Maternal Fetal Medicine Faculty
Dr. Eugene Chang serves as Fellowship Director. He joined our full time faculty in July 2005 after completing his MFM fellowship here at MUSC. His primary interests are in preeclampsia and chorioamnionitis. Dr. Chang is the co-principal investigator on a NIH-RO1 grant investigating the use of N-Acetylcystiene to improve newborn outcome in pregnancies complicated by chorioamnionitis. Dr. Chang is also our Director of Ultrasonography at the Prenatal Wellness Center and is the department's liaison to the Simulation Center.
|Donna D. Johnson, M.D.|
Dr. Donna Johnson is our Department Chair. She joined our faculty after completing her fellowship at the University of California, San Diego. Her interests are in preeclampsia, placental pathology, and 3-D ultrasound. Dr. Johnson directs a molecular biology laboratory within the division and is actively investigating serum markers for preeclampsia. Dr. Johnson was a Co-I of an NIH sponsored RO-1 grant investigating the prevalence and impact of maternal and fetal vitamin D insufficiency during pregnancy.
|Jill G. Mauldin, M.D.|
Dr. Jill Mauldin joined us as a fellow after completing her residency at Emory. She remains on the faculty with a special interest in diabetes in pregnancy. Dr. Mauldin serves as Medical Director for the Perinatal Service Line and has been instrumental in developing our Electronic Medical Record.
|Roger B. Newman, M.D.|
Dr. Newman serves as the Director of Women's Health Research. He completed a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and has been on the faculty at MUSC since 1986. His interests are multiple gestations, preterm birth prevention, ultrasound, and intrapartum fetal assessment. Dr. Newman is the MUSC center PI for the NIH-NICHD sponsored National Fetal Growth study and the National Twin Study. Dr. Newman also serves as the Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs and Women’s Health Research in the Department and recently served on the Board and as the President of the Society for Maternal and Fetal Medicine.
|Charles S. Rittenberg, M.D.|
Dr. Charles Rittenberg did both residency training and fellowship here at MUSC. Dr. Rittenberg's clinical and research interests involve preterm birth prevention, multiple gestations and progesterone therapy. He is the co-director of the 3rd year core rotation and also a liaison to the South Carolina March of Dimes.
Dr. Scott Sullivan joined our faculty after completing his fellowship with us in 2006. Dr. Sullivan is interested in prematurity prevention, obstetrical surgical technique, and the evaluation of health disparities and health quality indicators. Dr. Sullivan was the PI of a landmark study comparing cesarean antibiotic prophylaxis at cord clamping versus prior to skin incision. Dr. Sullivan is the division director of Maternal Fetal Medicine.
|J. Peter VanDorsten, M.D.|
Dr. James Peter VanDorsten served as Department Chairman from 2000- June 30, 2012 and the most senior member of our division. He is actively involved in fellow, resident, and student education and is a respected and influential mentor to all of our divisional faculty and fellows. Dr. VanDorsten is also a former President of the Society for Maternal and Fetal Medicine and is currently the Scientific Director of the NICHD – Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network.