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Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellows

Current Fellows

Saba H Berhie, MD

Third Year

Dr. Berhie joined Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 2018 after finishing her residency at the Brigham and Women's and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA.   Her special interests and research thesis is focused on Third trimester HIV testing:  exploring adherences to Illinois state law. Dr. Berhie is due to complete her fellowship in July 2021

Irina Rozin Cassimatis, MD

Second Year

Dr. Cassimatis joined Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in July 2019 after finishing her residency at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Her special interest and research are yet to be determined.  Dr. Cassimatis is due to complete her fellowship in July 2022.

Stephanie Fisher, MD

Dr. Fisher joined Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in July 2020 after finishing her residency at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis.  Her special interest and research are to be determined.  Dr. Fisher is due to complete her fellowship in July 2023.

Recent Fellows

Ashish Premkumar, MD, MPH

Ashish Premkumar, M.D., started his training in July 2017 after completing a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of California, San Francisco. His particular interest is in perinatal substance abuse, preeclampsia, and bioethical concerns in perinatal health. Dr. Premkumar also completed graduate training in cultural anthropology at The Graduate School at Northwestern University, with a focus on the intersection of perinatal substance abuse and socioeconomic marginalization. He will be a full-time faculty attending in the OBGYN department at John H. Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL starting August 2020.

Nevert Badreldin, MD, MS

Dr. Badreldin joined Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in July of 2016 after she completed her residency at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Her special interests are in clinical obstetrics and preterm labor, and her research and thesis during fellowship was focused on Postpartum opiod prescribing practices and patient utilization.  Dr. Badreldin completed her fellowship in July of 2019 and has joined the Maternal-Fetal Medicine faculty at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.

Ann Melissa Dude, MD, Ph.D

Dr Dude joined Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in July 2015 after completing her residency at University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.  Her special interest are clinical obstetrics and preterm labor.  Her thesis and research interest during fellowship focused on the Inter-delivery weight gain and risk of cesarean delivery following prior vaginal birth.  Dr. Dude completed her fellowship in 2018 and has joined the MFM faculty at the University Of Chicago, Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Chicago, IL.

Moeun Son, MD, MSCI

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 thesis during fellowship focused on universal cervical length screening in women without history of prior preterm delivery and its association with the preterm birth rate.  She was also awarded a Friends of Prentice Foundation grant to conduct a double-blind randomized clinical trial comparing high-dose and low-dose oxytocin regimens for labor augmentation in nulliparous women.  With the full support of the department, she earned her MSCI degree from the Northwestern Graduate School during her fellowship.  Dr. Son completed her fellowship in June 2017 and has joined the MFM faculty at Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, IL.

Anna Palatnik, MD

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.  Dr. Palatnik completed her fellowship in 2016 and is now a full-time faculty member in the Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical College of Wisconsin.

Lynn Yee, MD, MPH

Dr. Yee completed her residency at the 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 completed her fellowship in July 2015 and joined the MFM faculty at Northwestern in September 2015.

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.