Valerie Whiteman, MD

Assoc Professor, College Of Medicine Obstetrics & Gynecology

College Of Medicine Obstetrics & Gynecology

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

  • 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 - Accepted for publication 2013.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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)