Faculty across several disciplines at USF Health earned National Institutes of Health funding to streamline prenatal, obstetric, pediatric, treatment, behavioral and community health care for patients with opioid use disorder.
Co-principal investigators for the HD2A R61/R33 grant are Kimberly Fryer, MD, MSCR, assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, and Jennifer Marshall, PhD, CPH, associate professor in the USF Health College of Public Health, and fellow in the Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center.
Read more about this NIH grant here.
If there is a complication during your pregnancy, if you have certain chronic conditions and are pregnant, or if you become sick during your pregnancy, you will want to turn to a maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) specialist.
These physicians have advanced knowledge and training in complications during pregnancy, including medical, surgical, obstetrical, fetal and genetic. The added training helps both mother and baby experience the best outcomes possible.
USF Health’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine experts provide state-of-the-art management of high-risk pregnancies. This comprehensive and advanced care includes access to board-certified physician specialists and experienced, compassionate high-risk obstetrics nurses and medical assistants who provide specialized care for mothers whose pregnancies are complicated by illness or fetal abnormality.
We also offer complete care for diabetes, hypertension (high-blood pressure), and many other conditions that can complicate pregnancy, if left unmanaged.
As part of an academic medical center, we collaborate with specialists across USF Health, including geneticists, pediatricians, and patient educators and counselors, giving you access to the most advanced care available in the region.
The USF Health MFM team can offer you and your baby highly specialized care, services, diagnostic tools, and treatments that are unique to this region and the nation including:
Unique to our team are several other highly specialized services and experts, including:
For more information on locations for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, click here.
For more information to refer a Maternal-Fetal Medicine patient, click here.