
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  15. Young MF, Griffin I, Pressman E, McIntyre AW, Cooper E, McNanley T, Harris ZL, Westerman M, O'Brien KO. Maternal hepcidin is associated with placental transfer of iron derived from dietary heme and nonheme sources. J Nutr. 2012 Jan; 142(1):33-9.
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  16. Blackmore ER, Moynihan JA, Rubinow DR, Pressman EK, Gilchrist M, O'Connor TG. Psychiatric symptoms and proinflammatory cytokines in pregnancy. Psychosom Med. 2011 Oct; 73(8):656-63.
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  17. Knight KM, Pressman EK, Hackney DN, Thornburg LL. Perinatal outcomes in type 2 diabetic patients compared with non-diabetic patients matched by body mass index. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Jun; 25(6):611-5.
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  18. Jaacks LM, Young MF, Essley BV, McNanley TJ, Cooper EM, Pressman EK, McIntyre AW, Orlando MS, Abkowitz JL, Guillet R, O'Brien KO. Placental expression of the heme transporter, feline leukemia virus subgroup C receptor, is related to maternal iron status in pregnant adolescents. J Nutr. 2011 Jul; 141(7):1267-72.
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  19. Young MF, Griffin I, Pressman E, McIntyre AW, Cooper E, McNanley T, Harris ZL, Westerman M, O'Brien KO. Utilization of iron from an animal-based iron source is greater than that of ferrous sulfate in pregnant and nonpregnant women. J Nutr. 2010 Dec; 140(12):2162-6.
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  20. Pressman EK, Thornburg LL, Glantz JC, Earhart A, Wall PD, Ashraf M, Pryhuber GS, Woods JR. Inflammatory cytokines and antioxidants in midtrimester amniotic fluid: correlation with pregnancy outcome. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Feb; 204(2):155.e1-7.
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  21. Young MF, Pressman E, Foehr ML, McNanley T, Cooper E, Guillet R, Orlando M, McIntyre AW, Lafond J, O'Brien KO. Impact of maternal and neonatal iron status on placental transferrin receptor expression in pregnant adolescents. Placenta. 2010 Nov; 31(11):1010-4.
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  22. Tsai LJ, Ho M, Pressman EK, Thornburg LL. Ultrasound screening for fetal aneuploidy using soft markers in the overweight and obese gravida. Prenat Diagn. 2010 Sep; 30(9):821-6.
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  23. Thornburg LL, Grace D, Gray AL, Glantz JC, Pressman EK. Placement of laminaria tents does not improve time to delivery in patients undergoing second trimester labor induction with misoprostol. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2010 Aug; 23(8):928-31.
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  24. Thornburg LL, Christensen N, Laroia N, Pressman EK. Prenatal diagnosis of total arhinia associated with normal chromosomal analysis: a case report. J Reprod Med. 2009 Sep; 54(9):579-82.
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  25. Grace D, Thornburg LL, Grey A, Ozcan T, Pressman EK. Training for percutaneous umbilical blood sampling during Maternal Fetal Medicine fellowship in the United States. Prenat Diagn. 2009 Aug; 29(8):790-3.
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  26. Thornburg LL, Mulconry M, Post A, Carpenter A, Grace D, Pressman EK. Fetal nuchal translucency thickness evaluation in the overweight and obese gravida. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Jun; 33(6):665-9.
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  27. Thornburg LL, Miles K, Ho M, Pressman EK. Fetal anatomic evaluation in the overweight and obese gravida. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Jun; 33(6):670-5.
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  28. Thornburg LL, Barnes C, Glantz JC, Pressman EK. Sonographic birth-weight prediction in obese patients using the gestation-adjusted prediction method. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Jul; 32(1):66-70.
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  29. Thornburg LL, Knight KM, Peterson CJ, McCall KB, Mooney RA, Pressman EK. Maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein values in type 1 and type 2 diabetic patients. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Aug; 199(2):135.e1-5.
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  30. Thornburg LL, Pressman EK, Chelamkuri S, Hulbert W, Rabinowitz R, Mevorach R. Third trimester ultrasound of fetal pyelectasis: predictor for postnatal surgery. J Pediatr Urol. 2008 Feb; 4(1):51-4.
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  31. Perry S, Woodall AL, Pressman EK. Association of ultrasound findings with decision to continue Down syndrome pregnancies. Community Genet. 2007; 10(4):227-30.
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  32. Ozcan T, Thornburg L, Mingione M, Pressman E. Use of middle cerebral artery peak systolic velocity and intrauterine transfusion for management of twin-twin transfusion and single fetal intrauterine demise. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2006 Dec; 19(12):807-9.
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  33. Mingione MJ, Pressman EK, Woods JR. Prevention of PPROM: current and future strategies. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2006 Dec; 19(12):783-9.
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  34. Ciafaloni E, Pressman EK, Loi AM, Smirnow AM, Guntrum DJ, Dilek N, Tawil R. Pregnancy and birth outcomes in women with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. Neurology. 2006 Nov 28; 67(10):1887-9.
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  35. Pressman EK, Cavanaugh JL, Mingione M, Norkus EP, Woods JR. Effects of maternal antioxidant supplementation on maternal and fetal antioxidant levels: a randomized, double-blind study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Dec; 189(6):1720-5.
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  36. Wall PD, Deucy EE, Glantz JC, Pressman EK. Vertical skin incisions and wound complications in the obese parturient. Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Nov; 102(5 Pt 1):952-6.
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  37. DiPietro JA, Hilton SC, Hawkins M, Costigan KA, Pressman EK. Maternal stress and affect influence fetal neurobehavioral development. Dev Psychol. 2002 Sep; 38(5):659-68.
