Jerome Yankowitz, MD

Chair, College Of Medicine Obstetrics & Gynecology

Chair & Professor, College Of Medicine Obstetrics & Gynecology

Professor Emeritus, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Iowa, College of Medicine

Professor & Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida

Contact Info 2 Tampa General Circle
Sixth Floor
Tampa, FL 33606

Academic Email: jyankowi@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone: (813) 259-8514

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Education

  • MD, OB/GYN, S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine, 1986

Memberships

  • American Gynecological & Obstetrical Society (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (Member, 1998 - Present)
  • Society of Perinatal Obstetricians (Member, 1996 - Present)
  • American Fertility Society (Member, 1994 - Present)
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (Felloe, 1994 - Present)
  • Great Plains Organization (Member, 1993 - Present)
  • American Society of Human Genetics (Member, 1992 - Present)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (Member, 1986 - Present)
  • Society of Perinatal Obstetricians (Associate Member, 1992 - 1996)
  • American Fertility Society (Associate Member, 1987 - 1994)

Recent Publications

  • Yankowitz, J. Pharmacologic treatment of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy. The Journal of perinatal & neonatal nursing. 18(3) : 230-40http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15478474
  • Harland, KK.Saftlas, AF.Wallis, AB.Yankowitz, J.Triche, EW.Zimmerman, MB. Correction of systematic bias in ultrasound dating in studies of small-for-gestational-age birth: an example from the Iowa Health in Pregnancy Study. American journal of epidemiology. 176(5) : 443-55, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22886591
  • Santillan, M.Santillan, D.Fleener, D.Stegmann, B.Zamba, G.Hunter, S.Yankowitz, J. Single umbilical artery: Does side matter? Fetal diagnosis and therapy. 32(3) : 201-8, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22678110
  • Moore, JS.Teefey, P.Rao, K.Berlowitz, MS.Chae, SH.Yankowitz, J. Maternal arrhythmia: a case report and review of the literature. Obstetrical & gynecological survey. 67(5) : 298-312, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22624778
  • Rao, KP.Belogolovkin, V.Yankowitz, J.Spinnato, JA. Abnormal placentation: evidence-based diagnosis and management of placenta previa, placenta accreta, and vasa previa. Obstetrical & gynecological survey. 67(8) : 503-19, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22926275
  • Shamshirsaz, AA.Yankowitz, J.Rijhsinghani, A.Greiner, A.Holstein, SA.Niebyl, JR. Severe lead poisoning caused by use of health supplements presenting as acute abdominal pain during pregnancy. Obstetrics and gynecology. 114(2 Pt 2) : 448-50, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19622956
  • Kamen, B.Karwal, MA.Yankowitz, J. Hemolysis and elevated transaminases imitating severe preeclampsia. Obstetrics and gynecology. 113(2 Pt 2) : 545-7, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19155951
  • Cohen, AW.Hill, W.Parer, JT.Ogburn, P.Stiller, R.Yankowitz, J.Amon, E.Ferguson, JE. Re: Professional liability payments in obstetrics and gynecology. Obstetrics and gynecology. 110(1) : 186; author reply 186-7, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17601918
  • Keppler-Noreuil, K.Gorton, S.Foo, F.Yankowitz, J.Keegan, C. Prenatal ascertainment of OEIS complex/cloacal exstrophy - 15 new cases and literature review. American journal of medical genetics. Part A. 143A(18) : 2122-8, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17702047
  • Cohen, AW.Hill, W.Parer, JT.Ogburn, P.Stiller, R.Yankowitz, J.Amon, E.Ferguson, JE. Professional liability payments in obstetrics and gynecology. Obstetrics and gynecology. 108(1) : 207; author reply 208, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16816079
  • Smith, EM.Ritchie, JM.Yankowitz, J.Wang, D.Turek, LP.Haugen, TH. HPV prevalence and concordance in the cervix and oral cavity of pregnant women. Infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology. 12(2) : 45-56, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15739817
  • Kesler, SR.Garrett, A.Bender, B.Yankowitz, J.Zeng, SM.Reiss, AL. Amygdala and hippocampal volumes in Turner syndrome: a high-resolution MRI study of X-monosomy. Neuropsychologia. 42(14) : 1971-8, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15381027
  • Zeng, SM.Murray, JC.Widness, JA.Strauss, RG.Yankowitz, J. Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the thrombopoietin-receptor gene, but not the thrombopoietin gene, with differences in platelet count. American journal of hematology. 77(1) : 12-21, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15307100
  • Tran, ND.Hunter, SK.Yankowitz, J. Oral hypoglycemic agents in pregnancy. Obstetrical & gynecological survey. 59(6) : 456-63; quiz 485, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15167767
  • Smith, EM.Ritchie, JM.Yankowitz, J.Swarnavel, S.Wang, D.Haugen, TH.Turek, LP. Human papillomavirus prevalence and types in newborns and parents: concordance and modes of transmission. Sexually transmitted diseases. 31(1) : 57-62, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14695959
  • Andrews, JI.Diekema, DJ.Yankowitz, J. Prenatal testing for infectious disease. Clinics in laboratory medicine. 23(2) : 295-315, viii, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12848446
  • El-Khoury, GY.Madsen, MT.Blake, ME.Yankowitz, J. A new pregnancy policy for a new era. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 181(2) : 335-40, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12876007
