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Moeun Son

MD, MSCI, FACOG
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences; Interim Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program Director, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Contact Information

Moeun Son, MD, MSCI, FACOG

Mailing Address

  • Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

    333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208063

    New Haven, CT 06520

    United States

Research Summary

Dr. Son's research interests relate to clinical and outcomes-based research. Her main research focus has been on the safe prevention of a primary cesarean delivery by studying effective labor augmentation strategies, external cephalic version, and operative vaginal delivery. Her other area of research interest is prevention of preterm birth and its consequences to mother and baby.

Coauthors

Research Interests

Cesarean Section; Epidemiologic Methods; Postpartum Hemorrhage; Labor, Obstetric; Obstetrical Forceps; Vaginal Birth after Cesarean; Evidence-Based Medicine

Selected Publications

  • Cost of developing and implementing an antepartum penicillin allergy referral programBurn M, Xu X, Liao J, Kwah J, Son M. Cost of developing and implementing an antepartum penicillin allergy referral program American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2023, 228: s57. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2022.11.076.
  • Nipple stimulation results in adequate contractions at lower plasma oxytocin concentration compared with IV oxytocinMcAdow M, Cassello N, Tortal D, Son M. Nipple stimulation results in adequate contractions at lower plasma oxytocin concentration compared with IV oxytocin American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2023, 228: s199-s200. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2022.11.372.
  • Salivary oxytocin concentration correlates with plasma oxytocin concentration in patients undergoing induction of laborMcAdow M, Stark E, Cassello N, Son M. Salivary oxytocin concentration correlates with plasma oxytocin concentration in patients undergoing induction of labor American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2023, 228: s547-s548. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2022.11.932.
  • Delayed gestational diabetes diagnosis: maternal characteristics, reasons for delay, and delivery outcomesDing J, Lundsberg L, Culhane J, Partridge C, Denoble A, Son M. Delayed gestational diabetes diagnosis: maternal characteristics, reasons for delay, and delivery outcomes American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2023, 228: s149-s150. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2022.11.294.
  • Increased hemorrhage risk in patients with mild thrombocytopenia at delivery admissionBurn M, Lundsberg L, Culhane J, Partridge C, Son M, Grechukhina O. Increased hemorrhage risk in patients with mild thrombocytopenia at delivery admission American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2023, 228: s535-s536. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2022.11.914.
  • Changes in prenatal testing during the COVID-19 pandemicHandley S, Ledyard R, Lundsberg L, Passarella M, Yang N, Son M, McKenney K, Greenspan J, Dysart K, Culhane J, Burris H. Changes in prenatal testing during the COVID-19 pandemic Frontiers In Pediatrics 2022, 10: 1064039. PMCID: PMC9682111, DOI: 10.3389/fped.2022.1064039.
  • Duration of Exposure to General Endotracheal Anesthesia During Cesarean Deliveries at Term and Perinatal ComplicationsSwanson K, Liang L, Grobman W, Higgins N, Roy A, Son M. Duration of Exposure to General Endotracheal Anesthesia During Cesarean Deliveries at Term and Perinatal Complications Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey 2022, 77: 453-455. DOI: 10.1097/01.ogx.0000852896.18085.ad.
  • Underutilization of Penicillin Allergy Evaluations during PregnancyLiao J, Liao J, Burn M, Son M, Kwah J. Underutilization of Penicillin Allergy Evaluations during Pregnancy Journal Of Allergy And Clinical Immunology 2022, 149: ab76. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2021.12.278.
  • Co-existing chronic hypertension and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and associated adverse pregnancy outcomesSweeney L, Lundsberg L, Culhane J, Partridge C, Son M. Co-existing chronic hypertension and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and associated adverse pregnancy outcomes American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2022, 226: s658-s659. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.11.1087.
  • Improving follow-up by enhancing access to care for postpartum hypertensive patientsAckerman C, Spatz E, Son M, Lundsberg L, Culhane J, Chou J, Hickman C, Reddy U, Lipkind H. Improving follow-up by enhancing access to care for postpartum hypertensive patients American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2022, 226: s213-s214. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.11.364.
  • Low Dose Aspirin for Preeclampsia Prevention and Postpartum Blood LossWhite K, Son M, Lundsberg L, Culhane J, Partridge C, Reddy U, Merriam A. Low Dose Aspirin for Preeclampsia Prevention and Postpartum Blood Loss American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2022, 226: s75-s76. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.11.144.
  • Prediction of morbidity in large for gestational age neonates according to different growth standardsLeon-Martinez D, Lundsberg L, Zhang J, Culhane J, Son M, Partridge C, Reddy U. Prediction of morbidity in large for gestational age neonates according to different growth standards American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2022, 226: s275. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.11.468.
