August 29, 2016

Christy Pearce, MD Curriculum Vitae

Southern Colorado MFM

6071 East Woodmen Road
Colorado Springs. CO 80923

(719) 622-3442

Christy Pearce MD

EDUCATION

8/1997-6/2001
Samfond University
BS, Biochemistry
Graduated: Summa Cum Laude
Birmingham, AL

8/2001-6l2005
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Birmingham. AL

7/2005-6/2009
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Erlanger Medical Center
lntemship and Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chattanooga, TN

7/2009-8/2011
University of Kentucky
Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Graduate Certificate
Lexington, KY

7/2009-5/2012
University of Kentucky
Center for Clinical and Transitional Science
Master of Science
Lexington, KY

7/2009-6/2012
University of Kentucky
Fellowship in Matemal-Fetal Medicine
Lexington. KY

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

2014 Board Certification Maternal Fetal Medicine

2013-Currnet Board Certification General Obstetrics and Gynecology

2007-Current Tennessee Medical License

2009-Current Kentucky Medical License

2009-Current DEA Registration

2012-Current Nuchal Translucency Quality Review Program Credentialed

2005-Current BLS, ACLS

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

7/2009-6I2012 Clinical instructor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

8/201 2-12/2014 Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

EMPLOYMENT

7/2009-6/2012
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
Lexington, KY

8/2012-12/2014
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2005-2009
Tennessee Medical Association

2005-present
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Program representative to District VII, 2006-2009
Junior Fellow Member, 2005-2012
FA COG 2013

2008-present
Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Intramural Activities:

2012 TOLAC policy committee

8/2012- 12/2014
Labor and Delivery Peripartum QA committee

Extramural Activities:

6/2000-8/2000
Hfipital Evangelique
Malnutrition epidemiology research
Traveling health clinics
Benin, West Africa

6/2009-7/2009
Howard Hughes Medical Program
Louisiana State University
School of Veterinary Medicine
Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine
Baton Rouge, LA

3/2010-present
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ad Hoc reviewer
2012 Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis
Ad Hoc reviewer

2010-2012
Perinatal Quality and Safety Committee
University of Kentucky

Special Awards and Recognition:

 

 

1997-2001
Presidential and Lead Scholar
Samford University
Birmingham, AL

8/1999-11/1999
lntemship with Dr. Guy O'Keeffe
London, England

1999
Phi Kappa Phi
National Academic Honor Society
Samford University
Birmingham, AL

2002
Peabody Anatomy Fellow
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL

2003
Louise and HP Johnston Scholarship
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL

2005
Alpha Omega Alpha
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Binningham. AL

2005
Pathology Honor Society
Association of Pathology Chairs
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Binningham, AL

2006
Honorable Mention
ACOG Annual Research Presentations
Tennessee Section of ACOG

2007
First Place Poster Presentation
Erlanger Medical Center
Resident Research Week
Chattanooga, TN

10/2009
Best Attending Educator
Department of OBIGYN
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

 

RESEARCH PROGRAM

Prolactin Derived Vasoinhibins in Pregnancy
Cardiac Dysfunction in Preeclampsia

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Articles in referred journals:

1. Pearce C, Torres C, Stallings SP. Adair CD. Kipikasa JH, Brlery C, Fody E. Elective appendectomy at the time cesarean section; a randomized controlled trial.” Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Nov;199(5):491.e1-5. Epub 2008 May 19.

2. Wolfe L, DePasquale S, Adair CD. Torres C, Stallings S, Brlery C, Pearce C. “Robotic-asslsted Laparoscopic Placement of Transabdominal Cerclage During Pregnancy." Am J Perinatol. 2005 Nov:25(10):653-5. Epub 2008 October 8

3. Pearce C, Wolfe L, Breen M. DePasquaIe S. “Physician knowledge and opinions about sexually transmitted infections and the human papillomavirus vaccine: a community based survey.” Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association. 2009 March:102(3):33-35.42.

