Valerie Whiteman, MD

Assoc Professor, College Of Medicine Obstetrics & Gynecology

Division Director Maternal Fetal Medicine, Ob/Gyn, Medicine

Attending Maternal Fetal Medicine, Ob/Gyn, Medicine

Attending Maternal Fetal Medicine, OB/GYN, Medicine, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine

Division Director Maternal Fetal Medicine, OB/GYN, Medicine, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine

Contact Info 2 Tampa General Circle
6th Floor
Tampa, FL 33606

Academic Email: vwhitema@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone: (813) 259-0828

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Education

  • MD, State University Of New York At Buffalo, 1986

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Biomedical Engineering & Nanomedicine
  • Women & Children's Health

Research Interests

  • Pregnancy outcomes with Obesity

Memberships

  • American Telemedicine Association (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine (Diplomate, 1998 - Present)
  • Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine (Member, 1993 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Mogos MF, Salemi JL, Ashley M, Whiteman VE, Salihu HM. Recent trends in placenta accreta in the United States and its impact on maternal-fetal morbidity and healthcare-associated costs, 1998-2011. 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. 29(7) : 1077-82, 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25897639
  • Sinkey RG, Salihu HM, King LM, Paothong A, Louis-Jacques A, Pradhan A, Bruder KL, Zoorob R, Siegel E, Riggs B, Whiteman VE. Homocysteine Levels Are not Related to Telomere Length in Cord Blood Leukocytes of Newborns. American Journal of Perinatology. 33(6) : 552-9, 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26692203
  • Louis-Jacques AF, Salihu HM, King LM, Paothong A, Sinkey RG, Pradhan A, Riggs BM, Siegel EM, Salemi JL, Whiteman VE. A positive association between umbilical cord RBC folate and fetal TL at birth supports a potential for fetal reprogramming. Nutrition Research (New York, N.Y.). 36(7) : 703-9, 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27269132
  • Salihu HM, Mogos MF, Salinas-Miranda AA, Salemi JL, Whiteman VE. National trends in maternal use of opioid drugs among pregnancy-related hospitalizations in the United States, 1998 to 2009. American journal of perinatology. 32(3) : 289-98, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25077473
  • Whiteman VE, Salemi JL, Mejia De Grubb MC, Ashley Cain M, Mogos MF, Zoorob RJ, Salihu HM. Additive effects of Pre-pregnancy body mass index and gestational diabetes on health outcomes and costs. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 23(11) : 2299-308, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26390841
  • Salihu HM, Pradhan A, King L, Paothong A, Nwoga C, Marty PJ, Whiteman V. Impact of intrauterine tobacco exposure on fetal telomere length. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 212(2) : 205.e1-8, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25173189
  • Salihu HM, King L, Patel P, Paothong A, Pradhan A, Louis J, Naik E, Marty PJ, Whiteman V. Association between Maternal Symptoms of Sleep Disordered Breathing and Fetal Telomere Length. Sleep. 38(4) : 559-66, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25325479
  • Whiteman VE, Salemi JL, Mogos MF, Cain MA, Aliyu MH, Salihu HM. Maternal opioid drug use during pregnancy and its impact on perinatal morbidity, mortality, and the costs of medical care in the United States. Journal of pregnancy. 2014: 906723, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25254116
  • Whiteman VE August EM Mogos M Naik E Garba M Sanchez E Weldeselasse HE Salihu HM. Preterm birth in the first pregnancy and risk of neonatal death in the second pregnancy: A propensity score weighted matching approach. Journal of Obstet Gynecol. 24: 1-7, 2014.
  • Salemi JL Whiteman VE August EM Chandler K Mbah AK Salihu HM. Maternal Hepatitis B and C infection and Neonatal neurological Outcomes. Journal of Viral Hepat. 21(11) : e144-e153, 2014.
  • Whiteman VE Zwiebel B Anand A, et al. Staged Management of Placenta Accreta in a Hybrid Operating Room Suite. Obstet Gynecol Cases Rev. 1: 1-2, 2014.
  • Cain MA, Whiteman VE, Buhari MA, Louis JM. Positive interferon-γ release assay leading to a diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis pericarditis in pregnancy. Obstetrics and gynecology. 124(2 Pt 2 Suppl 1) : 475-7, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25004311
  • Cain MA, Guidi CB, Steffensen T, Whiteman VE, Gilbert-Barness E, Johnson DR. Postmortem ultrasonography of the macerated fetus complements autopsy following in utero fetal demise. Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society. 17(3) : 217-20, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24617606
  • Cain MA, Salemi JL, Paul Tanner J, Mogos MF, Kirby RS, Whiteman VE, Salihu HM. Perinatal outcomes and hospital costs in gastroschisis based on gestational age at delivery. Obstetrics and gynecology. 124(3) : 543-50, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25162254