  • Fetal growth restriction and neonatal morbidity prediction: which growth standard to use?Leon-Martinez D, Lundsberg L, Zhang J, Culhane J, Son M, Partridge C, Reddy U. Fetal growth restriction and neonatal morbidity prediction: which growth standard to use? American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2022, 226: s39. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.11.060.
  • Factors Associated with Hysterectomy for Postpartum Hemorrhage: A Case-Control StudyMcKenney K, Lundsberg L, Culhane J, Partridge C, Son M. Factors Associated with Hysterectomy for Postpartum Hemorrhage: A Case-Control Study American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2022, 226: s452. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.11.750.
  • Is an isolated abnormal 1-hour glucose challenge test associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes?Hosier H, Lundsberg L, Culhane J, Partridge C, Son M. Is an isolated abnormal 1-hour glucose challenge test associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes? American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2022, 226: s149. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.11.262.
  • Obesity and associated outcomes among nulliparas receiving high-dose versus standard-dose oxytocin for labor augmentationStetson B, Roy A, Song J, Miller E, Peaceman A, Son M. Obesity and associated outcomes among nulliparas receiving high-dose versus standard-dose oxytocin for labor augmentation American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2022, 226: s661. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.11.1091.
  • Clinical Outcomes Following Implementation of a Penicillin Allergy Referral ProgramBurn M, Liao J, Liao J, Son M, Kwah J. Clinical Outcomes Following Implementation of a Penicillin Allergy Referral Program American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2022, 226: s18-s19. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.11.076.
  • 1001 Survey of maternity care providers to assess knowledge and management of penicillin allergy in pregnancyCate J, Burn M, Illuzzi J, Reddy U, Kwah J, Son M. 1001 Survey of maternity care providers to assess knowledge and management of penicillin allergy in pregnancy American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2021, 224: s620-s621. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.12.1026.
  • 506 Factors associated with appropriate treatment of obstetric hypertensive emergencyDeshmukh U, Son M, Lundsberg L, Culhane J, Partridge C, Reddy U, Merriam A. 506 Factors associated with appropriate treatment of obstetric hypertensive emergency American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2021, 224: s319-s320. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.12.527.
  • 748 Does antenatal progesterone administration modify the risk of neonatal intraventricular hemorrhage?Leon-Martinez D, Bank T, Lundsberg L, Culhane J, Son M, Silasi M, Partridge C, Reddy U, Hoffman M, Merriam A. 748 Does antenatal progesterone administration modify the risk of neonatal intraventricular hemorrhage? American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2021, 224: s469. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.12.771.
  • 6 High-dose versus standard-dose oxytocin regimens to augment labor in nulliparas: a double-blind randomized clinical trialSon M, Roy A, Stetson B, Grady N, Vanecko M, Bond N, Swanson K, Miller E, Peaceman A. 6 High-dose versus standard-dose oxytocin regimens to augment labor in nulliparas: a double-blind randomized clinical trial American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2021, 224: s4. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.12.108.
  • 51 A Multivariable Predictive Model for Success of External Cephalic VersionsDahl C, Zhang Y, Ong J, Yen C, Son M, Miller E, Roy A, Grobman W. 51 A Multivariable Predictive Model for Success of External Cephalic Versions American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2021, 224: s35-s36. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.12.015.
  • Management of fetus with anemiaIn Clinical Care Paths in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 1st edition, eds. L. Jain, G. Suresh, McGraw-Hill Co., New York, NY, pp. 500-525.
  • 1048: Early-onset isolated fetal growth restriction and perinatal outcomesSon M, Wapner R, Silver R, Haas D, Wing D, Parry S, Mercer B, Saade G, Reddy U, Grobman W. 1048: Early-onset isolated fetal growth restriction and perinatal outcomes American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2019, 220: s672. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2018.11.1072.
  • 347: Patient psychosocial traits and perinatal outcomesSon M, Silver R, Haas D, Mercer B, Simhan H, Wing D, Iams J, Parry S, Reddy U, Grobman W. 347: Patient psychosocial traits and perinatal outcomes American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2019, 220: s241-s242. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2018.11.368.
  • 554: The association between time of day and the decision to perform an intrapartum cesarean deliverySon M. 554: The association between time of day and the decision to perform an intrapartum cesarean delivery American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2018, 218: s331. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.11.081.
