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Eva K. Pressman, M.D.

(Pronouns: she/her/hers)

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 487-3350

Administrative: (585) 275-5201

Office: (585) 275-5201

Fax: (585) 275-7366

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Biography

Dr. Pressman is currently The Henry A. Thiede Professor and Chair of The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Rochester. She formerly served as 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
Nutrition and metabolism in pregnancy
Preterm Birth
Premature rupture of membranes
Antioxidants and the strength of the chorioamnion

Professional Background

Dr. Pressman is currently The Henry A. Thiede Professor and Chair of The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Rochester. She formerly served as 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
Nutrition and metabolism in pregnancy
Preterm Birth
Premature rupture of membranes
Antioxidants and the strength of the chorioamnion

Research

Dr. Pressman is currently The Henry A. Thiede Professor and Chair of The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Rochester. She formerly served as 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
Nutrition and metabolism in pregnancy
Preterm Birth
Premature rupture of membranes
Nutrient metabolism in pregnancy

Credentials

Specialties

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

Education

1988
MD | Duke University School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1994
Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital

07/01/1989 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Johns Hopkins Hospital

07/01/1988 - 06/30/1989
Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Awards

2006
National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education
Sponsor: ACOG

1998
Faculty Appreciation Award
Sponsor: Johns Hopkins OB/Gyn Residency
Location: Baltimore, MD

1997
National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education
Sponsor: CREOG

1991 - 1992
Administrative Chief Resident
Sponsor: Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore, MD

1988
Ishiyaku Euro-American Award
Sponsor: Duke University
Location: Durham, NC

1988
American Medical Women's Association Award
Sponsor: Duke University
Location: Durham, NC

1988
Merck Manual Award
Sponsor: Duke University
Location: Durham, NC

1984
Department of Engineering Research Award
Sponsor: Brown University
Location: Providence, RI

1980
United Technologies Merit Scholarship
Sponsor: United Technologies

1980
New York State Regents Scholarship

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Publications

Journal Articles

8/10/2021
Todhunter L, Hogan-Roy M, Pressman EK. "Complications of Pregnancy in Adolescents." Seminars in reproductive medicine.. 2021 Aug 10; Epub 2021 Aug 10.

6/3/2021
Delaney KM, Guillet R, Pressman EK, Ganz T, Nemeth E, O'Brien KO. "Umbilical Cord Erythroferrone Is Inversely Associated with Hepcidin, but Does Not Capture the Most Variability in Iron Status of Neonates Born to Teens Carrying Singletons and Women Carrying Multiples." The Journal of nutrition.. 2021 Jun 3; Epub 2021 Jun 03.

5/12/2021
Delaney KM, Guillet R, Pressman EK, Ganz T, Nemeth E, O'Brien KO. "Serum Erythroferrone During Pregnancy Is Related to Erythropoietin but Does Not Predict the Risk of Anemia." The Journal of nutrition.. 2021 May 12; Epub 2021 May 12.

Books & Chapters

2018
Chapter Title: Approach to Delivery in the Patient with Neurologic Disease
Book Title: Neurological Diseases and Pregnancy: A Coordinated Care Model for Best Management
Author List: Link, HM and Pressman, EK
Published By: Oxford University Press 2018

2013
Chapter Title: Ultrasound evaluation for fetal anemia
Book Title: Ultrasound Clinics, Obstetric and Gynecologic Ultrasound
Author List: Pressman, EK
Edited By: Eva Pressman, MD
Published By: Elsevier 2013

2013
Chapter Title: Baseline and Variability
Book Title: Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring: Pathophysiology and Practice
Author List: Pressman, EK.
Edited By: Thornburg LL, Glantz JC, Giffie C, Woods JR
Published By: Peri-FACTS Academy 2013

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