Essential Functions: The Perinatology Research Branch (PRB) of the Division of Intramural Research of NICHD/NIH, housed at Wayne State University and the Detroit Medical Center, conducts clinical and translational research in obstetrics and perinatal medicine. As a key faculty member in support of the PRB, this individual would help to accomplish the Branch's mission by:Collaborate with the Perinatology Research Branch in conducting research on the Great Obstetrical Syndromes. Participate in outreach programs that may involve area hospitals and clinical research programs associated with their departments of OB/GYN. Participate in the training and education of students, residents and fellows. Manage research associates, research assistants and students.Explain the correct procedures to obtain biological specimens to responsible physicians or research nurses according to protocols and observe the collection of specimens.Make presentations regarding the clinical history and progress of the subjects enrolled in PRB protocols to the research team during PRB research rounds.Participate in preparing reports of research findings to the scientific community (e.g., abstracts, posters, oral presentations, manuscripts, and chapters).Perform ultrasound examinations and other diagnostic procedures in low and high risk pregnancies.Additional duties as assigned.
Qualifications: M.D. and/or Ph.D. with background in obstetrics and perinatal medicine.
Internal Number: 76_205728
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.