Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellows

Current Fellows

Meoun Son, MD (First Year)

Meoun Son, MD (First Year)

Dr Son joined Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in July 2014 after completing her residency at Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York.  Her research interest is on universal cervical length screening in women without history of prior preterm delivery and its effect on preterm birth rate.  Her special interests are clinical obstetrics and preterm labor.
Anna Palatnik, MD (Second Year)

Anna Palatnik, MD (Second Year)

Dr. Palatnik joined Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 2013 after finishing her residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin.  Her special interests are clinical obstetrics and preterm labor. Her research interest is the association of subchorionic hematoma with cervical length and preterm birth. 
Lynn Yee, MD, MPH (Third Year)

Lynn Yee, MD, MPH (Third Year)

Dr. Yee completed her residency at thje University of California San Francisco in California and started her Fellowship with Maternal-Fetal Medicine in July 2012. She also completed her Master's in Public Health in 2008. Her interests are in health disparities, decision making in pregnancy, health literacy, and health services research.  Dr. Yee is expected to finish her fellowship in 2015. 

Incoming Fellow

Ann Melissa Dude, MD, Ph.D

Ann Melissa Dude, MD, Ph.D

Dr Dude will join Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in July 2015 after completing her residency at University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.  Her special interest and research are yet to be determined.

Recent Fellows

Emily S. Miller, MD, MPH (2014)

Emily S. Miller, MD, MPH (2014)

Dr. Miller completed her residency at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and started her Fellowship with Maternal-Fetal Medicine in July 2011. She has completed her Master's in Public Health and her special interests include reproductive epidemiology and peripartum mental health.  She joined the MFM faculty in August of 2014 at Northwestern as a WRHR scholar.

Amy S. Wong, MD, MPH (2013)

Dr. Wong completed her residency at Stanford University in California and started her fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine in July, 2010. She is also enrolled in the Northwestern University Program in Public Health to obtain her MPH degree. Her clinical and research interests include ultrasonography and prenatal testing and diagnosis.  Dr. Wong is now a full-time faculty member at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in California.

Catherine Eppes, MD (2012)

Dr. Eppes joined Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine after finishing her residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She was a Fellow in Maternal-Fetal Medicine from 2009-2012. While completing her fellowship, she worked closely with her mentor, Dr. Patricia Garcia on research investigating the interaction of HIV with cervical mucous. Dr. Eppes is now a member of the full-time faculty at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.

Barrett K. Robinson, MD, MPH (2011)

Dr. Robinson comes to Northwestern from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Integrated Residency Program. He began his fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine on July 1, 2008. Though he is passionate about practicing clinical medicine, Dr. Robinson also utilizes his epidemiologic training to conduct research in the areas of abnormal placentation, preterm birth, and obesity in pregnancy.

Whitney You, MD (2010)

Dr. You started her fellowship at Northwestern in June 2007 and combined with a fellowship at NRSA. Her research is presently focused on health literacy and health disparities with regard to adverse obstetric outcomes. Additionally, Dr. you is doing research addressing causes or maternal morbidity and mortality. She is now a full time faculty member at Naval Base, San Diego, California.

Francesca Facco, MD (2009)

Dr. Facco joined the MFM practice at Northwestern in 2009. Dr. Facco's current research interests include sleep disorders and adverse pregnancy outcomes, and the use of MRI to augment standard obstetrical ultrasound in parentally diagnosed congenital anomalies.

Latasha D. Nelson, MD (2008)

Dr. Nelson joined the MFM practice at Northwestern in September, 2008. Her research during fellowship concerned the epigenetics of gestational diabetes mellitus.