4. Pearce C, Torres C, Briery C. Reply Corrected Proof, 23 March 2009. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology DOI: 10.1016lj.ajog.2009.01.042.

5. Garabedian MJ, Williams CM, Pearce CF, Lain KY, Hansen WF. “Extreme Morbid Obesity and Labor Outcome in Nulliparous Women at Term.” Am J Perinatol, Epub Oct; 28(9) June 2011.

6. Pearce CF. Hansen WF. “Headache and Neurological Disease in Pregnancy." Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Sep;55(3):810-28.

7. Pearce, CF, Lain, K, Hansen, WF. Curry, T, O'Brien, JM. “T he Use of Digital Peripheral Artery Tonometry to Detect Endothelial Dysfunction in Pregnant Women Who Smoke." Am J Perinatol March 2013.

Abstracts, Oral, and Poster Presentations:

1. Pearce C. Wolfe L, Breen M, DePasquale 8. "Physician knowledge and opinions about sexually transmitted infections and the human papillomavirus vaccine: a community based survey." Oral Presentation at the Tennessee Section of ACOG Annual Meeting. Nashville,
TN; October 2006.

2. Pearce C, Torres 0. Stallings SP, Adair CD. Kipikasa JH, Briery C, Fody E. “Elective appendectomy at the time of cesarean section; a randomized controlled trial.:" Poster presented at the Society for Matemal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA;
February 2007.

3. Pearce C, Wolfe L, Breen M, DePasquale S. "Physician knowledge and opinions about sexually transmitted Infections and the human papillomavirus vaccine: a community based survey." Poster presented at Erianger Medical Center, University of Tennessee College of
Medicine Resident Research Week. First Place Poster Presentation, Chattanooga, TN; May 2007.

4. Pearce C, DePasquale S, Breen JM. “Occult Rupture of the Mature Cystic Teratoma Mimicking Ovarian Carcinoma. A Case Report and Review of the Literature.” Poster presented at Erianger Medical Center, University of Tennessee College of Medicine Resident Research Week, Chattanooga, TN; April 2008

5. Pearce C, Lain K, Garabedian M, Hansen W. “Endothelial function as measured by digital artery tonometry in pregnant women who smoke." Poster presented at the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL; February 2010.

6. Pearce C, Lain K. Garabedian M, Hansen W. Endothelial function as measured by digital artery tonometry and biochemical markers of cardiovascular risk in pregnant women with gestational diabetes." Poster presented at the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL; February 2010.

7. Pearce C, Lain K, Garabedian M, Epstein R, Duong HL, Cuny T, Hansen W. "Reproductibility of digital pulse amplitude testing of endothelial function in pregnancy." Poster presented at the Society for Gynecologic Investigation Annual Meeting, Miami, FL;
March 2011.

8. Pearce C, Lain K, Al-Alem L, Epstein R, Mast S, O'Brien J, Playforth K, Hansen W. Cuny T. Level of Nicotine Exposure is Not Associated with Human Semm Cathepsin-D Activity in Mid-Gestation. Poster presented at the Society for Gynecologic I nvestigation Annual Meeting.
San Diego, CA; March 2012.

9. Pearce C, McGehee D, Epstein R, Mast S, Playforth K, Hansen W, O'Brien J. What Clinical Variables Predict the Onset of Cardiac Dysfunction in Preeclampsia? Poster presented at the Society for Gynecologic Investigation Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA;
March 2012.

10. Epstein R, Pearce C, Masts, Pearson K, Playforth K, O'Brien J. Changes in Leptin Concentration in Gestational Diabetes vs. Non-Diabetic Controls: A Longitudinal Assessment Antepartum and Postpartum. Poster presented at the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, San Diego, CA; March 2012.

11. Mast S, Pearce C. Epstein R, Playforth K, Lain K, Pearson K. Omentin as a Marker of Abnormal Glucose Metabolism in Pregnancy. Poster presented at the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX; February 2012.