  • Zeng, S.Patil, SR.Yankowitz, J. Prenatal detection of mosaic trisomy 1q due to an unbalanced translocation in one fetus of a twin pregnancy following in vitro fertilization: a postzygotic error. American journal of medical genetics. Part A. 120A(4) : 464-9, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12884423
  • Kesler, SR.Blasey, CM.Brown, WE.Yankowitz, J.Zeng, SM.Bender, BG.Reiss, AL. Effects of X-monosomy and X-linked imprinting on superior temporal gyrus morphology in Turner syndrome. Biological psychiatry. 54(6) : 636-46, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/13129659
  • Zeng, SM.Yankowitz, J.Widness, JA.Strauss, RG. Sequence-based polymorphisms in members of the apoptosis Bcl-2 gene family and their association with hematocrit level. The journal of gender-specific medicine : JGSM : the official journal of the Partnership for Women's Health at Columbia. 6(4) : 36-42, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14714449
  • Hansen, WF.Yankowitz, J. Pharmacologic therapy for medical disorders during pregnancy. Clinical obstetrics and gynecology. 45(1) : 136-52, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11862065
  • Zeng, SM.Yankowitz, J.Murray, JC. Conjoined twins in a monozygotic triplet pregnancy: prenatal diagnosis and X-inactivation. Teratology. 66(6) : 278-81, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12486760
  • D'Hooghe, TM.Yankowitz, J. Endometriosis, tampons and orgasm during menstruation: science, press and patient organizations. Gynecologic and obstetric investigation. 54(2) : 61-2, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12566742
  • Brown, WE.Kesler, SR.Eliez, S.Warsofsky, IS.Haberecht, M.Patwardhan, A.Ross, JL.Neely, EK.Zeng, SM.Yankowitz, J.Reiss, AL. Brain development in Turner syndrome: a magnetic resonance imaging study. Psychiatry research. 116(3) : 187-96, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12477602
  • Cooper, CS.Andrews, JI.Hansen, WF.Yankowitz, J. Antenatal hydronephrosis: evaluation and outcome. Current urology reports. 3(2) : 131-8, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12084205
  • Hladky, K.Yankowitz, J.Hansen, WF. Placental abruption. Obstetrical & gynecological survey. 57(5) : 299-305, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11997676
  • Ellison, JW.Tekin, M.Sikes, KS.Yankowitz, J.Shapiro, L.Rappold, GA.Neely, KE. Molecular characterization of a ring X chromosome in a male with short stature. Human genetics. 110(4) : 322-6, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11941480
  • Petersen, LA.Lindner, DS.Kleiber, CM.Zimmerman, MB.Hinton, AT.Yankowitz, J. Factors that predict low hematocrit levels in the postpartum patient after vaginal delivery. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 186(4) : 737-44, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11967500
  • Hansen, WF.Cooper, CS.Yankowitz, J. Ureterocele causing anhydramnios successfully treated with percutaneous decompression. Obstetrics and gynecology. 99(5 Pt 2) : 953-6, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11975973
  • Zlatnik, FJ.Yankowitz, J.Whitham, J.Burmeister, LF. Vaginal ultrasound as an adjunct to cervical digital examination in women at risk of early delivery. Gynecologic and obstetric investigation. 51(1) : 12-6, 2001. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11150868
  • Zeng, SM.Yankowitz, J.Widness, JA.Strauss, RG. Etiology of differences in hematocrit between males and females: sequence-based polymorphisms in erythropoietin and its receptor. The journal of gender-specific medicine : JGSM : the official journal of the Partnership for Women's Health at Columbia. 4(1) : 35-40, 2001. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11324238
  • Ewart-Toland, A.Yankowitz, J.Winder, A.Imagire, R.Cox, VA.Aylsworth, AS.Golabi, M. Oculoauriculovertebral abnormalities in children of diabetic mothers. American journal of medical genetics. 90(4) : 303-9, 2000. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10710228
  • Bigner, DR.Rijhsinghani, A.Yankowitz, J. Congenital fiber-type disproportion presenting antenatally with clubfoot and hydramnios. Gynecologic and obstetric investigation. 49(4) : 275-6, 2000. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10828713
  • Ely, JW.Yankowitz, J.Bowdler, NC. Evaluation of pregnant women exposed to respiratory viruses. American family physician. 61(10) : 3065-74, 2000. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10839556
  • Eitel, DR.Yankowitz, J.Ely, JW. Videotaping obstetric procedures. Assessment of obstetricians and family physicians. Archives of family medicine. 9(1) : 89-91, 2000. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10664650

Positions Held

  • Director (Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Unit, University of Iowa, College of Medicine 1996 - 2011)
  • Professor (Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Iowa College of Medicine 2003 - 2011)
  • Director (Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program, University of Iowa, College of Medicine 1998 - 2011)
  • Director (Perinatal Outreach Programs, University of Iowa, College of Medicine 1996 - 2011)
  • Director (Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Iowa, College of Medicine 1998 - 2003)
  • Associate Professor (Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Iowa, College of Medicine 1998 - 2003)
  • Assistant Professor (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa, College of Medicine 1993 - 1998)

Awards/Honors

  • Recipient, Louis M Hellman, MD (Master Teachers Award in Obstetrics - 2011)
  • Full Member (Society for Gynecologic Investigation - 2003)
  • Institutional Leadership (Development Program - 2002)
  • Associate Member (Society for Gynecologic Investigation - 2000)
  • Member (Perinatal Research Society - 2000)
  • Paper Writing Contest (John Hopkins Division of Gynecologic Oncology - 1989)
  • Ronge Price SUNY (Downstate Medical Center - 1986)
  • William and Raynore (Engle Scholarship - 1983)