Werner named associate editor of American Journal of Perinatology

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Erika F. Werner, interim director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Women & Infants Hospital, has been appointed associate editor of the American Journal of Perinatology.

The journal, an international, peer-reviewed publication, is a forum for specialists in obstetrics, neonatology, perinatology and maternal-fetal medicine.

Werner is a member of Care New England Medical Group, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and associate professor of epidemiology, research scholar track, at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

A graduate of the University of Virginia with a bachelor’s degree and also a master’s degree in environmental engineering, Werner earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University. She returned to the University of Virginia for her residency in obstetrics and gynecology and completed a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine.

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Werner is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and in maternal-fetal medicine. Her research and clinical interests include obstetrical complications of obesity, gestational diabetes, operative deliveries and preterm birth.

She has also published extensively on cost-effective medical practices.

Rob Borkowski is a PBN staff writer. Email him at Borkowski@PBN.com.