Episode 13: Pregnancy and health care disparities in the time of Covid-19, with special guest Dr. Jackie Parchem
On today’s show I welcome Dr. Jackie Parchem, an OB/Gyn who specializes in Maternal Fetal Medicine, and an Assistant Professor at the McGovern Medical School, (UT Houston). We discuss what life is like for a practicing OBGyn in this time and her very interesting research, especially as it relates to health care disparities. Disclaimer: This podcast does not constitute medical advice. Always seek the advice of your own physician or other qualified health care professional regarding any medical questions or conditions.
- Dr. Parchem's other research, very interesting stuff here!
- Article on health disparities: Parchem JG, Gupta M, Chen HY, Wagner S, Mendez-Figueroa H, Chauhan SP. Adverse Infant and Maternal Outcomes Among Low-Risk Term Pregnancies Stratified by Race and Ethnicity. Obstet Gynecol. 2020;135(4):925‐934. doi:10.1097/AOG.0000000000003730. Maternal Outcomes article, Iranian series
- New placental study: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32441303/