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  38. Pressman EK, Cavanaugh JL, Woods JR. Physical properties of the chorioamnion throughout gestation. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Sep; 187(3):672-5.
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  39. DiPietro JA, Costigan KA, Pressman EK. Fetal state concordance predicts infant state regulation. Early Hum Dev. 2002 Jun; 68(1):1-13.
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  40. Best G, Pressman EK. Ultrasonographic prediction of birth weight in diabetic pregnancies. Obstet Gynecol. 2002 May; 99(5 Pt 1):740-4.
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  41. Salvador E, Bienstock J, Blakemore KJ, Pressman E. Leiomyomata uteri, genetic amniocentesis, and the risk of second-trimester spontaneous abortion. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2002 May; 186(5):913-5.
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  42. DiPietro JA, Bornstein MH, Costigan KA, Pressman EK, Hahn CS, Painter K, Smith BA, Yi LJ. What does fetal movement predict about behavior during the first two years of life? Dev Psychobiol. 2002 May; 40(4):358-71.
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  43. Wall PD, Pressman EK, Woods JR. Preterm premature rupture of the membranes and antioxidants: the free radical connection. J Perinat Med. 2002; 30(6):447-57.
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  44. Dipietro JA, Irizarry RA, Hawkins M, Costigan KA, Pressman EK. Cross-correlation of fetal cardiac and somatic activity as an indicator of antenatal neural development. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2001 Dec; 185(6):1421-8.
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  45. Bienstock JL, Ural SH, Blakemore K, Pressman EK. University hospital-based prenatal care decreases the rate of preterm delivery and costs, when compared to managed care. J Matern Fetal Med. 2001 Apr; 10(2):127-30.
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  46. DiPietro JA, Costigan KA, Pressman EK, Doussard-Roosevelt JA. Antenatal origins of individual differences in heart rate. Dev Psychobiol. 2000 Dec; 37(4):221-8.
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  47. Pressman EK, Bienstock JL, Blakemore KJ, Martin SA, Callan NA. Prediction of birth weight by ultrasound in the third trimester. Obstet Gynecol. 2000 Apr; 95(4):502-6.
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  48. DiPietro JA, Costigan KA, Pressman EK. Fetal movement detection: comparison of the Toitu actograph with ultrasound from 20 weeks gestation. J Matern Fetal Med. 1999 Nov-Dec; 8(6):237-42.
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  49. Nolan MT, Pressman EK, Starklauf BL, Gregory RE. Consent documents, reproductive issues, and the inclusion of women in clinical trials. Acad Med. 1999 Mar; 74(3):275-81.
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  50. DiPietro JA, Costigan KA, Hilton SC, Pressman EK. Effects of socioeconomic status and psychosocial stress on the development of the fetus. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1999; 896:356-8.
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  51. Roshanfekr D, Dahl-Lyons C, Pressman E, Ural S, Blakemore K. Complete trisomy 9 in a term fetus: a case report. J Matern Fetal Med. 1998 Sep-Oct; 7(5):247-9.
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  52. DiPietro JA, Costigan KA, Shupe AK, Pressman EK, Johnson TR. Fetal neurobehavioral development: associations with socioeconomic class and fetal sex. Dev Psychobiol. 1998 Jul; 33(1):79-91.
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  53. Bienstock JL, Blakemore KJ, Wang E, Presser D, Misra D, Pressman EK. Managed care does not lower costs but may result in poorer outcomes for patients with gestational diabetes. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1997 Nov; 177(5):1035-7.
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  54. Stetten G, Charity LL, Kasch LM, Scott AF, Berman CL, Pressman E, Blakemore KJ. A paternally derived inverted duplication of 7q with evidence of a telomeric deletion. Am J Med Genet. 1997 Jan 10; 68(1):76-81.
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  55. Pressman EK, Blakemore KJ. A prospective randomized trial of two solutions for intrapartum amnioinfusion: effects on fetal electrolytes, osmolality, and acid-base status. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1996 Oct; 175(4 Pt 1):945-9.
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  56. Pressman EK, Zeidman SM, Reddy UM, Epstein JI, Brem H. Differentiating lymphocytic adenohypophysitis from pituitary adenoma in the peripartum patient. J Reprod Med. 1995 Apr; 40(4):251-9.
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  57. Pressman EK, Zeidman SM, Summers L. Primary care for women. Comprehensive assessment of the neurologic system. J Nurse Midwifery. 1995 Mar-Apr; 40(2):163-71.
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  58. Rossiter JP, Blakemore KJ, Kickler TS, Kasch LM, Khouzami AN, Pressman EK, Sciscione AC, Kazazian HH. The use of polymerase chain reaction to determine fetal RhD status. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1994 Oct; 171(4):1047-51.
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  59. Agre P, Smith BL, Baumgarten R, Preston GM, Pressman E, Wilson P, Illum N, Anstee DJ, Lande MB, Zeidel ML. Human red cell Aquaporin CHIP. II. Expression during normal fetal development and in a novel form of congenital dyserythropoietic anemia. J Clin Invest. 1994 Sep; 94(3):1050-8.
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  60. Pressman EK, Tucker JA, Anderson NC, Young RC. Morphologic and electrophysiologic characterization of isolated pregnant human myometrial cells. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1988 Nov; 159(5):1273-9.
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  61. Daniels JD, Pressman E, Schwartz M, Nelson SB, Kraus DJ. Effects of luminance and flicker on ocular dominance shift in kitten visual cortex. Exp Brain Res. 1984; 54(1):186-90.
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