  • August EM, Salihu HM, Biroscak BJ, Rahman S, Bruder K, Whiteman VE. Systematic review on sleep disorders and obstetric outcomes: scope of current knowledge. American journal of perinatology. 30(4) : 323-34, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22893551
  • Mogos MF, Salihu HM, Aliyu MH, Whiteman VE, Sultan DH. Association between reproductive cancer and fetal outcomes: a population-based study. International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society. 23(2) : 218-26, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23314281
  • Mogos MF Salihu HM Aliyu MH Whiteman VE Sultan DH. Association Between Reproductive Cancer and Fetal Outcomes: A Population-Based Study. Int J Gynecol Cancer.. 23(2) : 218-26, 2013.
  • Whiteman VE Abraham S Weldeselasse HE August EM Mbah AK Aliyu MH Salihu HM. Risk Profiles for Poor Birth Outcomes among Infants with Sickle Cell or Thalassemia Disease. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 170(2) : 324-8, 2013.
  • Cain MA, Bornick P, Whiteman V. The maternal, fetal, and neonatal effects of cocaine exposure in pregnancy. Clinical obstetrics and gynecology. 56(1) : 124-32, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23314714
  • Whiteman V, Salinas A, Weldeselasse HE, August EM, Mbah AK, Aliyu MH, Salihu HM. Impact of sickle cell disease and thalassemias in infants on birth outcomes. European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology. 170(2) : 324-8, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23859868
  • Salihu HM Salinas A August EM Mogos MF Weldeselasse H Whiteman VE. Small for gestational age and the risk for infant mortality in the subsequent pregnancy. Ann Epidemiol. 22(11) : 764-71, 2012.
  • Eisbrenner K, Steffensen TS, Whiteman VE, Gilbert-Barness E. De novo translocation t(5;9)(q11.2;p22) associated with hydrops fetalis and cystic hygroma. Fetal and pediatric pathology. 31(2) : 39-42, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22217146
  • Whiteman VE, Salihu HM, Weldeselasse HE, August EM, Alio AP, Marty PJ. Temporal trends in cardiomyopathy in pregnancy and association with feto-infant morbidity outcomes. 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. 25(6) : 627-31, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21777130
  • Salihu HM, Salinas A, August EM, Mogos MF, Weldeselasse H, Whiteman VE. Small size for gestational age and the risk for infant mortality in the subsequent pregnancy. Annals of epidemiology. 22(11) : 764-71, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22858049
  • Salihu HM, Stanley KM, August EM, Weldeselasse H, Mbah AK, Whiteman VE. The association between HIV/AIDS during pregnancy and fetal growth parameters in Florida: a population based study. Current HIV research. 10(6) : 539-45, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22716103
  • Whiteman VE, Crisan L, McIntosh C, Alio AP, Duan J, Marty PJ, Salihu HM. Interpregnancy body mass index changes and risk of stillbirth. Gynecologic and obstetric investigation. 72(3) : 192-5, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21849757
  • Whiteman VE, Aliyu MH, August EM, McIntosh C, Duan J, Alio AP, Salihu HM. Changes in prepregnancy body mass index between pregnancies and risk of gestational and type 2 diabetes. Archives of gynecology and obstetrics. 284(1) : 235-40, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21544736
  • Whiteman VE, McIntosh C, Rao K, Mbah AK, Salihu HM. Interpregnancy BMI change and risk of primary caesarean delivery. Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 31(7) : 589-93, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21973129
  • Aliyu MH, Lynch O, Wilson RE, Alio AP, Kristensen S, Marty PJ, Whiteman VE, Salihu HM. Association between tobacco use in pregnancy and placenta-associated syndromes: a population-based study. Archives of gynecology and obstetrics. 283(4) : 729-34, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20354707
  • Whiteman VE, Rao K, Duan J, Alio A, Marty PJ, Salihu HM. Changes in prepregnancy body mass index between pregnancies and risk of preterm phenotypes. American journal of perinatology. 28(1) : 67-74, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20640971
  • Salihu HM, Weldeselasse HE, Rao K, Marty PJ, Whiteman VE. The impact of obesity on maternal morbidity and feto-infant outcomes among macrosomic infants. 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. 24(9) : 1088-94, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21250914
  • Salihu HM, Alio AP, Belogolovkin V, Aliyu MH, Wilson RE, Reddy UM, Bruder K, Whiteman VE. Prepregnancy obesity and risk of stillbirth in viable twin gestations. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 18(9) : 1795-800, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20057375
