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Urania Magriples, MD

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

Contact Information

Urania Magriples, MD

Mailing Address

  • Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

    333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208063

    New Haven, CT 06511

    United States

Research Summary

Major research interest: Models for delivery of obstetric care.

Other research interests: Global Health; Medical complications of pregnancy; Ultrasound of fetal anomalies:

“Group Prenatal Care” The Centering Pregnancy Program is an innovative model for providing group prenatal care that has been implemented at prenatal care sites around the United States since 1995. It has ten defined 2-hour sessions implemented from weeks 16 through 40 of pregnancy. All prenatal care occurs within the group setting except for the initial intake done prior to group assignment, medical concerns involving the need for privacy, and cervical assessments late in pregnancy.

Mentor to Rwanda OBGYN resident theses and involved in helping the residents perform their required projects as well as evaluating the impact of training OBGYN residents in the Human Resources for Health Rwanda on maternal and fetal outcomes.


Research Interests

Gynecology; Obstetrics; Pregnancy; Pregnancy Complications; Global Health; Delivery, Obstetric

Selected Publications