Rohin Dhir, MD
Chun-Yi Chiang, MS
Victoria deMartelly, MPH
Colleen Duncan, RN-BSN, M.Ed.
a Clinical Research Nurse that works directly with Dr. Rana at the University of Chicago focusing primarily on projects involving hypertensive issues during pregnancy and postpartum. She is also affiliated with UCM focusing on the STAMPP-HTN program for postpartum HTN patient education and PRAECIS a biomarkers study out of Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. Colleen looks forward to establishing a postpartum telehealth program at UCM in 2021, and working with the research team on an upcoming biomarkers study TIME-PE.
Sunitha Suresh, MD
Nikolina Docheva, MD
a second year MFM Fellow in the section of Maternal Fetal Medicine. She attended medical school and residency at Johns Hopkins, and is excited to be back in her hometown of Chicago for fellowship. Her research interests include labor outcomes in obese women, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, and recurrent preterm birth.
a first-year fellow in the section of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. She attend medical school at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. Dr. Docheva was a Research Assistant at the Perinatology Research Branch at Wayne State University in Michigan. She did her residency in Obstetrics ang Gynecology at the University of Toledo in Ohio. Her research interest are the effect of hypertension in pregnancy on the maternal brain, biomarkers research in preeclampsia, narrowing the disparity gap in maternal outcomes in relation to hypertension in pregnancy.
Gabriel Arenas, MD
an OBGYN third year resident planning on pursing a career in MFM. He is working on understanding the role angiogenic biomarkers may have in predicting pre-eclampsia in patients with intrauterine growth restriction.
a fourth year medical student at Pritzker School of Medicine and is applying into ob/gyn. She has previously worked on projects focused on the use of biomarkers in predicting outcomes and the cardiac effects of preeclampsia postpartum. Sarah is currently conducting a survey for postpartum women about the use of biomarkers in predicting preeclampsia and is also evaluating the effect of race on maternal and neonatal outcomes at the University of Chicago.
an MD Candidate working as a Burroughs Wellcome Research Fellow in Dr. Rana's lab before she goes on to pursue a residency in OB/Gyn next year. Kavia graduated from Brown University with an Honors BA in Public Health. She is helping to implement several projects related to postpartum hypertension (PPHTN) management in the hopes of reducing the racial and socioeconomic disparities seen in this area.
a third-year medical student at the Pritzker School of Medicine planning to apply into Obstetrics & Gynecology for residency. She has a special interest in studying health care delivery and outcomes in underserved populations both in the U.S. and abroad, and is currently enrolled in the Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy at University of Chicago. Melissa is currently working with Dr. Sarosh Rana on a project exploring maternal and neonatal outcomes among patients who were exposed to COVID-19 during pregnancy.
a second-year student at The Univerisyt of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. She graduated form Emory University with a BS in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology and has interest in pursing OB/GYN and women's health studies. She is working with Dr. Sarosh Rana on a project studying intrapartum hypertension treatment protocols among women with severe preeclampsia treated at UCMC.
a third-year medical student at Pritzker School of Medicine. She completed her undergraduate degree at Pennsylvania State University studying biology and global health, where she first garnered an interest in maternal health outcomes in several abroad experiences. At the moment she is working with Dr. Sarosh Rana on assessing the readmission rate, morbidity, and mortality of postpartum mothers with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.
a third-year undergraduate student at the University of Chicago pursuing a major in Comparative Human Development and a minor in Biology, on the pre-med track. She joined the Rana Laboratory in June 2019 as a Research Assistant on both clinical and basic research studies. She has also worked on numerous studies pertaining to hypertensive and preeclamptic pregnancies, based locally and globally.