  • Mbah AK, Alio AP, Marty PJ, Bruder K, Whiteman VE, Salihu HM. Pre-eclampsia in the first pregnancy and subsequent risk of stillbirth in black and white gravidas. European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology. 149(2) : 165-9, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20080330
  • Hoffman MS, Karlnoski RA, Mangar D, Whiteman VE, Zweibel BR, Lockhart JL, Camporesi EM. Morbidity associated with nonemergent hysterectomy for placenta accreta. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 202(6) : 628.e1-5, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20510963
  • Salihu H, Mbah AK, Alio AP, Kornosky JL, Whiteman VE, Belogolovkin V, Rubin LP. Nulliparity and preterm birth in the era of obesity epidemic. 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. 23(12) : 1444-50, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20482286
  • Salihu HM, Luke S, Alio AP, Wathington D, Mbah AK, Marty PJ, Whiteman VE. The super-obese mom and ethnic disparities in preterm birth The Journal of the National Medical Association. 11(101) : 1125-1131, 2009.
  • Grotegut CA, Tatineni H, Dandolu V, Whiteman VE, Katari S, Geifman-Holtzman O. Obstetric outcomes with a false-positive one-hour glucose challenge test by the Carpenter-Coustan criteria. 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. 21(5) : 315-20, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18446658
  • Homko CJ, Santamore WP, Whiteman V, Bower M, Berger P, Geifman-Holzman O, Bove AA. Use of an internet-based telemedicine system to manage underserved women with gestational diabetes Diabetes Technol Ther. 3(9) : 297-306, 2007.
  • Fagan J, Bernd E, Whiteman V. Adolescent fathers’ parenting stress, social support, and involvement with infants Journal of Research on Adolescence. 1(17) : 1-22, 2007.
  • Davidson, A, Whiteman V. Gaynor JW. Fetal Cardiac diverticulum Fetal Cardiac diverticulum. 4(113) : e56, 2006.
  • Grotegut CA, Dandolu V, Katari S, Whiteman VE, Geifman-Holtzman O, Teitelman M. Baking soda pica: a case of hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis and rhabdomyolysis in pregnancy. Obstetrics and gynecology. 107(2 Pt 2) : 484-6, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16449158
  • Fagan J, Barnett M, Bernd E, Whiteman V. Prenatal involvement of adolescent unmarried fathers Fathering. 3(1) : 283-301, 2003.
  • Reece EA, Leguizamon G, Silva J, Whiteman V, Smith D. Intensive interventional maternity care reduces infant morbidity and hospital costs Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 3(11) : 204-210, 2002.
  • Hillebrand L, Harmanli O, Whiteman VE, Khandelwal M. Urinary tract infections in pregnant women with bacterial vaginosis Am J Ob/Gyn. 5(186) : 916-917, 2002.
  • Wasik TJ, Wierzbicki A, Whiteman VE, Trinchieri G, Lischner HW, Kozbor D. Association between HIV-specific T helper responses and CTL activities in pediatric AIDS. European journal of immunology. 30(1) : 117-27, 2000. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10602033
  • Wasik TJ, Bratosiewicz J, Wierzbicki A, Whiteman VE, Rutstein RR, Starr SE, Douglas SD, Kaufman D, Sison AV, Polansky M, Lischner HW, Kozbor D. Protective role of beta-chemokines associated with HIV-specific Th responses against perinatal HIV transmission. Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 162(7) : 4355-64, 1999. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10201969
  • Whiteman VE, Homko CJ, Reece EA. Management of hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy. Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America. 23(1) : 87-107, 1996. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8684786
  • Whiteman VE, Reece EA. Prenatal diagnosis of major congenital malformations. Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology. 6(5) : 459-67, 1994. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7827278
  • Mastrogiannis DS, Whiteman VE, Mamopoulos M, Salameh WA. Acute endocrinopathies during pregnancy. Clinical obstetrics and gynecology. 37(1) : 78-92, 1994. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8194218
  • Meyer WJ, Benton SL, Hoon TJ, Gauthier DW, Whiteman VE. Acute myocardial infarction associated with prostaglandin E2. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 165(2) : 359-60, 1991. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1872338

Positions Held

  • Attending Perinatologist, Interim Director MFM (OB/GYN, Medicine, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine 2009 - 2013)
  • Assistant Professor, Attending Perinatologist (OB/GYN/YS, Medicine, Temple University Hospital 1992 - 2007)
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellow (OB/GYN, Medicine, University of Illinois 1990 - 1992)
  • OB/GYN Resident (OB/GYN, Medicine, SUNY Health Science Center of Brooklyn 1986 - 1990)

Awards/Honors

  • Member (American Telemedicine Society - 2008)
  • Diplomate ABOG and Maternal Fetal Medicine (ABOG - 1998)
  • Diplomate American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG - 1993)
  • Member (Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine - 1991)