  • The Association Between Intrauterine Balloon Tamponade Duration and Postpartum Hemorrhage OutcomesEinerson B, Son M, Schneider P, Fields I, Miller E. The Association Between Intrauterine Balloon Tamponade Duration and Postpartum Hemorrhage Outcomes Obstetric Anesthesia Digest 2017, 37: 189-190. DOI: 10.1097/01.aoa.0000527032.93617.38.
  • Placental disordersIn Obstetric Evidence Based Guidelines, 3rd edition, ed. V. Berghella, CRC Press, New York, NY, pp. 299-308
  • 670: Is there an association between attempted external cephalic version and neonatal morbidity?Son M, Roy A, Grobman W, Miller E. 670: Is there an association between attempted external cephalic version and neonatal morbidity? American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2017, 216: s393. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.11.404.
  • 95: Attempted operative vaginal delivery versus repeat cesarean in the second stage in women undergoing a trial of labor after cesareanSon M, Roy A, Grobman W. 95: Attempted operative vaginal delivery versus repeat cesarean in the second stage in women undergoing a trial of labor after cesarean American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2017, 216: s68-s69. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.11.984.
  • 350: Preterm birth prediction with transvaginal cervical length and uterocervical angle measurementsSon M, Butler S, Fay K, Grobman W, Miller E. 350: Preterm birth prediction with transvaginal cervical length and uterocervical angle measurements American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2017, 216: s212. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.11.608.
  • 28. Placental disordersSon M, Grobman W. 28. Placental disorders 2016, 299-308. DOI: 10.1201/9781315200903-29.
  • 366: Is mode of delivery associated with the risk of necrotizing enterocolitis?Son M, Grobman W, Miller E. 366: Is mode of delivery associated with the risk of necrotizing enterocolitis? American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2016, 214: s204-s205. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.10.407.
  • 313: Timing of delivery in pregnancies complicated by fetal growth restriction: a decision analytic modelGoetzinger K, Rhoades J, Son M, Grobman W, Cahill A. 313: Timing of delivery in pregnancies complicated by fetal growth restriction: a decision analytic model American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2016, 214: s178. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.10.352.
  • 720: The association between indication for intrauterine balloon tamponade and balloon failureSon M, Schneider P, Einerson B, Fields I, Grobman W, Miller E. 720: The association between indication for intrauterine balloon tamponade and balloon failure American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2016, 214: s379. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.10.768.
  • 13: Is a universal midtrimester transvaginal cervical length assessment program associated with a reduced preterm birth rate?Son M, Grobman W, Ayala N, Miller E. 13: Is a universal midtrimester transvaginal cervical length assessment program associated with a reduced preterm birth rate? American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2016, 214: s10. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.10.035.
  • 644: Few indications for antenatal corticosteroids are associated with optimal timing prior to eligible preterm deliveriesLevin H, Ananth C, Benjamin-Boamah C, Son M, Friedman A. 644: Few indications for antenatal corticosteroids are associated with optimal timing prior to eligible preterm deliveries American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2015, 212: s317-s318. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.10.850.
  • 840: Skin incision to delivery interval and risk for neonatal morbidity in emergent cesareanDiNapoli M, Moroz L, Son M, D'Alton M, Gyamfi-Bannerman C. 840: Skin incision to delivery interval and risk for neonatal morbidity in emergent cesarean American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2015, 212: s403. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.10.1046.
  • 696: Long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes of late preterm and early term neonatesGyamfi-Bannerman C, Son M, Ananth C. 696: Long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes of late preterm and early term neonates American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2014, 210: s342-s343. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2013.10.729.
  • Evaluation of Anti-Slide Methods To Avoid Patient Shifting during Trendelenburg Lithotomy Position for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic SurgeryRitch J, Son M, Wright J, Fan L, Lewin S, Charles A, Kim J. Evaluation of Anti-Slide Methods To Avoid Patient Shifting during Trendelenburg Lithotomy Position for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Journal Of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 2011, 18: s70. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmig.2011.08.236.

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Pregnancy, Childbirth and the PuerperiumPrematurity Risk Assessment Combined With Clinical Interventions for Improving Neonatal outcoMEs (PRIME)
Pregnancy, Childbirth and the PuerperiumThe Stimulation To Induce Mothers Study (STIM)
Women's Health; Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium; HypertensionAspirin to Prevent Preeclampsia in Women With Elevated Blood Pressure and Stage 1 Hypertension (ASPPIRE)
Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium; HypertensionChronic Hypertension and Pregnancy (CHAP) Project (CHAP)