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Loralei Thornburg

TitleAssociate Professor
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
 
 Awards And Honors
2001     David S. Diamond Memorial Award:  | Student distinguishing themselves above all others in Ob/gyn
2001     Alpha Omega Alpha
2002     OrthoMcNeil Award  | First year resident with highest result on CREOG inservice exam
2004     Dr. Curtis J. Lund Award  | Most meritorious scientific paper presented on Resident's Day
2004 - 2005Administrative Chief Resident Appointment
2004     Medical Student Teaching Appreciation Award
2005     Ward L. Ekas Award  | University of Rochester
2005     George C. Trombetta Award  | University of Rochester
2005     The Obsteterical Perinatology Award  | University of Rochester
2007     Roy M. Pitkin Award  | ACOG
2007     Medical Student Teaching Appreciation Award
2008     Todd Faculty Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine
2009     CREOG national faculty teaching award  | ACOG/CREOG
2010 - 2012George W. Corner Dean's Teaching Fellowship
2010 - 2011Best Outside Speaker Award  | Given to the highest rated speaker for ED residency education
 
 Overview
Dr. Thornburg's research interest include obesity and impact on ultrasound visualization, accuracy and birth weight prediction. Addition areas of interest include maternal diabetes, expecially in the obese patient, and the impact on pregnancy outcomes as well as preterm PROM. She currently is engaged in research in prediction of chorioamniotis in patients with preterm PROM and the use of vaginal ultrasound for fetal anatomic evalution in obese women.

 
 Selected Publications
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  1. Zozzaro-Smith P, Bacak S, Park J, Spall M, Glantz JC, Thornburg LL. Association between obesity during pregnancy and the use of prenatal services. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 May; 123 Suppl 1:80S.
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  2. Hutchinson K, Song K, Hammes S, Thornburg L, Ozcan T, Moalem J, Hou R. Visual vignette. Endocr Pract. 2014 Apr 1; 20(4):378.
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  3. Hackney DN, Olson-Chen C, Thornburg LL. What Do We Know about the Natural Outcomes of Preterm Labour? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Women without Tocolysis in Preterm Labour. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2013 Sep; 27(5):452-60.
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  4. 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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  5. Thornburg LL. Re: Factors affecting feasibility and quality of second-trimester ultrasound scans in obese pregnant women. F. Fuchs, M. Houllier, A. Voulgaropoulos, J.-M. Levaillant, C. Colmant, J. Bouyer, M.-V. Senat. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2013; 41: 40-46. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Jan; 41(1):7.
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  6. 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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  7. Gillespie SM, Thornburg LL, Caprio TV, Medina-Walpole A. Love letters: an anthology of constructive relationship advice shared between junior mentees and their mentors. J Grad Med Educ. 2012 Sep; 4(3):287-9.
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  8. Murphy LA, Thornburg LL, Glantz JC, Wasserman EC, Stanwood NL, Betstadt SJ. Complications of surgical termination of second-trimester pregnancy in obese versus nonobese women. Contraception. 2012 Oct; 86(4):402-6.
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  9. 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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  10. Thornburg LL. Antepartum obstetrical complications associated with obesity. Semin Perinatol. 2011 Dec; 35(6):317-23.
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  11. Durie DE, Thornburg LL, Glantz JC. Effect of second-trimester and third-trimester rate of gestational weight gain on maternal and neonatal outcomes. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Sep; 118(3):569-75.
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  12. Knight KM, Thornburg LL, McNanley AR, Hardy DJ, Vicino D, Glantz JC. The effect of intrapartum clindamycin on vaginal group B streptococcus colony counts. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Jun; 25(6):747-9.
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  13. 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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  14. Vardo JH, Thornburg LL, Glantz JC. Maternal and neonatal morbidity among nulliparous women undergoing elective induction of labor. J Reprod Med. 2011 Jan-Feb; 56(1-2):25-30.
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Thornburg LL, Glantz JC, Caprio TV, Gillespie SM. Professional bankruptcy for the academic physician. J Grad Med Educ. 2010 Sep; 2(3):485-7.
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  18. 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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  19. Yoder SR, Thornburg LL, Bisognano JD. Hypertension in pregnancy and women of childbearing age. Am J Med. 2009 Oct; 122(10):890-5.
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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. Reddy SY, Warner H, Guttuso T, Messing S, DiGrazio W, Thornburg L, Guzick DS. Gabapentin, estrogen, and placebo for treating hot flushes: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Jul; 108(1):41-8.
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  29. Bull LB, Kvigne VL, Leonardson GR, Lacina L, Welty TK. Validation of a self-administered questionnaire to screen for prenatal alcohol use in Northern Plains Indian women. Am J Prev Med. 1999 Apr; 16(3):240-3.
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  30. Kvigne VL, Bull LB, Welty TK, Leonardson GR, Lacina L. Relationship of prenatal alcohol use with maternal and prenatal factors in American Indian women. Soc Biol. 1998 Fall-Winter; 45(3-4):214-22.
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