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 Jul 11
Best CM, Pressman EK, Cao C, Cooper E, Guillet R, Yost OL, Galati J, Kent TR, O'Brien KO. "Maternal iron status during pregnancy compared with neonatal iron status better predicts placental iron transporter expression in humans." FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2016 Jul 11; Epub 2016 Jul 11.
2016 Jul
Thornburg LL, Queenan R, Brandt-Griffith B, Pressman EK. "Procalcitonin for prediction of chorioamnionitis in preterm premature rupture of membranes." The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians. 2016 Jul; 29(13):2056-61. Epub 2015 Aug 28.
2016 Jun
McAleavey SA, Parker KJ, Ormachea J, Wood RW, Stodgell CJ, Katzman PJ, Pressman EK, Miller RK. "Shear Wave Elastography in the Living, Perfused, Post-Delivery Placenta." Ultrasound in medicine & biology. 2016 Jun; 42(6):1282-8. Epub 2016 Mar 19.
2016 Jun
Blackmore ER, Putnam FW, Pressman EK, Rubinow DR, Putnam KT, Matthieu MM, Gilchrist MA, Jones I, O'Connor TG. "The Effects of Trauma History and Prenatal Affective Symptoms on Obstetric Outcomes." Journal of traumatic stress. 2016 Jun; 29(3):245-52.
2016 May
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. 2016 May; 23(5):613-22. 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