University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Bio for Sarah Hale, Ph.D.
Sarah Hale, Ph.D.

Sarah Hale, Ph.D.

Research Associate
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Contact Information
Office Location:
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Given, C-268


2008 Ph.D., Cell & Molecular Biology, Dept. of Pharmacology, UVM College of Medicine
2002 M.S., Animal Science, The University of Maryland

Awards and Honors

2007 First Place, Department of Pharmacology Graduate Student Competition.  towe, VT

2004 First Place, Vermont Cancer Center Research Symposium Graduate Paper Competition. Burlington, VT

2004 Scholar-in-Training Award, American Association for Cancer Research. Orlando, FL

2003 Honorable Mention, Vermont Cancer Center Research Symposium Graduate Student Poster Competition. Burlington, VT

2002 American Dairy Science Association


Hale, SA, Sobel, B, Benvenuto, A., Schonberg, A, Badger, GJ, Bernstein, IM.  (2012) Coagulation and Fibrinolytic System Protein Profiles in Women with Normal Pregnancies and Pregnancies Complicated by Hypertension.  Pregnancy Hypertension.  2(2): 152- 157.

Cassavaugh, J, Hale SA, Howe AK, Wong C, Wellman T, KM Lounsbury. (2011) Negative Regulation of HIF-1a by an FBW7-mediated Degradation Pathway During Hypoxia.  J. Cell. Biochem. 112(12):3882-90.

Hale SA, Weger, L, Mandala, M, Osol, G.  (2011)  Reduced NO Signaling During Pregnancy Attenuates Outward Uterine Artery Remodeling by Altering MMP Expression and Collagen and Elastin Deposition.  AJP Heart and Circulatory Physiology 301(4):H1266-75.

Hale SA, Choate M, Schonberg A, Shapiro R, Badger GJ, Bernstein, IM  (2010) Pulse pressure and arterial compliance prior to pregnancy and the development of complicated hypertension during pregnancy.  Reproductive Sci 17: 871-877.

Hale SA, Jones C, Osol G, Schonberg A, Badger GJ, Bernstein IM (2010) Sildenafil increases uterine blood flow in nonpregnant nulliparous women.  Reproductive Sci 17: 358-356.