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 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 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 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

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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2016 Jan
Lee S, Guillet R, Cooper EM, Westerman M, Orlando M, Kent T, Pressman E, O'Brien KO. "Prevalence of anemia and associations between neonatal iron status, hepcidin, and maternal iron status among neonates born to pregnant adolescents." Pediatric research. 2016 Jan; 79(1-1):42-8. Epub 2015 Sep 18.
2015 Nov
Zozzaro-Smith PE, Bushway ME, Gerber SA, Hebert D, Pressman EK, Lord EM, Miller RK, Murphy SP. "Whole mount immunofluorescence analysis of placentas from normotensive versus preeclamptic pregnancies." Placenta. 2015 Nov; 36(11):1310-7. Epub 2015 Sep 10.
2015 Nov
Thomas CE, Guillet R, Queenan RA, Cooper EM, Kent TR, Pressman EK, Vermeylen FM, Roberson MS, O'Brien KO. "Vitamin D status is inversely associated with anemia and serum erythropoietin during pregnancy." The American journal of clinical nutrition. 2015 Nov; 102(5):1088-95. Epub 2015 Oct 07.
2015 Oct
Bacak SJ, Olson-Chen C, Pressman E. "Timing of induction of labor." Seminars in perinatology. 2015 Oct; 39(6):450-8. Epub 2015 Sep 02.
2015 Sep 29
Cao C, Pressman EK, Cooper EM, Guillet R, Westerman M, O'Brien KO. "Prepregnancy Body Mass Index and Gestational Weight Gain Have No Negative Impact on Maternal or Neonatal Iron Status." Reproductive sciences. 2015 Sep 29; Epub 2015 Sep 29.

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