12. Pearce CF, Al-Alem, L. O'Bn'en J, Lain K, Prolactin derived vasoinhibins are associated with inflammation in mid-gestation. Poster presented at Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, February 2013.

13. Pearce CF, Al-Alem L, O'Brien JM, Lain KY, Hansen WF, Cuny, TE, Prolactin derived Vasoinhiblns are associated with endothelial dysfunction in mid-gestation. Poster presented at Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 2014.

14. Pearce CF, Dhaliwal, GS, Kelhanian M, Mast SH, Pollock Rl, O'Brien JM, Hansen WF, Bailey, AL. Speckle tracking for cardiac strain in associated with preeclampsia severity. Poster presented at the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans. LA. February 2014.

15. Pearce CF, Mast SH, Pollock RI, O'Brien JM, Hansen WF, Curry TE. Cathepsin D Activity is associated with severity of preeclampsia. Poster presented at the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 2014.

16. Scantlebury DC, Pearce CF, Hayes SN, Bailey AL. Multiparity is a Risk Factor for Atrial Fibrillation. Poster presented at the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 2014.

17. Pearce CF, Dhaliwal GS, Keihanian M, MastSH, Pollack RI, O'Brien JM. Hansen WF, CunyTE, BaileyAL. Cathepsin D Activity and PIGF Ratio is Associated with Echocardiographic Cardiac Dysfunction in Preeclampsia. Oral presentation at the lntemational Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 2014.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS AND INVITED LECTURES

“Antenatal Testing.“ 40'“ Vanderbilt Annual High Risk Obstetrics Seminar, NashvilIe,TN,
December 201 4.

“Neurology and Obstetrics." Neurology Lecture Series, Vanderbilt University, November
201 4.

“Headache in Pregnancy.” OBIGYN Resident Lecture Series. Department of OBIGYN,
Vanderbilt University. June 2014.

“CREOG Review for MFM." OBIGYN Resident Lecture Series, Department of OBIGYN,
Vanderbilt University, January 2014.

“Prolactin Derived Vasoinhibins in Pregnancy." Research Update, Department of OBIGYN,
Vanderbilt University, August 2013.

"Neuroiogic Disability in Pregnancy.” Grand Rounds, Department of OBIGYN, Vanderbilt
University, January 2013.

“Prolactin Derived Vasoinhlbins and Inflammation in Mid-Gestation." Grand Rounds,
Department of OBIGYN, University of Kentucky. May 2012

"Stillbirth." OBIGYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine Neonatology Lecture Series. University of
Kentucky, February 2012 and March 2012.

“Complications of Pregnancy.” Guest Lecture, Physician Assistant Studies Curriculum,
University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences, March 2012.

“Complications of Labor and Delivery.” Guest Lecture, Physician Assistant Studies Curriculum,
University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences. March 2012.

"Neurologic Disability in Pregnancy." Grand Rounds, Department of OBIGYN, University of
Florida. September 2011.

"Skeletal Dysplasia." Maternal Fetal Medicine Neonatology Lecture Series, University of Kentucky, July 2011.

"Dandy-Walker Malformation.” Matemal Fetal Medicine Neonatology Lecture Series, University of Kentucky, May 2011.

“Maternal Serum Screening: Beyond Aneuploidy." OB/GYN Resident Lecture Series, University of Kentucky, April 2011.

"First Trimester Ultrasound." OB/GYN Resident Lecture Series, University of Kentucky, October 2010.

“Rhesus Alloimmunization." Maternal Fetal Medicine Neonatology Lecture Series, University of Kentucky, March 2010.

“Fetal Heart Views: Identiijying Transposition of the Great Arteries and Tetralogy of Fallot." Maternal Fetal Medicine

“Thrombophilia in Pregnancy.” OB/GYN Resident Lecture Series, University of Kentucky, February 2010.

"GBS in Pregnancy.” OB/GYN Resident Lecture Series, University of Kentucky January 2010.