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MFM FELLOWSHIP FACULTY
SUSAN BERMAN, MD, MBA, MS

Wayne State University/Perinatology Research Branch - Susan Berman, MD, MBA, MSTitle

  • Associate Professor, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine

Education and Training

  • M.S. – Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • M.B.A. – Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration
  • M.D. – Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
  • Internship and Residency – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Fellowship – Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,  Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Research Accomplishments

  • 1993-1997 – Co-investigator, NIAA Grant, “Alcohol abuse in pregnancy”
  • 1995-1996 – Co-investigator, AHCPR Grant #R03 HS08830, “Measuring Outcome and Costs in High Risk Obstetrics”
  • 1999-2000 – Scholar, Detroit Reproductive Career Development Research Center, NIH/NICHD, Contract 1-K12-HD01254-01
  • 2004-2006 – Co-investigator, Canadian Foundation for Women’s Health, “Randomized Controlled Trial Using Azithromycin, After Second Trimester Amniocentesis, to Decrease the Incidence of Adverse Obstetric Outcomes”

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2006 - CREOG, Faculty Award
  • 2003 - National Faculty Award, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists
  • 1999 - Rupinder Bhatia Award for Excellence in Teaching, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Research Interests

  • Prematurity
  • Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes
  • Behavioral Economics

Select Publications

  • Thomason ME, Brown JA, Dassanayake MT, Shastri R, Marusak HA, Hernandez-Andrade E, Yeo L, Mody S, Berman S, Hassan SS, Romero R.  Intrinsic functional brain architecture derived from graph theoretical analysis in the human fetus. PLoS ONE 2014 May 1;9(5):e94423.
  • Thomason ME, Grove LE, Lozon TA Jr, Vila AM, Ye Y, Nye MJ, Manning JH, Pappas A, Hernandez-Andrade E, Yeo L, Mody S, Berman S, Hassan SS, Romero R. Age-related increases in long-range connectivity in fetal functional neural connectivity networks in utero.  Dev Cogn Neurosci 2015 Feb;11:96-104.