Bio for Julie Phillips, M.D. Julie Phillips, M.D.Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences Contact Information E-mail: Julie.Phillips@uvm.eduPhone: 802-847-1400Office Location: Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, MFU - Smith 411, 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401 Education2011 Fellowship - Fletcher Allen Health Care/University of Vermont, Maternal Fetal Medicine2008 Residency - Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD2004 M.D. - University of Vermont College of Medicine2000 B.A. - Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyExpertiseMedical Complications of Pregnancy, Obesity and Pregnancy, Prenatal UltrasoundResearch InterestsDr. Phillips’ primary research interest is obesity and pregnancy, with particular emphasis on gestational weight gain, pregnancy complications related to obesity, and postpartum weight retention. Current activities include defining the problems associated with obesity and pregnancy in Vermont, implementing an antenatal intervention to minimize gestational weight gain through an NIH COBRE grant, and examining inflammatory and thrombotic markers in obese pregnant women in collaboration with Dr. Kelley McLean.Research GrantsNIH Centers for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) 1P20GM103644-01A1 “Incentives Targeting Gestational Weight Gain in Overweight/Obese Low Income Women” Project Director; PI Dr. Stephen Higgins 09/2013 - present Vermont Child Health Improvement Program 03420-5930S “Obesity in Pregnancy” 08/2011 - presentAwards and Honors2012 University of Vermont Excellence in Resident Teaching2012 Medical Student Teaching Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine2008 Chao-Huang Hung, M.D. Memorial Award for Humanism in Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital2008 Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Chief Resident Award2008 Greater Baltimore Medical Center Outstanding Resident Award2007 Johns Hopkins Medical Student Excellence in Teaching Award2007 PGY-3 Chief Survivor Award, Department of Gynecologic Specialties, Johns Hopkins Hospital2002 Durwood J. Smith, M.D. Memorial Award for Excellence in PharmacologyPublicationsPhillips JK, Vance AM, Raj RS, Mandalà M, Linder EA, Gokina NI. Impact of experimental diabetes on the maternal uterine vascular remodeling during rat pregnancy. Reprod Sci. 2012 Mar;19(3):322-31. doi: 10.1177/1933719111424435. PubMed PMID: 22383782; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3343150.Phillips J and Osol G. 2011 Maternal Adaptive Changes in Pregnancy. In: Ginosar Y, Halpern S, Reynolds F, and Weiner C, editors. Anesthesia and the Fetus. In press.Phillips JK, Janowiak M, Badger GJ, Bernstein IM. Evidence for distinct preterm and term phenotypes of preeclampsia. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2010 Jul;23(7):622-6. doi: 10.3109/14767050903258746. PubMed PMID: 20482241; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2885458.Phillips J and Henderson J: The Obese Gravida. OBG Management 2009;21(2):42-54.Phillips JK, Bernstein IM, Mongeon JA, Badger GJ. Seasonal variation in preeclampsia based on timing of conception. Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Nov;104(5 Pt 1):1015-20. PubMed PMID: 15516394.See PubMed listing here.